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 2011, Episode 3 - Jane Horrocks' Little Cracker

Bad hair and a unique talent are unveiled in a short inspired by the life and times of Jane Horrocks.

Further details

Little Crackers. Hairdresser (Jane Horrocks).


Jane Horrocks is a big Barbra Streisand fan - she's dazzled by A Star Is Born and can't get enough of its soundtrack. Alas, this fondness for Ms Streisand is taken too far when, against the advice of her hairdresser, 13-year-old Jane opts for a perm. The result is less Babs-channelling bouncy curls, more OAP-esque ringlets. It's not a good look, and what's worse is that the teen has a party to attend (complete with date) and a looming dance show. It's during these testing times, though, that Jane discovers a unique talent and a star really is born.


Produced by Sprout Pictures.

Broadcast details

Monday 19th December 2011
Sky One
15 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jane Horrocks Hairdresser
    Guest cast
    Sophie Wright Young Jane
    Katy Clayton Tracy
    Ciara Baxendale Patsy
    James Ainsworth Andrew
    Charlie Kenyon Lad
    Claire Greenway (as Claire Greenaway) Margaret
    Writing team
    Nick Vivian Writer
    Production team
    Paul Norton Walker Director
    Mike Elliott Producer
    Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
    Stephen Fry Executive Producer
    Gina Carter Executive Producer
    Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
    Zoƫ Rocha Executive Producer
    Scott Cato Editor
    Kem White Production Designer

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