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

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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
    Jerry Forder Animation Director
    Arnold Widdowson Producer
    Ben Cavey Executive Producer
    Andy Brereton Executive Producer
    Mark Sangster Editor
    Mo Holden Production Designer
    Waen Shepherd Composer
    Geoff McDowall Animation

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