Trollied. Gavin (Jason Watkins). Copyright: Roughcut Television.


Sky One sitcom set in a supermarket. 71 episodes (7 series), 2011 - 2018. Stars Jason Watkins, Sarah Parish, Chanel Cresswell, Stephen Tompkinson and others.

Series 5 - A Christmas Carol

It's Christmas Eve and Gavin is proving a real Scrooge. Can a surprise visit from Julie put him in the festive spirit?

Further details

Trollied. Julie (Jane Horrocks). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

It's Christmas Eve at Valco, but there is little merriment and joy. On top of a Black Christmas sale that's causing riot-like chaos in the aisles, Gavin has turned scrooge and is demanding his staff come in on the 25th to restock the shelves. Can a visitation from his past, in the form of former colleague Julie Cook remind him of the true meaning of Christmas?

Julie brings some festive cheer to the supermarket but she isn't the only one to drop in on the team. Cheryl also swings by to wish Gavin a merry Christmas and is shocked by the man she sees. Then, when Ian installs a new in-store CCTV system, even Gavin can't believe his eyes when he sees himself in a scene from Christmas present.

To make Gavin's Christmas worse, Colin has the job of being store Santa this year and is far more interested in Mrs Claus than bringing laughter and joy to Valco's young customers. Meanwhile, Frank Uture (guest star Richard Wilson) shows up from Logistics Management with some progressive ideas for Gavin to ponder. With the staff set to work on Christmas morning, can a frightening vision of Valco future change Gavin's mean-spirited mind?

Broadcast details

Wednesday 23rd December 2015
Sky One
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jason Watkins Gavin
Sarah Parish Cheryl
Chanel Cresswell Katie
Stephen Tompkinson Brian
Rita May Margaret
Dominic Coleman Neville
Carl Rice Colin
Beverly Rudd Lisa
Lorraine Cheshire Sue
Faye McKeever Linda
Jack Carroll Harry
Jessie Cave Heather
Samuel Anderson Daniel
Victor McGuire Ian
Jane Horrocks Julie
Guest cast
Jon Jon Lockwood Eddie
Richard Wilson Frank Uture
Writing team
Paul Doolan Writer
Abigail Wilson Writer
Production team
Jonathan Gershfield Director
Nick Goding Series Producer
Ash Atalla Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Jon Mountague Executive Producer
Alexander Smith Executive Producer

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