Crackanory. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.


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

Crackanory. Catherine Tate. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 3, Episode 2 - The Catchment Area & The Frogbeast Of Pontfidd

A couple desperate to get their "gifted" daughter into the best local primary school move into a makeshift camp. The second story goes back in time to 1901 as a photographer arrives in a sleepy local village determined to capture proof that the deadly beast residing there doesn't really exist. Read by Catherine Tate and Richard Ayoade.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 8th December 2015
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Guest cast
    Catherine Tate Host / Presenter
    Richard Ayoade Host / Presenter
    Nicholas Burns Jeremy Blake
    Sophie Colquhoun Naomi Blake
    Perry Fitzpatrick Glenn (Estate Agent)
    Valerie Lilley Home Owner
    Kerry Howard Parent
    Tom Stourton Parent
    Tom Stourton Todd
    Amy Hoggart Mirriam
    Jamie Glassman Villager
    Writing team
    Holly Walsh Writer
    Toby Davies Writer
    Production team
    Richard Pengelley Director
    Arnold Widdowson Producer
    Hilary Rosen Executive Producer
    Andy Brereton Executive Producer
    Natasha Wilkinson Editor
    Julian Nagel Production Designer
    Waen Shepherd Composer
    Jim Nolan Animation
    Manu Roig Animation


    Catherine Tate's The Catchment Area

    Would you pay £2,000 a month to live in a caravan with a tin bath?

    Featuring: Catherine Tate, Sophie Colquhoun (Naomi Blake), Perry Fitzpatrick (Glenn), Valerie Lilley (Home Owner).

    Richard Ayoade's The Frogbeast of Pontfidd

    In a small village with a legendary beast, a sceptic with a camera arrives.

    Featuring: Richard Ayoade, Tom Stourton (Todd).


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