Two Doors Down. Image shows from L to R: Beth (Arabella Weir), Eric (Alex Norton). Copyright: BBC
Two Doors Down

Two Doors Down

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two / BBC One
  • 2013 - 2023
  • 47 episodes (7 series)

Comedy focused on Latimer Crescent residents Eric and Beth Baird, plus their neighbours and immediate family. Stars Arabella Weir, Alex Norton, Doon Mackichan, Jonathan Watson, Elaine C. Smith and more.

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Series 5 - Christmas Special

Two Doors Down
It is merry and bright over at Michelle and Alan's as they welcome the neighbours for a festive get-together. But Christine is feeling vulnerable after Beth and Eric agree to a last-minute invitation to spend Christmas away, Gordon is irritating Ian with all his fussing, and Cathy is desperate to find the "real" party, so Michelle struggles to keep the evening on track.

Further details

Michelle and Alan are back on home turf in Latimer Crescent, having been in the Highlands last Christmas. It's all merry and bright as they welcome the neighbours for a wee pre-Christmas get together... but the festive atmosphere soon turns a little fraught.

As Beth and Eric sit themselves down, they're given an on-the-spot invitation to spend Christmas with Gordon's parents in Yorkshire, which in turn causes Christine to feel vulnerable.

Gordon irritates Ian with all his fussing, and Cathy - as ever - is desperate to find the 'real' party, with poor Michelle then in turn struggling to keep the evening on track.

There are brief glimmers of harmony when the neighbours play a silly kazoo game and decide to do something special for Christine - but Alan's attempt to de-stress Ian backfires when Gordon goes and ruins things for everyone.

Broadcast details

Monday 20th December 2021
30 minutes


Cast & crew

Arabella Weir Beth
Alex Norton Eric
Doon Mackichan Cathy
Jonathan Watson Colin
Elaine C. Smith Christine
Jamie Quinn Ian
Kieran Hodgson Gordon
Joy McAvoy Michelle
Graeme Stevely Alan
Guest cast
Alan McHugh Father Di Marco
Writing team
Simon Carlyle Writer
Gregor Sharp Writer
Production team
Ben Gosling Fuller Director
Jacqueline Sinclair Producer
Steven Canny Executive Producer
Simon Carlyle Executive Producer
Gregor Sharp Executive Producer
Josh Cole Executive Producer
Gillian Doohan Line Producer
Adam De Wolff Editor
Laura Donnelly Production Designer
Catherine Willis Casting Director
Carole K. Fraser Costume Designer
Roy Estabrook Director of Photography
Maxine Dallas Make-up Designer
Jade Louden Graphics
Carol-Anne Henderson 1st Assistant Director
Emily Allen Commissioning Editor

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