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Crackanory is a storytelling television series aimed at adults, inspired by the popular children's series Jackanory. Each episode features two 15-minute tales narrated by contemporary comedians and actors, containing a mix of live action, original music and animation, all read from the same oversized chair. The first series attracted widespread critical acclaim and over half a million viewers to Dave.A second series was broadcast in 2014, and featured comedian Rik Mayall, who recorded a story just before his death. Channel boss Steve North was quoted as saying: that it was a "complete privilege" to work with Mayall.
Bedtime reading for big kids. Beth is contacted by a shy girl who used her image on a dating site and now wants Beth to meet her new beau. Mel Giedroyc narrates.
Doc Brown reads this superbly twisted tale, set in 40s New York. A baritone sells his soul to the devil to ensure his barbershop quartet wins a competition.
Mackenzie Crook spins this twisted yarn. An illusionist performs his 'the lady vanishes' act rather too well and wonders if he has genuine magic powers.
A twisted tale from the fantastical mind of Kevin Eldon. A hapless former aristocrat stumbles upon an old house with a strange inhabitant. Miriam Margolyes narrates.
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