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Christmas Special

It's Boxing Day in the Brockman household and Santa has paid a visit, along with some burglars...

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Outnumbered. Image shows from L to R: Ben (Daniel Roche), Jake (Tyger Drew-Honey), Sue (Claire Skinner), Karen (Ramona Marquez), Pete (Hugh Dennis). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

It's Boxing Day in the Brockman household and Santa has paid a visit, along with some burglars.

Seven-year-old Karen is obsessing about a missing hamster, nine-year-old Ben causes havoc with a mechanical hand, Jake and mum, Sue, are trying to find grandad Frank and dad, Pete, is preparing for dinner guests - some welcome, some not.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 27th December 2009
Time
10:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
40 minutes

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Date Time Channel
Wednesday 22nd December 2010 11:20pm Gold
Thursday 23rd December 2010 9:10pm Gold
Wednesday 7th December 2011 10:00pm Gold
Thursday 8th December 2011 7:50pm Gold
Monday 12th December 2011 11:05pm BBC1
Wednesday 28th December 2011 10:00pm Gold
Thursday 29th December 2011 1:55am Gold
Sunday 16th December 2012 10:00pm Gold
Friday 14th June 2013 7:10pm Gold
Saturday 15th June 2013 6:30pm Gold
Saturday 2nd November 2013 7:25pm Gold
Sunday 3rd November 2013 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 10th December 2013 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 11th December 2013 8:10pm Gold
Friday 3rd January 2014 10:55am Gold
Friday 3rd January 2014 10:00pm Gold
Tuesday 8th July 2014 8:10pm Gold
Wednesday 9th July 2014 4:10pm Gold
Tuesday 2nd December 2014 10:00pm Gold
Tuesday 9th December 2014 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 10th December 2014 12:35am Gold
Wednesday 10th December 2014 8:00pm Gold
Friday 6th November 2015 6:40pm Gold
Monday 14th March 2016 10:40pm Gold
Tuesday 15th March 2016 2:00am Gold
Tuesday 19th April 2016 12:00pm Gold
Tuesday 19th April 2016 6:05pm Gold
Wednesday 20th April 2016 6:00pm Gold
Saturday 12th November 2016 11:55am Gold
Monday 14th November 2016 11:05am Gold
Monday 14th November 2016 5:05pm Gold
Saturday 19th November 2016 10:00am Gold
Friday 25th November 2016 10:40am Gold
Friday 25th November 2016 5:05pm Gold
Tuesday 6th December 2016 9:55am Gold
Saturday 2nd December 2017 9:40am Gold
Sunday 3rd December 2017 7:45am Gold
Friday 8th December 2017 3:30pm Gold
Saturday 9th December 2017 11:30am Gold
Saturday 23rd December 2017 9:30am Gold
Saturday 23rd December 2017 6:30pm W
Sunday 24th December 2017 4:30pm W
Thursday 28th December 2017 4:00pm W
Saturday 23rd June 2018 7:00pm W
Sunday 24th June 2018 4:00pm W
Friday 7th December 2018 7:10am Gold
Friday 7th December 2018 11:15am Gold
Friday 21st December 2018 10:55am Gold
Tuesday 25th December 2018 10:50pm BBC1
Thursday 26th December 2019 12:35pm W
Thursday 26th December 2019 7:15pm W
Saturday 13th June 2020 7:00pm W
Sunday 14th June 2020 5:00pm W
Saturday 14th November 2020 4:00pm W
Tuesday 22nd December 2020 3:25pm W
Saturday 28th August 2021 8:00pm W
Sunday 29th August 2021 6:00pm W

Cast & crew

Cast
Hugh Dennis Pete
Claire Skinner Sue
Tyger Drew-Honey Jake
Daniel Roche Ben
Ramona Marquez Karen
David Ryall Frank (Grandad)
Guest cast
Hattie Morahan Jane (Flaky Neighbour)
Felicity Montagu Mrs Bain
Jake D'Arcy Mack
Sophie Stanton WPC
Anthony Parker Old Boy
Writing team
Guy Jenkin Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Guy Jenkin Director
Andy Hamilton Director
Guy Jenkin Producer
Andy Hamilton Producer
Pat Lees Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
Simon Reglar Editor
Steve Tempia Editor
Mark Williams Editor
Graeme Story Production Designer
Philip Pope Composer

Video

A Christmas Carol

Karen explain why she hates A Christmas Carol.

Featuring: Hugh Dennis (Pete), Ramona Marquez (Karen) & Daniel Roche (Ben).

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