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 8 - Sheridan Smith's Little Cracker

One little girl is destined for stardom in a short inspired by the life and times of Sheridan Smith.

Preview clips

Little Crackers. Image shows from L to R: Colin Smith (Ralf Little), Young Sheridan (Frankie Taylor), Marilyn Smith (Sheridan Smith)

The Daltons

This Little Cracker was dedicated to Sheridan's elder brother Julian, who passed away after battling cancer in 1989, aged 18.


Produced by Lovely Day.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 21st December 2011
Sky One
15 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 26th December 2011 12:30am Sky1
Saturday 1st December 2012 2:00pm Sky1
Wednesday 5th December 2012 5:00pm Sky1
Thursday 20th December 2012 12:45pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 25th December 2012 7:30am Sky1
Tuesday 25th December 2012 6:30pm Sky Atlantic
Wednesday 6th March 2013 12:15am Sky1
Monday 30th December 2013 12:00pm Sky1
Wednesday 1st January 2014 4:00am Sky1
Wednesday 3rd December 2014 7:45pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 24th December 2014 2:45pm Sky Atlantic
Wednesday 24th December 2014 8:30pm Sky Atlantic
Friday 26th December 2014 2:00pm Sky Atlantic
Monday 21st December 2015 1:00am Sky Arts
Tuesday 22nd December 2015 11:45am Sky Arts
Monday 28th December 2015 5:15am Sky2

Cast & crew

Sheridan Smith Marilyn Smith
Alan Davies Comedian
Guest cast
Ralf Little Colin Smith
Frankie Taylor Young Sheridan
Annette Badland Mrs Ramsbottom
Mark Flanagan Julian Smith
Tom Rolinson Damian Smith
Colin Smith Self
Marilyn Smith Self
Howard Johnson Self
Matt Ferguson Self
Clive Johns Self
Writing team
Michael Wynne Writer
Production team
Paul King Director
Dominic Treadwell-Collins Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
Diederick Santer Executive Producer
Ulrike Munch (as Ulrike M√ľnch) Editor
Anna Pritchard Production Designer


Behind The Scenes with Sheridan Smith

Sheridan Smith talks about her memories in relation to the scenes filmed for her Little Cracker.

Featuring: Sheridan Smith.

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