Festive seasons of autobiographical short films written by and starring some of Britain's top comedy stars, including Stephen Fry and Barbara Windsor
- Comedy Drama
- 2010 - 2012
- Sky One
- 35 (3 series), plus 1 documentary
- Chris O'Dowd, Catherine Tate, Julian Barratt, Stephen Fry, Kathy Burke, Bill Bailey, Julia Davis, Dawn French and others
- Victoria Wood, Chris O'Dowd, Catherine Tate, Julian Barratt, Stephen Fry, Kathy Burke, Jo Brand, Bill Bailey and others
Little Crackers are seasons of autobiographical comic shorts from Britain's best-loved stars. The all-star line-up includes performances by Dawn French, Catherine Tate, Kathy Burke and Stephen Fry with home-grown favourites, Victoria Wood and Bill Bailey, directing their own tales.
The third series included contributions from Sharon Horgan, Omid Djalili, Joanna Lumley and Tommy Tiernan. Each 15 minute installment was immediately followed by a 15 minute behind-the-scenes documentary.
The strand returns for a fourth series this Christmas with Martin Freeman confirmed as one of the stars. Each will again comprise a fifteen minute film and a fifteen minute behind the scenes look at its journey to the screen. Set in 1977 at Christmas, Martin Freeman will write, direct and star in his cracker playing his dad.
- Laugh track
- First broadcast
- Sunday 19th December 2010 on Sky One at 9pm
- Last new broadcast
- Thursday 20th December 2012 on Sky One at 9:30pm
- Last repeat
- Saturday 2nd January 2016 at 12:30am on Sky2