Little Crackers.

Little Crackers

Sky One comedy drama. 36 episodes (3 series), 2010 - 2012. Stars Chris O'Dowd, Catherine Tate, Julian Barratt, Stephen Fry, Kathy Burke, Bill Bailey, Julia Davis and others.

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

Even those normally right can be wrong in an autobiographical short written, directed by and starring David Baddiel.

Further details

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

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


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    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), Alistair McGowan (Norris McWhirter), Frank Skinner, John Thomson (DJ Geoff), Paul Jerricho (Headmaster), Lee Mack (Jez).


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