Imagine if jackanory was set free from its childish shackles. Eddie fitz fitzgerald is an avowed drunkard and gambler, as well as being an expert criminal psychologist. Crackanory jackanory is given an adult reboot as a host of famous faces read darkly comic tales, with the stories intercut with animation and live action. Crackanory series 4 episode guide british comedy guide. Jack dee reads bitter tweet by nico taytarowicz sally phillips reads what peebee did next by toby davies darren becomes the most hated man in the world within fifteen minutes of tweeting a rude message to a pop superstar.
Crackanory series and episodes list british comedy guide. With tom meeten, matthew steer, nicholas burns, amy hoggart. Meet crackanory a masterclass in storytelling, combining some of the best uk. Crackanory too cracked for tv exclusive to audible. She is an actress, known for pirate radio 2009, the it crowd 2006 and easy virtue 2008. Sheridan smith is signing up for series 4 of crackanory series four of crackanory will consist of eight episodes and also feature dara o briain, doc brown, anna friel, mackenzie crook, miriam. The latest series of crackanory is looming and this latest set of episodes features a whole host of tvo regulars. Crackanory returns with series 2 crackanory dave channel. A frustrated writer invents an elderly relative as an excuse to get time off work so that he can start work on his novel. See more ideas about greg davies, comedians and comedy actors. Live action actors in the third series include janine duvitski, amy. Sarah millican reads a disturbing story about an abattoir. Buy series 2 crackanory series 1, 2 and 3 download. I have a quirky expressive face great for comedy and period drama.
Crackanory series 1 episode guide crackanory dave channel. A credits list of the actors, writers, producers, directors and other cast and crew involved in daves crackanory. Joe swanberg mustve cashed in a lot of his indie cred to line up such an amazing cast for this nflix series, though he stays true to his mumblecore roots with flat, functional dialogue lift a glass of foamy craft lager every time somebody says awesome. Crackanory is a storytelling television series aimed at adults, inspired by the popular childrens series jackanory and broadcast on the uktv television channel dave. He has appeared in many british television shows, including the hunt for tony blair, red cap, the worst week of my life, my hero, life begins, the booze cruise ii, foyles war, midsomer murders and eastenders, playing steve clarke he is a son of actor colin bennett his early television appearances include shoot the writers. Crackanory cast and crew credits british comedy guide. Not as good as the first 3 series by a shadow of a doubt overall 5 out of 5 stars. What beautifully funny tales about life in the twenty first century would it unleash upon the world.
Combining some of the uks best and brightest comedy writers and performers, this exclusive to audio edition of uktvs dave channel crackanory is a master class in storytelling and features an allstar cast including toby jones, katherine parkinson, john robins. So tune into dave to watch such guests as rik mayall, dara obriain, christopher lloyd, catherine tate and ruby wax read a twisted tale of crackanory. These are 21st century bedtime stories for the big kids in all of us. An office worker takes on a highstreet coffee chain and a downtrodden librarian gains access to a cia military drone. Katherine parkinson was born in 1978 in england as katherine jane parkinson. This is a collection of 15 minute short stories read by british celebrities. I enjoyed the series on tv and these tales lived up to if not surpassed those shows. Although some of the tales were good others not so good. Crackanory tv series 20 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers. Back in the day when i were a wee nipper, jackanory featured celebrities telling childrens stories to the camera.
Crackanory series 3 episode 05 greg davies see more. Morgana robinson tells a story about a man who has been lying about having a wife. Surely the best bedtime stories for the big kids in all of us so. Each episode features two 15minute tales narrated by contemporary comedians and actors, containing a mix. She has appeared in several comedy series, including as jen barber in channel 4s the it crowd, for which she received a british comedy best tv actress award in 2009 and again in 2014, and a bafta tv award in 2014 having received a nomination in 2011 she was also a main cast member of the series doc. Paul whitehouses dark yarn centres on a reenactment group. Things get out of control at a historical reenactment group when evidence suggests history may have taken a different course. Taskmaster is a british comedy panel game show originally created by british comedian alex horne during the edinburgh festival fringe in 2010, and adapted for television in 2015. Crackanory is a master class in storytelling and features an allstar cast including. I am a skilled and experienced actor, model, comedy magician, performance artist and compere. Twisted tales read by harry enfield and sarah solemani.
