Crackanory. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions


  • TV comedy
  • Dave
  • 2013 - 2017
  • 26 episodes (4 series)

Series featuring stories from comedy writers, read out by well known comedians. The tales are accompanied by live action and animation.

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Series 4, Episode 5 - Proxy Lady

Crackanory. Mel Giedroyc. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
Beth is contacted out of the blue by a reclusive girl who used her picture on a dating website and has now met the love of her life. Is Beth willing to go and meet him in her place? Narrated by Mel Giedroyc, written by Katherine Jakeways.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Monday 6th February 2017
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 7th February 2017 1:30am Dave
Monday 20th March 2017 12:00am Dave
Thursday 13th September 2018 3:00am Dave
Friday 28th June 2019 2:00am Dave
Sunday 23rd February 2020 2:35am Dave
Wednesday 3rd June 2020 3:15am Dave
Tuesday 1st September 2020 2:20am Dave

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Mel Giedroyc Host / Presenter
Ritu Arya Beth
Ellie White Greta
Jamie Demetriou Brian
Writing team
Katherine Jakeways Writer
Production team
Richard Pengelley 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
John Lindlar Costume Designer
Adam Morris 1st Assistant Director


Mel Giedroyc interview

Mel Giedroyc talks about storytelling, and hints at what Proxy Lady is about. There are also some preview clips from the episode shown.

Featuring: Ritu Arya (Beth), Ellie White (Greta) & Mel Giedroyc.

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