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, Gabriel Thomson, Daniela Denby-Ashe 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
50 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robert Lindsay Ben Harper
Zoë Wanamaker Susan Harper
Gabriel Thomson Michael Harper
Daniela Denby-Ashe Janey 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

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