I really enjoyed this quirky, sometimes gruesome series. Crackanory too cracked for tv exclusive to audible audio. Lovely easy listening and such great narration thanks audible i really enjoyed these short story gems. Each episode features tales narrated by contemporary comedians and actors, containing a mix of live action, original music and animation, all read from the same oversized chair, in a set consistent and reflective of the story. If you did not watch crackanory on television, audible also produced the episodes in audio format as a gift. Set in ancient rome, a slave who works in a playwrights household helps him finish his latest opus. And when an ungrateful man refuses to thank a helpful stranger, the strange man haunts him by persistently asking what do you say.
Crackanory series 3, episode 4 clip british comedy guide. It stars james buckley as brian weaver, a real world inhabitant who becomes trapped in munty, a town in the fantasy world james buckley announced during a live stream on 8 february 2019 that the show had been cancelled and he would not. Buy series 1 crackanory series 1, 2 and 3 download. Crackanory season 1 episode 1 bitter tweet what peebee did next. This programme is not currently available on demand. Meet crackanory a masterclass in storytelling, combining some of the best uk comedy writers and comedy performers. This series, us actor and back to the future legend christopher lloyd, the inbetweeners star simon bird, comedians sarah millican, tamsin. The tv series stars comedian and actor greg davies in the title role of the taskmaster, issuing simple comedic and. Crackanory too cracked for tv exclusive to audible audio download. Crackanory is the author of crackanory too cracked for tv 3. A clip from series 3, episode 3 of crackanory, titled the zombie that roared. It was easy listening but nowhere near as funny as it could have been. But who is ribbons and who is the actor kevin eldon. Crackanory series 2 episode guide british comedy guide.
Please please can we have some more series of crackanory, easy listening, great fun, loved it contact us. Series 4, episode 1 is repeated on sunday 16th february at 2. Each episode features two 15minute tales narrated by contemporary comedians and actors, containing a mix of live action, original music and animation, all read from the same. The third series, commissioned by uktv, was broadcast in. Crackanory s4 episode 3 bob mortimer the despot of tea bob mortimer narrates the third episode in the series, arnold widdowsons the despot of tea, and his trademark matteroffact delivery shines through in this tale of geoff, who becomes an unintentional propaganda icon when his acting career takes a surprise turn. Katherine jane parkinson born 9 march 1978 citation needed is an english actress.
Crackanory too cracked for tv by crackanory and narrated by a variety of actors is a bundle is. Crackanory series 3 episode guide british comedy guide. The masterclass in storytelling and performance continues with a whole host of awardwinning narrators in the second series and also features the final tv appearance of the muchmissed rik mayall. Crackanory is a storytelling television series aimed at adults, inspired by the popular childrens series jackanory. Sheridan smith to make tv comeback after funny girl drama. Each episode features two 15minute tales narrated by contemporary comedians and actors, containing a mix of live action and animation and all read from the same oversized chair. Each show contains two 15 minute tales intercut with animation and live action and is a master class in storytelling and performance, combining some of the great scribes in the country with the uks best comedy performers. It was a nice format and the nations children were entertained. Crackanory series 1 episode guide british comedy guide. When the doorbell rings and he comes to facetoface with aunt janet he discovers that his lie has come to life. Each episode of crackanory contains two 15minute tales and is a master class in storytelling, combining some of the uks best comedy writers.
Thank you audible lovely easy listening and such great narration thanks audible i really enjoyed these short story gems. The first series of crackanory saw some of britains best loved comedy stars settle into the comfy leather chair and read twisted tales accompanied by live action scenes and animation. So make yourself comfortable and prepare to laugh and be entranced by a dose of crackanory. The late carrie fisher narrates a twisted tale about an eerie hotel. Zapped is a british television sitcom, set in both the real world and a fantasy world, with the majority of characters and stories wholly set in the latter. New episodes premiered on dave from 2015 until 2019, when the series was acquired by channel 4.275 35 1350 552 1431 1440 786 1416 1392 672 283 1452 444 918 1443 1288 566 1504 1431 1459 602 947 100 1115 1222 409 835 849 159 1470 168 1074 31 1073 663 794 188 247 1315 58 792 1085 97 1422 497 113