Bad Santas

Episode 1

About this programme

First of a two-part documentary following a group of unemployed men in training at the UK's most successful Santa school. All in their fifties, the aspiring Father Christmases must pass a number of challenges, from learning how to wear the famous costume with confidence and perfect the art of a jolly ho-ho-ho, to dealing with those tricky questions from children desperate for the latest toys and gadgets.

Cast and crew


Executive Producer
Alannah Richardson
Executive Producer
Tim Carter
Series Director
Stuart Froude
Series Producer
Max Fisher