Crackanory. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.


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

Series 2, Episode 1 - In Space No One Can Hear You Clean & The Weather Man

A cleaner is accidentally launched into space and a weatherman controls the climate in two tales read by Vic Reeves and the late, great Rik Mayall.

Further details

Crackanory. Vic Reeves. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Crackanory. Rik Mayall. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 24th September 2014
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Vic Reeves Host / Presenter
Rik Mayall Host / Presenter
Rosie Cavaliero Beth (Cleaner)
Simon Farnaby Robert Pickle (Millionaire Owner)
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith Commander
Steve Oram Ken (Weatherman)
Alice Lowe Gloria (Reporter)
Tom Meeten Andy Keys (Sports Reporter)
Matthew Steer Prime Minister
Michael Fish Self
Writing team
Tony Way Writer
Nico Tatarowicz Writer
Production team
Richard Pengelley Director
Arnold Widdowson Producer
Hilary Rosen Executive Producer
Tanya Qureshi Executive Producer
Ben Cavey Executive Producer
Andy Brereton Executive Producer
Geoff McDowall Animation


Rik Mayall interview

The late Rik Mayall, filmed at the start of the year, talks about his role in Crackanory.

Featuring: Rik Mayall.


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