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 4

Paying for daughter Sharon's dream wedding is giving Spud sleepless nights, whilst Danny has his own conundrum to solve.

Further details

Cradle To Grave. Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay). Copyright: ITV Studios.

Paying for daughter Sharon's dream wedding is giving Spud sleepless nights.

Danny has his own conundrum to solve. Should he seize the chance for honour and glory as captain of West Greenwich's footie team? Or further develop his new found interest in photography, inspired by the tutoring of smoking hot Future Studies teacher Miss Blondel with her French accent and her photographic dark room?

Big decisions for both father and son!

Broadcast details

Thursday 24th September 2015
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Peter Kay Fred 'Spud' Baker
Lucy Speed Bet Baker
Laurie Kynaston Danny Baker
Alice Sykes Sharon Baker
Alexa Davies Yvonne
Martin Hancock Soapy
Jay Simpson Ernie
Ronnie Fox Terry
Brian Fletcher Tommy
Frankie Fox Phillip
Jack O'Connor Lenny
Simon Sherlock Alfie
Guest cast
John Henshaw Mr Glover (Football coach)
Gareth Hale Teddy Arseholes
Justin Edwards Headmaster
Rob Jarvis Starkers
Samuel Cummings Cartwright
Oliver Wilson Mr Parslow
Gus Brown Bank Manager
Julie Dray Miss Blondel
Writing team
Danny Baker Writer
Jeff Pope Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Kate Crowther Producer
Jeff Pope Executive Producer
Danny Baker Executive Producer


Managing your boxes

Glover, the school football coach, gives Danny a talk in the changing room.

Featuring: John Henshaw (Mr Glover), Laurie Kynaston (Danny Baker).

What's in it for you?

Fred has a meeting with the bank manager.

Featuring: Peter Kay (Fred 'Spud' Baker), Gus Brown (Bank Manager).


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