Image for Carrot Crush

Carrot Crush

Duration: 01:05

The Royle Family is a popular sitcom which ran for three series between 1998 and 2000. It follows the lives of a television-fixated Manchester family, the Royles. Here an inexperienced Denise has the family round for Christmas dinner.

Available since: Wed 15 Dec 2010


Denise Best
Caroline Aherne
Dave Best
Craig Cash
Jim Royle
Ricky Tomlinson
Barbara Royle
Sue Johnston
David Best (Senior)
Sir Courtenay
Geoffrey Hughes
Jocelyn Best
Helen Fraser
Caroline Aherne
John Rushton

This clip is from

The Royle Family The New Sofa

Denise decides to cook Christmas dinner, and Jim struggles to cope with Dave's parents.

First broadcast: 25 Dec 2008

Image for The New Sofa Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

Featured in...

  • Comedy Extra

    Comedy videos to watch and share on the web, mobile and red button.

  • Christmas Comedy

    A collection of warm festive treats from the BBC Comedy archive.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss