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 2012, Episode 4 - Caroline Quentin's Little Cracker

Young Kitty has the starring role in her ballet school's Christmas production of The Nutcracker and she wants more than anything for her mum to be in the audience.

Further details

Little Crackers

Nutcracker

1968. Young Kitty has the starring role in her ballet school's Christmas production of The Nutcracker and she wants more than anything for her mum to be in the audience. But as the performance starts, Kitty sees that her seat is empty. Suddenly we're transported to an asylum, where Kitty's mum is being treated. As the little girl searches the wards for her, she meets a range of characters who appear strangely familiar.

This Little Cracker was dedicated "For my three sisters, in loving memory of our darling mum Katie".

Notes

Produced by Merman and Bwark Productions.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 13th December 2012
Time
9pm
Channel
Sky One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 26th December 2012 9:30pm Sky1
Friday 27th December 2013 9:00pm Sky Atlantic
Sunday 27th December 2015 9:30pm Sky2
Saturday 2nd January 2016 12:30am Sky2

Cast & crew

Cast
Caroline Quentin Mrs Bunnichevski
Guest cast
Alice Evans Kitty
Rosalind Halstead Mother
Seann Walsh Jesus of Nazareth
Elsie Salmon King Mouse
Gabrielle Smith Clara
Jessica Gunning Matron
Writing team
Caroline Quentin Writer
Production team
Caroline Quentin Director
Clelia Mountford Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
Damon Beesley Executive Producer
Sharon Horgan Executive Producer
Simon Wilson Executive Producer
Humphrey Dixon Editor
Heather Gibson Production Designer

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