Crackanory. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.


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

Crackanory. Dara O Briain. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 4, Episode 1 - A Close Slave

Set in ancient Rome, a slave who works in a playwright's household helps him finish his latest opus. Little does he know he's effectively conceived his own death. Written by Tony Way, narrated by Dara O Briain.

Broadcast details

Monday 30th January 2017
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Guest cast
    Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
    Edward Easton Lucius
    Nicholas Burns Octavius
    Ritu Arya Eleni
    Kenneth Collard Nero
    Kayode Ewumi Marcus
    Writing team
    Tony Way Writer
    Production team
    Richard Pengelley Director
    Adam Morris 1st Assistant Director
    Arnold Widdowson Producer
    Tanya Qureshi Executive Producer
    Andy Brereton Executive Producer
    Jennifer Sheridan Editor
    Thorin Thompson Production Designer
    Sally Broome Casting Director
    Lucy Williams Costume Designer
    Olly Wiggins Director of Photography
    Susie Munachen Make-up Designer
    Waen Shepherd Composer


    Dara O Briain interview

    Dara O Briain talks about his story.

    Featuring: Dara O Briain, Edward Easton (Lucius), Nicholas Burns (Octavius).


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