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 2011, Episode 10 - Sanjeev Bhaskar's Little Cracker

It really is a Christmas to remember in a short inspired, written and directed by Sanjeev Bhaskar.

Preview clips

Little Crackers. Image shows from L to R: Dad (Sanjeev Bhaskar), Young Sanjeev (Joshan Patel)

Papaji Saves Christmas

This Little Cracker was dedicated to Sanjeev's great-uncle 'Papaji' Bhaskar, who passed away in 2011 aged 87.


Produced by Sprout Pictures.

Broadcast details

Thursday 22nd December 2011
Sky One
15 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 26th December 2011 1:00am Sky1
Saturday 1st December 2012 2:15pm Sky1
Wednesday 5th December 2012 5:15pm Sky1
Wednesday 19th December 2012 12:15pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 25th December 2012 7:00am Sky1
Wednesday 26th December 2012 5:45pm Sky Atlantic
Wednesday 25th December 2013 11:00am Sky Atlantic
Thursday 2nd January 2014 9:45am Sky1
Friday 3rd January 2014 4:15am Sky1
Thursday 4th December 2014 7:45pm Sky Arts
Friday 5th December 2014 1:00am Sky Arts
Friday 25th December 2015 5:45am Sky Arts
Saturday 26th December 2015 12:20am Sky Arts

Cast & crew

Sanjeev Bhaskar Dad
Guest cast
Joshan Patel Young Sanjeev
Seeta Indrani Mum
Kaleem Janjua Uncle Papaji
Nishi Malde Sangeeta
Vincent Ebrahim Uncle Arun
Harvey Virdi Auntie Nimmi
Writing team
Sanjeev Bhaskar Writer
Production team
Sanjeev Bhaskar Director
Mike Elliott Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Gina Carter Executive Producer
Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
Zoƫ Rocha Executive Producer


Little Crackers: Sanjeev Bhaskar

Young Sanjeev Bhaskar's Christmas sadly didn't involve lots of dancing.

Featuring: Sanjeev Bhaskar (Papa), Vincent Ebrahim (Uncle Arun) & Joshan Patel (Young Sanjeev).

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