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 7

Cradle To Grave. Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay). Copyright: ITV Studios.
Double lives are being led by father and son: Spud embarks on his first day on the straight and narrow as a Commissionaire and Danny poses as David Essex's brother. But it's Bet's need for a bit of breathing space and her friendship with Keith from work which might prove to be the most dangerous double life of all.

Broadcast details

Thursday 15th 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
Alexa Davies Yvonne
Laura Checkley Lil
Martin Hancock Soapy
Jay Simpson Ernie
Ronnie Fox Terry
Brian Fletcher Tommy
Frankie Fox Phillip
Jack O'Connor Lenny
Guest cast
Lee Ross Wally
Joann Condon Mary
Mark Hadfield Bill Hodges
Taylor Maza Roger (Sharon's boyfriend)
Tom Brooke Keith
Sam Melvin Peter Tulloch
Amy Bowden Wendy
Georgina Minter-Brown Tina
Colin Mace Dickie
Duncan Wisbey Jumbo
Phillip Burkett Barman
Martin Johnston Launchberry
Matt Green Carter
Dorian Lough Orrie
Britney Sullivan David Essex Fan
Rosa Coduri Heather
Sandra James-Young Woman at Market
Tony Way Buckle Eyed Bill
Sandra Evans Heather's Mum
Writing team
Danny Baker Writer
Jeff Pope Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Kate Crowther Producer
Jeff Pope Executive Producer
Danny Baker Executive Producer

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