Little Crackers
Little Crackers

Little Crackers

  • TV comedy drama
  • Sky One
  • 2010 - 2012
  • 35 episodes (3 series)

Festive seasons of autobiographical short films written by and starring some of Britain's top comedy stars, including Stephen Fry and Barbara Windsor. Stars Chris O'Dowd, Catherine Tate, Julian Barratt, Stephen Fry, Kathy Burke and more.

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Little Crackers 2010, Episode 9 - David Baddiel's Little Cracker

Little Crackers. Image shows from L to R: David Baddiel, Frank Skinner
Even those normally right can be wrong in an autobiographical short written, directed by and starring David Baddiel.

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Further details

Little Crackers. Image shows from L to R: DJ Geoff (John Thomson), David Baddiel, Norris McWhirter (Alistair McGowan)

The Norris McWhirter Chronicles - A True Story

1978. Record Breakers is at the height of its popularity and the latest guest speaker at teenage David Baddiel's school is none other than editor of the Guinness Book of Records, Norris McWhirter. This is a man famed for being right. The voice of authority on Record Breakers, there is no fact he can't recall.

But is this respected man of intellect really always correct? David's encounters with Norris suggest otherwise...

Little Crackers. Image shows from L to R: Frank Skinner, David Baddiel


Produced by Avalon Television.

Broadcast details

Thursday 23rd December 2010
Sky One
15 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 23rd December 2010 10:30pm Sky1
Saturday 25th December 2010 10:45pm Sky1
Friday 31st December 2010 10:15pm Sky1
Monday 26th December 2011 4:55am Sky1
Sunday 1st January 2012 4:30am Sky1
Sunday 2nd December 2012 11:40pm Sky Arts

Cast & crew

David Baddiel Self
Guest cast
Sebastian Applewhite Young David
Alistair McGowan Norris McWhirter
John Thomson DJ Geoff
Paul Jerricho Headmaster
Frank Skinner Self
Lee Mack Jez (Voice)
Writing team
David Baddiel Writer
Production team
David Baddiel Director
Charlie Hanson Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
David Baddiel Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Kim Gaster Editor
Dennis De Groot (as Dennis DeGroot) Production Designer


David Baddiel's Little Cracker

David Baddiel's Little Cracker has been posted on the internet in full by the production company.

Featuring: David Baddiel, Sebastian Applewhite (Young David), Paul Jerricho (Headmaster), Lee Mack (Jez), Alistair McGowan (Norris McWhirter), Frank Skinner & John Thomson (DJ Geoff).

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