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.

Episode menu

Little Crackers 2011, Episode 6 - Shappi Khorsandi's Little Cracker

Someone's fondness for Tucker Jenkins goes too far in a short inspired and written by Shappi Khorsandi.

Preview clips

Little Crackers. Image shows from L to R: Young Shappi (Paradis Farahati), Shaparak Khorsandi

Shappi 4 Todd


Produced by Open Mike.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 20th December 2011
Sky One
15 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 26th December 2011 12:00am Sky1
Saturday 1st December 2012 1:45pm Sky1
Tuesday 4th December 2012 5:15pm Sky1
Friday 21st December 2012 8:45pm Sky Arts
Saturday 22nd December 2012 7:15pm Sky Atlantic
Tuesday 25th December 2012 9:45am Sky1
Wednesday 26th December 2012 4:15pm Sky Atlantic
Wednesday 6th March 2013 12:30am Sky1
Wednesday 25th December 2013 12:00pm Sky Atlantic
Wednesday 1st January 2014 4:15am Sky1
Thursday 2nd January 2014 9:30am Sky1
Wednesday 24th December 2014 2:30pm Sky Atlantic
Monday 21st December 2015 5:30am Sky2

Cast & crew

Shaparak Khorsandi (as Shappi Khorsandi) Self
Guest cast
Paradis Farahati Young Shappi
Oliver Johnstone Young Todd
Gwyneth Powell Headmistress
Faraz Khokhar Peyvand
Nadim Sawalha Baba Aziz
Nathalie Armin Maman
George Spittle-McGuire Chris
Macauley Keeper Joe Dilly
Nicole Davies Lucy
Eliza Newman Carol
Cicely Giddings Art Teacher
Paul Bazely Hadi
Viss Elliot Safavi Party Guest
Peyvand Khorsandi Party Guest
Amanda Lawrence Mrs Oliver
Todd Carty Self
Writing team
Shaparak Khorsandi (as Shappi Khorsandi) Writer
Andrew Collins Script Editor
Production team
Chris Cottam Director
Katherine Lannon Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
Addison Cresswell Executive Producer
Andrew Beint Executive Producer
Mark Henson Editor
Sarah Jenneson Production Designer


Behind The Scenes with Shappi Khorsandi

Shappi Khorsandi explains which moment she chose from her childhood to show on the screen, and why.

Featuring: Shappi Khorsandi.

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