My Hero. Image shows from L to R: Janet Dawkins (Emily Joyce), George Sunday (Ardal O'Hanlon). Copyright: Big Bear Films
My Hero

My Hero

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2000 - 2006
  • 52 episodes (6 series)

Super hero Thermoman struggles to understand the Earth way of life, but attempts to keep a family in suburbia all the same. Stars Ardal O'Hanlon, James Dreyfus, Emily Joyce, Geraldine McNulty, Hugh Dennis and more.

Episode menu

Series 1 - My Hero Christmas

George tries to get into the spirit of Christmas by creeping into the houses of Janet's parents, Mrs Raven and her boss Piers on Christmas Eve dressed as Santa to leave them all presents. This doesn't go down as well as he had planned, and Christmas dinner is a bit of a miserable affair - until George appears with the real Father Christmas who has a special present. for everyone.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 22nd December 2000
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 2nd August 2016 7:40am Gold
Tuesday 2nd August 2016 12:50pm Gold
Tuesday 6th September 2016 8:10am Gold
Tuesday 6th September 2016 3:10pm Gold
Thursday 15th December 2016 10:15am Gold
Thursday 30th March 2017 8:40am Gold
Thursday 30th March 2017 2:40pm Gold
Wednesday 17th May 2017 8:00am Gold
Wednesday 17th May 2017 1:20pm Gold
Thursday 7th December 2017 12:00pm Gold
Thursday 7th December 2017 5:35pm Gold
Thursday 9th April 2020 7:55am Gold
Thursday 9th April 2020 12:30pm Gold
Friday 10th April 2020 3:15am Gold
Tuesday 14th April 2020 7:50am Gold
Tuesday 14th April 2020 12:20pm Gold
Wednesday 15th April 2020 3:15am Gold
Thursday 14th May 2020 7:45am Gold
Thursday 14th May 2020 12:20pm Gold
Tuesday 16th June 2020 7:30am Gold
Tuesday 16th June 2020 12:00pm Gold
Wednesday 17th June 2020 3:20am Gold
Friday 4th December 2020 7:00am Gold
Friday 11th December 2020 8:55am Gold
Friday 11th December 2020 2:30pm Gold
Saturday 19th December 2020 10:10am Gold

Cast & crew

Cast
Ardal O'Hanlon George Sunday
Emily Joyce Janet Dawkins
Geraldine McNulty Mrs Raven
Hugh Dennis Dr Piers Crispin
Lill Roughley Ella Dawkins
Philip Whitchurch Tyler
Lou Hirsch Arnie
Tim Wylton Stanley Dawkins
Guest cast
Hugh Lloyd Santa
Karen Henthorn Jason's Mum
Lexie Peel Jason
Ryan Pope Burglar
Rebecca Clow Customer in Health Shop
Nicholas Barnes (as Nick Barnes) Police Constable
Holly Earl Actor
Daniella Michieli (as Daniella Wilson) Actor
Parhys-Jai Cato Actor
Andy Greenhalgh Actor
Writing team
Paul Mendelson Writer
Paul Mayhew-Archer Writer
Production team
John Stroud Director
John Stroud Producer
Geoffrey Perkins Executive Producer
Marcus Mortimer Producer
Jed Leventhall Associate Producer
Barrie Westwell Associate Producer
Graham Hutchings Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Sally Plum Costume Designer
Marella Shearer Make-up Designer
Derek Constable Lighting Designer
Philip Pope Composer
Keith Reed Location Lighting Director
Julie Sykes 1st Assistant Director

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