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Christmas Episode

A Victorian comedy adventure in the style of Charles Dickens.

Jedrington Secret-Past is a happy family man with a successful business until on Christmas Eve Malifax Skulkingworm, a lawyer with a flinty heart and an evil hat, tells him he owes a massive debt he never knew of, and imprisons his family and shop in London's most notorious debtors prison, the Skint.

What is behind Skulkingworm's sinister plan? Will Jedrington rescue his family in time for Christmas? And is there more to the name of Secret-Past than meets the eye? All will be revealed in a tale of hidden wills, brave urchins, giant clocks, misery, joy and treacle.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

New Year's Day 2013 22:00


Role Contributor
SkulkingwormStephen Fry
Jedrington Secret-PastRobert Webb
ConceptivaKatherine Parkinson
Miss ChristmashamCelia Imrie
JolliforthDavid Mitchell
Artful CodgerJohnny Vegas
VictorFinlay Christie
VictoriaAmbra Lily Keegan
MaggottyPauline McLynn
FearshiverJoshua McGuire
Fruitcake/Mr ChristmashamTerrence Hardiman
Uncle Writes Prompt ThankRichard Johnson
Aunt Good SpellingUna Stubbs
Aunt ChastityJudy Parfitt
Aunt SobrietyPhyllida Law
Guard 2Calum MacPherson
Scruffy Urchin/NudgerSidney Johnston
Small News BoyHector McCormick
Harumble/Former CustomerColin Hoult
Vicar of St WeddingsMark Evans
Skulkingworm's MumAbigail Burdess
PolicemanDominic Coleman
Ghost of Christmas PastDave Lamb
Well To Do ManGus Brown
Young Miss ChristmashamAimee Parkes
DirectorBen Gosling Fuller
DirectorBen Gosling Fuller
ProducerGareth Edwards
ProducerGareth Edwards
WriterMark Evans
WriterMark Evans

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