Crackanory. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.


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

Crackanory. Sheridan Smith. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 4, Episode 2 - Living With A Lie

A frustrated writer fabricates an elderly relative to get time off work to start his novel. But when the doorbell goes and 'Aunt Janet' is standing on his doorstep, he realises his lie has come to life and he's got to deal with the old battle-axe for real. Written by Nico Tatarowicz, narrated by Sheridan Smith.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 31st January 2017
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Guest cast
    Sheridan Smith Host / Presenter
    Dylan Edwards Russell
    Steve Oram Phil
    Moya Brady Auntie Janet
    Ann Akin Lauren
    Writing team
    Nico Tatarowicz 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


    Sheridan Smith interview

    Sheridan Smith discusses her episode of the show.

    Featuring: Sheridan Smith, Dylan Edwards (Russell), Steve Oram (Phil).


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