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 8

Cradle To Grave. Image shows from L to R: Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay), Bet Baker (Lucy Speed). Copyright: ITV Studios.
A tale of two romantic milestones in the Baker family history - daughter Sharon's much anticipated wedding and the 1949 courtship of one Freddie Baker and Betty Lockwood. Meanwhile, Danny gets an interesting lecture from Yvonne.

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
Luke Higgins Trevor
Frankie Fox Phillip
Jack O'Connor Lenny
Simon Sherlock Alfie
Guest cast
Diveen Henry Rose (Bet's colleague)
Taylor Maza Roger (Sharon's boyfriend)
Tom Brooke Keith
Tommy McDonnell Young Fred
Faye Daveney Young Bet
Freddie Phillips Young Danny
Bonnie Baker Keith's Daughter
Sophie Hannah Harrison Angie
Archie Kelly Uncle Frank
Daniel Croucher Young Wally
Rebecca Craven Doreen
India Barclay Pat
Michael McKell Joey Churcher
Leanne Dunstan Vicky
Kate Lassman Long Michelle
Victoria Alcock Jeannie
Dean Coulson Tom
Dan Linney Policeman
Mancie Baker Janet
Michael Cochrane Judge
Max Pope Fred's Mate
Sonny Baker Fred's Mate
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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