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The Home-made Xmas Video: A Video de Dad


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It's full of lots of things about Christmas. What we did, where we went, what we ate, how much we all drunk and everything. You'll see Gran and Grandad, me and Mum, me as Santa, Len and Shirley and the nipper ... oh, and Peter me nipper and the turkey.
It's a great stuff!
(The turkey, I mean.) But no, seriously ...
I'd like to thank the following people for helping me with my Arc de Triumph:
Griff Rhys Jones
Mel Smith
Diane Langton and Robin Driscoll for helping me to do the writing bits.
Plus, everyone else who got roped in.
Dorothea Alexander
Brian Coburn
Frankie Cosgrave
Janice Cramer
Nigel Harman
Jenny Jay
Raymond Mason
Pete McCarthy
Walter Sparrow
Rebecca Stevens
Stan Young

Very special thanks to Len's probation officer for keeping out of shot and to John Kilby and Jamie Rix for arranging to have my work premiered by the BBC.


Dad: Griff Rhys Jones
Len: Mel Smith
Mum: Diane Langton
Writer: Robin Driscoll
Grandmother: Dorothea Alexander
Alan: Brian Coburn
Hospital sister: Frankie Cosgrave
Policewoman: Janice Cramer
Shirley: Jenny Jay
Baby: Bruce Kilby
Neighbour: Raymond Mason
Policeman: Pete McCarthy
Grandfather: Walter Sparrow
Ambulancewoman: Rebecca Stevens
Mrs Aldershot: Joanne Noble
Pub landlord: Stan Young

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The Home-made Xmas Video: A Video de Dad

BBC Two England, 23 December 1987 21.30

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