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Dave comedy storytelling show. 26 episodes (4 series), 2013 - 2017.

Crackanory. Sally Phillips. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Bitter Tweet & What Peebee Did Next

Jackanory gets a reboot as famous faces read comic tales. Jack Dee and Sally Phillips narrate stories about a Twitter addict and a dead toymaker.

Further details

Jack Dee reads Bitter Tweet by Nico Tatarowicz.

While sitting in his local pub, Twitter addict Darren tweets a flippant message to pop superstar Joaquin Blieber. Within 15 minutes, the tweet has gone global and Darren is besieged in the pub, having become the most hated man in the world.

Sally Phillips reads What Peebee Did Next by Toby Davies.

When a much-loved toymaker suddenly dies, his family is shocked when he is stuffed and returned - shouting pre-recorded messages at them twenty-four hours a day.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 13th November 2013
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Jack Dee Host / Presenter
Sally Phillips Host / Presenter
Amy Hoggart Peebee's Daughter
John Willie Hopkins Landlord
Martha Howe-Douglas Joaquin's Manager
Katherine Jakeways Peebee's Wife
Alexander Kirk Peebee
Steve Oram Darren
Alexander Owen Peebee's Son
Writing team
Nico Tatarowicz Writer
Toby Davies Writer
Production team
Richard Pengelley Director
Arnold Widdowson Producer
Ben Cavey Executive Producer
Andy Brereton Executive Producer
Geoff McDowall Animation

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