Crackanory Series 2 line-up revealed

Tuesday 1st July 2014, 6:31pm

Crackanory. David Mitchell. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.The line-up for the new series of Crackanory has been revealed. The following stars are due to read stories:

Simon Callow
Warwick Davies
Emilia Fox
Ben Miller
David Mitchell
Katherine Parkinson
Sue Perkins
Vic Reeves
Meera Syall
Johnny Vegas
Ruby Wax

The line-up was first revealed by The Radio Times.

The channel Dave show, which is billed as 'putting a satirical and twisted grown-up spin on story time', is due to return for a second series later this year.

As before, each episode will feature two tales read by comedians. The stories which will be punctuated with live action and animation. BCG understands that some high profile actors are involved in the live action elements in this second run.

The new series has already been filmed, with Rik Mayall having recorded a story before his death. It is expected his contribution will be screened as part of the series. Channel boss Steve North was quoted last month as saying: "It was a complete privilege for Dave to work with Rik for Crackanory."

Series 2 of Crackanory will be on Dave this autumn.

Below is the trailer that was used to promote the first series:

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