Little Crackers.

Little Crackers

Sky One comedy drama. 35 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

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