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 6

Cradle To Grave. Shaky (Simon Day). Copyright: ITV Studios.
Spud demonstrates his keen sense of hearing when it comes to money and wallets. Danny is a young man at a crossroads with the fabulous Miss Blondel - or Louise, as he's now allowed to call her. And something is stirring in Shaky Young's sister's loft.

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th October 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
Guest cast
Simon Day Shaky
Lorraine Stanley Jean
Tom Brooke Keith
Camille Coduri Barbara
Adam Leese Kenny
Sam Melvin Peter Tulloch
Tina Harris Mrs Tulloch
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


Hand grenade

Michael wakes Danny up with a surprise when he comes back from the pub.

Featuring: Peter Kay (Fred 'Spud' Baker), Lucy Speed (Bet Baker), Laurie Kynaston (Danny Baker), Frankie Wilson (Michael Baker), Alice Sykes (Sharon Baker).


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