4:39 PM, 22 August 2013
Sherlock star Martin Freeman is to write, direct and star in an autobiographical comedy short as part of Sky1's Little Crackers series this Christmas.
Set during the festive period in 1977, the 15-minute film will see Freeman playing his dad and will be accompanied by a behind-the-scenes look at how the tale made it to the screen.
Sky's director of entertainment, Stuart Murphy, announced the news this afternoon at the Edinburgh Television Festival, where the great and good of the TV industry are gathered for the next few days.
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