"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.

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Simon Bird, Tamsin Greig

Episode 3x06; Dec 12, 2015

With famous storytellers Simon Bird and Tamsin Greig.

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
3x06: Simon Bird, Tamsin GreigDec 12, 2015
3x05: Morgana Robinson, Greg DaviesDec 11, 2015
3x04: Robbie Coltrane, Sarah MillicanDec 10, 2015
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