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Christmas Special - 2012 Christmas Special

The Brockman family have decided to foster a sense of community by throwing a Christmas party for their neighbours.

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Outnumbered. Norris (Mark Heap). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

The Brockman family have decided to foster a sense of community by throwing a Christmas party for their neighbours.

Festivities do not go as smoothly as planned. Gran springs a surprise visit on Pete and the family whilst Jake seems to have fallen in with the wrong crowd.

Karen would rather be chatting online with virtual friends than taking part in the celebrations. Ben is enthusiastically left in charge of the party games, ranging from Swingball to blind football, and we're introduced to a raft of colourful guests including their opinionated neighbour Norris, a traumatised ex-weatherman Ray, Jane - whose love life is a disaster zone - and the most unwelcome of guests, a seasonal gastric virus.

Happy Christmas one and all!

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

Broadcast details

Monday 24th December 2012
40 minutes


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Date Time Channel
Tuesday 24th December 2013 10:45pm BBC1
Wednesday 25th December 2013 1:20am BBC1 Scot
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Thursday 2nd January 2014 8:05pm Gold
Thursday 10th July 2014 8:10pm Gold
Friday 11th July 2014 4:10pm Gold
Friday 14th November 2014 10:05pm Gold
Wednesday 17th December 2014 10:00pm Gold
Thursday 18th December 2014 8:00pm Gold
Saturday 5th December 2015 6:10pm Gold
Sunday 6th December 2015 11:05am Gold
Thursday 17th December 2015 9:30pm Gold
Friday 18th December 2015 1:10pm Gold
Monday 21st March 2016 10:40pm Gold
Tuesday 22nd March 2016 2:05am Gold
Monday 16th May 2016 12:45pm Gold
Monday 16th May 2016 7:25pm Gold
Friday 2nd December 2016 9:35am Gold
Friday 2nd December 2016 4:30pm Gold
Wednesday 7th December 2016 10:00am Gold
Wednesday 7th December 2016 4:20pm Gold
Friday 15th December 2017 12:00pm Gold
Saturday 16th December 2017 10:25am Gold
Saturday 30th June 2018 7:00pm W
Sunday 1st July 2018 4:00pm W
Sunday 23rd December 2018 7:00am Gold
Monday 24th December 2018 3:45pm W
Tuesday 25th December 2018 2:25pm W
Saturday 30th November 2019 11:20am Gold
Friday 27th December 2019 8:05pm W
Saturday 28th December 2019 10:40am W
Saturday 28th December 2019 6:10pm W
Saturday 25th April 2020 7:00pm W
Sunday 26th April 2020 6:00pm W
Saturday 28th November 2020 4:00pm W
Thursday 24th December 2020 3:55pm W
Sunday 27th December 2020 4:05pm W
Saturday 4th September 2021 8:10pm W
Sunday 5th September 2021 6:00pm W

Cast & crew

Hugh Dennis Pete
Claire Skinner Sue
Tyger Drew-Honey Jake
Daniel Roche Ben
Ramona Marquez Karen
Guest cast
Hattie Morahan Jane (Flaky Neighbour)
Rosalind Ayres Gran (Sandra - Pete's Mum)
Sanjeev Bhaskar Ray
Mark Heap Norris
Sarah Woodward Mary
Susannah Doyle Tatiana
Bob Cryer PC Dixon
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
Mark Williams Editor
Graeme Story Production Designer


It's Festive and Christmassy

Preparations are underway for Mum's Christmas party with the neighbours.

Featuring: Hugh Dennis (Pete), Tyger Drew-Honey (Jake) & Daniel Roche (Ben).

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