Torn Up Tales. Image shows from L to R: Beauty (Emma Fryer), Beast (Tony Way). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Torn Up Tales

BBC Three sitcom. 1 pilot in 2008. Stars Emma Fryer, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Tony Way, Emma Kearney, Zoe Iqbal, Faye McKeever, Darren Dutton and others.

Torn Up Tales

Pilot comedy which offers a comic re-telling of Beauty and the Beast

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2008
Channel
BBC Three
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Emma Fryer, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Tony Way, Emma Kearney, Zoe Iqbal, Faye McKeever, Darren Dutton, Jodie Foulds and others
Writers
Darren Dutton and Rebecca Papworth
Director
Julian Butler
Producer
Janet Hampson

Surreal, anarchic comic retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Clint 'Beast' Wood owns the Beans cafe with his evil wife, when one day Beauty and her wayward friends appear. Lipsynching punks and an 18th century narrator add to the colourful mayhem.

Production Details

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 2nd June 2008 on BBC Three at 11pm
Episode length
30 minutes