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The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff: Christmas Special

Jedrington Secret-Past runs a successful business. Malifax Skulkingworm, a lawyer, though informs him on Christmas Eve that he owes a huge debt that he has has no clue about. Malifax ends up imprisoning his family in an debtors prison called the Skint in London. Jedrington attempts to rescue his family in time for Christmas.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x0
Airdate: Monday December 19th, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

AU (BBC UKTV) Jun 11, 2012

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Guest Stars
Abigail Burdess
As Skulkingworm's Mother
Aimee Parkes
As Young Miss Christmasham
Bailey Pepper
As Urchin
Calum MacPherson
As Lumbering Geoff
Colin Hoult (2)
As Customer
Dave Lamb
As Ghost of Christmas Past
David Mitchell
As Jolliforth Jollington
Dominic Coleman
As Policeman
Ellie Hopkins
As Urchin
Freddie Rogers
As Young Skulkingworm
Gus Brown
As Well To Do Man
Hector McCormick
As Date-And-Time Boy
Joanna Neary
As Lady Spendlots
Johnny Vegas
As The Artful Codger
Josh McGuire
As Fearshiver (as Joshua McGuire)
Jude Wright
As Archie
Judy Parfitt
As Aunt Chastity
Lee Simmonds
As Urchin
Mark Evans
As The Vicar of St. Weddings
Pauline McLynn
As Maggoty
Phyllida Law
As Aunt Sobriety
Richard Johnson (1)
As Uncle Writes Prompt Thank You Cards
Terrence Hardiman
As Martin Christmasham
Una Stubbs
As Aunt Good Spelling
Main Cast
Stephen Fry
As Skulkingworm
Robert Webb (2)
As Jedrington Secret-Past
Katherine Parkinson
As Conceptiva
Celia Imrie
As Miss Christmasham
Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerMark Freeland
ProducerGareth Edwards
Associate ProducerPaul Schlesinger
Production DesignerDennis De Groot (1)
EditorChris Blaine  |  Ben Blaine
Line ProducerFrancis Gilson
First Assistant DirectorTom Dunbar
MusicGrant Olding
Costume DesignerGeoff Slack
Camera OperatorMatthew Wicks
Script SupervisorAngelica Pressello
Production CoordinatorSusan Warwicker
Director of PhotographyJohn Sorapure
Stunt CoordinatorAndreas Petrides
Art DirectorSean Hogan
Dubbing MixerPeregrine Andrews
Sound RecordistStuart Piggot
ChoreographerLucie Pankhurst
Costume SupervisorClaire Jennings
Production ExecutiveSarah Hitchcock
Graphic DesignerRebecca Sutton
Makeup ArtistPippa Woods  |  Claire Pawsey
Make-up DesignerKate Benton (2)
Warning: The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff season 1 episode 0 guide may contain spoilers
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