Worzel Gummidge 2021 cast: Who stars in the BBC One Christmas specials?

WORZEL Gummidge will be returning to our screens during the 2021 Christmas Period.

The cast is slightly mixed up for the two episodes that will be shown so who is the cast in 2021?

Who's in the Worzel Gummidge 2021 cast?

Mackenzie Crook as Worzel Gummidge

Mackenzie Crook carries on his role as the titular scarecrow Worzel Gummidge from the first season.

Not only does he act in the show, but he also serves as writer and director.

Mackenzie is already a household name after appearing in the British version of the sitcom The Office and for playing Ragetti in the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise.

India Brown as Susan

India plays one of Worzel's human friends, Susan.

India is still in the early stages of her career but has still had some big roles.

She's appeared as Jamila Huston in the Apple TV+ show Invasion and Lizzie in the CBBC TV show Hetty Feather.

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Thierry Wickens as John

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Thierry Wickens, right, is in the early stages of his career.Credit: BBC

Thierry stars as John, one of Wrozel's friends and the brother to Susan.

Worzel Gummidge is Thierry's breakout role, having no other acting credits to his name.

Rosie Cavaliero as Mrs Braithwaite

Rosie will reprise her role from previous seasons as Mrs Braithwaite, the foster mum of John and Susan.

The Brazillian-born actress has appeared in many British TV shows including Hold The Sunset, Death In Paradise and Friday Night Dinner.

Steve Pemberton as Mr Braithwaite

The other half of Mrs Braithwaite is played by Steve Pemberton.

Steve's career rocketed through British comedy The League Of Gentleman.

He's carried on acting for British TV, appearing in Doctor Who and Benidorm.

Bill Bailey as Mr Peregrine

Joining the cast is Bill Bailey, making an appearance in the episode titled Calliope Jane.

Bill is mostly known for his comedic work but has become a household name again after winning the 2020 series of Strictly Come Dancing, with his partner Oti Mabuse.

Nneka Okoye as Calliope Jane

Nneka will be playing the titular character in the second episode to be shown over the Christmas period.

The actress hasn't had many starring roles in her career but is set to star in the live-action TV show based on the popular video game series, Halo.

Who else is in the cast?

Aaron Neil will be appearing in the episode Twitches as Lee Dangerman.

He'll be appearing alongside Francesca Mills who is playing Earthy Mangold.

Toby Jones is set to return after playing a total of six characters during the Guy Fawkes episode, which was aired earlier in 2021.

Vicki Pepperdine will return with her role as Aunt Sally.

When is Worzel Gummidge on the BBC?

Two episodes of Worzel Gummidge are set to air over the Christmas period.

Twitchers will air on 28 December, 2021 with Calliope Jane on the following day, 29 December, 2021.

Both episodes will air on BBC One at 7.15pm.

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