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
    Natasha Wilkinson Editor
    Julian Nagel Production Designer
    Waen Shepherd Composer
    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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