Shaun works in a electrical goods store. Shaun’s girlfriend Liz complains about how boring they are as a couple. She doesn’t like the fact that they regularly frequent a pub called The Winchester.
Danny Butterman is a Police Constable who lives and works in the small town of Sanford, England. Life is very boring for Butterman who always dreams of being a ‘real’ policeman fighting crime like so many of the characters in films he has watched. Nothing ever seems to happen in Sanford.
Helena’s parents work in a circus. She plays her part in the performances as well. However, Helena dreams of running away to join the real world.
Richard Mayhew lives in London with his very typical fiancée and very typical finance job.
Jack Aubrey is the fictional character in the Patrick O’Brian novels and the movie, “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World”.
Jim is a bicycle courier in London. He is in an accident that causes him to go into a coma.
Alex is fourteen, and after being orphaned as a baby, has been living with his uncle Ian. He also lives with Jack Starbright, an American girl who has become a kind of pseudo-housekeeper, babysitter for Alex.
Tim is an average teenage boy living in London’s East End. He loves to skateboard and generally tries to stay away from home. Unbeknownst to him, he has the potential to be the greatest mage the world had ever seen.
Ebenezer Scrooge is a very unhappy, selfish, and cold-hearted man. He has disgust for the poor, believing the world would be better off without them. He treats his clerk, Bob Cratchit, poorly as well.