Cradle To Grave. Image shows from L to R: Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay), Danny Baker (Laurie Kynaston), Bet Baker (Lucy Speed). Copyright: ITV Studios.

Cradle To Grave

BBC Two comedy drama about the childhood of Danny Baker. 8 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars Peter Kay, Lucy Speed, Laurie Kynaston, Frankie Wilson and others.

Series 1, Episode 2

Cradle To Grave. Image shows from L to R: Bet Baker (Lucy Speed), Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay). Copyright: ITV Studios.
Bet persuades Spud to expand their horizons and take in such rich new experiences as wine, the Bermondsey Small Retailers annual dinner dance, and a caravan holiday in Dymchurch. As for Danny, there are lessons to be learned in biology, both at school and in the bedroom.

Broadcast details

Thursday 10th September 2015
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Peter Kay Fred 'Spud' Baker
Lucy Speed Bet Baker
Laurie Kynaston Danny Baker
Frankie Wilson Michael Baker
Alice Sykes Sharon Baker
Alexa Davies Yvonne
Laura Checkley Lil
Brian Fletcher Tommy
Luke Higgins Trevor
Frankie Fox Phillip
Jack O'Connor Lenny
Guest cast
Endy Mckay Barmaid
Mark Davison Insurance Man
Lee Ross Wally
Vas Constanti Georgie The Fish
Matthew Ashforde Arthur (Man in pub)
Peter Dean Little Legs
Joann Condon Mary
Mark Hadfield Bill Hodges
Tim Key Mr. Stutely (Teacher)
Alfie Kingsnorth Langford (Bullied kid)
Katie Males Maureen (Bet's work friend)
Diveen Henry Rose (Bet's colleague)
Dickon Tolson Derek (Arrives 1st at caravan)
Christopher Pizzey Dougie
Rebecca Gethings Woman at Dinner Dance
Gerard Horan Alderman Trump (Local businessman)
Jordan Coulson Steve Churcher (Troublesome teenager)
Writing team
Danny Baker Writer
Jeff Pope Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Kate Crowther Producer
Jeff Pope Executive Producer
Danny Baker Executive Producer


I ain't in!

Spud makes Danny tell the Insurance Man he isn't in.

Featuring: Peter Kay (Fred 'Spud' Baker), Mark Davison (Insurance Man), Laurie Kynaston (Danny Baker).


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