Crackanory. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.


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

Crackanory. Robbie Coltrane. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 3, Episode 4 - The Last Laugh & Abattnoir

When a bomb is discovered during their panto performance an amateur dramatics society has to keep the audience laughing or else. Next up, a girl takes a job at a local abattoir but can't bring herself to kill any cows, so takes them home instead. Read by Robbie Coltrane and Sarah Millican.

Broadcast details

Thursday 10th December 2015
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Robbie Coltrane Host / Presenter
Sarah Millican Host / Presenter
Kevin Eldon Skip
Janine Duvitski Phillis
Amy Hoggart Pinky
Alexander Kirk Actor
Cavan Clerkin Marvin
Kerry Howard Clara
Gareth Tunley Selwin
Writing team
Dafydd James Writer
Toby Davies Writer
Production team
Richard Pengelley Director
Arnold Widdowson Producer
Hilary Rosen Executive Producer
Andy Brereton Executive Producer
Jim Nolan Animation
Manu Roig Animation
Owain Emanuel Animation
Nick Gibson Animation


Abattoir clip

Sarah Millican conveys part of a disturbing story that is set in an abattoir.

Featuring: Sarah Millican, Kerry Howard (Clara), Gareth Tunley (Selwin).

Sarah Millican interview

Sarah Millican talks about her Crackanory story, and discusses what she thinks makes for a good storyteller.

Featuring: Sarah Millican.

A clip from Robbie Coltrane's story

Skip discovers a note that is quite scary.

Featuring: Robbie Coltrane, Kevin Eldon (Skip), Janine Duvitski (Phillis).

Robbie Coltrane interview

Robbie Coltrane talks about storytelling.

Featuring: Robbie Coltrane.


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