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

Series 1, Episode 4 - The Translator & Road To Hell

Sharon Horgan and Charlie Higson read darkly comic tales. A translator changes the world order at a political summit and a young female motorist breaks down on Walpurgis Night.

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Crackanory. Sharon Horgan. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Sharon Horgan reads The Translator by Laurence Rickard.

When a hungover Sabine accidentally mistranslates an exchange at a diplomatic summit, she realises she can influence world politics by being creative with her interpreting.

Charlie Higson reads Road To Hell by Jeremy Dyson.

A woman is stranded in a layby after breaking down on Walpurgis night - a night of evil spirits and demonic forces.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 4th December 2013
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Guest cast
    Sharon Horgan Host / Presenter
    Charlie Higson Host / Presenter
    William Andrews British Politician
    Vera Filatova (as Vera Graziadei) Iraina (Woman in Car)
    Katherine Jakeways Sabine (Translator)
    Shelley King French Politician
    Alex Macqueen Man in Car
    Tom Meeten Russian Politician
    Anne Wittman American President
    Writing team
    Jeremy Dyson Writer
    Laurence Rickard Writer
    Production team
    Richard Pengelley Director
    Jerry Forder Animation Director
    Gareth Tunley 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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