My Family. Image shows from L to R: Michael Harper (Gabriel Thomson), Susan Harper (Zoë Wanamaker), Ben Harper (Robert Lindsay), Janey Harper (Daniela Denby-Ashe).

My Family

BBC One sitcom about a family. 120 episodes (11 series), 2000 - 2011. Stars Robert Lindsay, Zoë Wanamaker, Daniela Denby-Ashe, Gabriel Thomson and others.

Series 6 - The Heart Of Christmas

The Harpers are looking forward to another Christmas - except for Ben, who comes up with a cunning plan, feigning a mystery illness to escape the festivities.

Further details

Susan isn't convinced, but nonetheless drags him to the doctor, who admits the grumpy dentist to hospital.

With Ben out of the way, Michael and lodger Alfie organise a last-minute party, while Janey is busy trying to get the must-have toy for Kenzo, whether he wants it or not. But the party atmosphere is dampened somewhat by news from the hospital - Ben's test results are back and he needs surgery!

Broadcast details

Monday 25th December 2006
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Robert Lindsay Ben Harper
    Zoë Wanamaker Susan Harper
    Daniela Denby-Ashe Janey Harper
    Gabriel Thomson Michael Harper
    Siobhan Hayes Abi Harper
    Keiron Self Roger Bailey Jr.
    Rhodri Meilir Alfie Butts
    Tayler Marshall Kenzo Harper
    Guest cast
    Clive Russell Professor Howard
    Mike Walling Vicar
    Raymond Sawyer Mr. Peterson
    Ed Coleman Dr. Cavell
    Dominic Carter Orderly
    Jack Brough Panicky Father
    Roy Heather Man in Ward
    Jenny Gleave Party Girl
    Jenna Harrison Party Girl
    Angela Clerkin Maternity Nurse
    Chloe Billington Nurse in Corridor
    Jeremy Child Sir David Challonor
    Evelyn Duah Private Nurse
    Writing team
    Brian Leveson Writer
    Paul Minett Writer
    Production team
    Dewi Humphreys Director
    John Bartlett Producer
    Donald Taffner Jr. Executive Producer
    Micheál Jacob Executive Producer
    Fred Barron Executive Producer
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Ian Fisher Production Designer
    Sandie Shepherd Production Designer
    Graham Jarvis Composer

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