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CrackanoryRuby Wax and Simon Callow spin these sublime yarns. A TV talent show judge gets a brutal taste of his own medicine and a street performer poses as a statue to foil an art heist. [S,AD]Sat, Nov 10, 3:10 AMDave50 mins
CrackanoryWarwick Davis and Emilia Fox narrate darkly comic tales. A man with a gift for untangling things tries to woo a princess. A wife is framed for a murder plot - by her own hubby. [S,AD]Fri, Nov 9, 3:00 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryAre you sitting comfortably? Then Johnny Vegas and Meera Syal will begin. Today's wicked tales are about a murderous obit writer and a man who finds relics from his dodgy past. [S,AD]Thu, Nov 8, 2:55 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryParty guests fear for their lives and earthquake survivors consider cannibalism. David Mitchell and Katherine Parkinson are your star storytellers for these ripping dark yarns. [S,AD]Wed, Nov 7, 3:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanorySuper stories for big kids! A cleaner is accidentally launched into space and a weatherman controls the climate in two tales read by Vic Reeves and the late, great Rik Mayall. [S,AD]Mon, Nov 5, 2:50 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryThe final chapter - for now - of Dave's sublime adult story series, with tales about a superstitious landlady and a man hiding a CIA agent. Simon Bird and Tamsin Greig narrate. [S,AD]Mon, Oct 29, 3:05 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryThe very funny Morgana Robinson and Greg Davies lend their vocal skills to two twisted tales about an office awards ceremony and a man who mistakenly sends his boss a text. [S,AD]Mon, Oct 29, 2:30 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryIt's Cracker-nory as Robbie Coltrane narrates a fiendish tale about a panto that faces a bomb threat. An abbatoir worker can't bear killing cows in Sarah Millican's dark yarn. [S,AD]Mon, Oct 29, 1:40 AMDave50 mins
CrackanoryGreat Scott! The legendary Doc himself, Christopher Lloyd, narrates a darkly comic tale about a detective's haunted sat nav. Jimmy Carr recites a ghoulish zombie story. [S,AD]Sun, Oct 28, 2:35 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryDarkly comic bedtime reading - for big kids only. Star storytellers Catherine Tate and Richard Ayoade spin yarns about sought-after school catchment areas and a deadly beast. [S,AD]Sun, Oct 28, 1:50 AMDave45 mins
CrackanoryDave's award-winning adult short story series. Paul Whitehouse's dark yarn centres on a reenactment group. The late Carrie Fisher narrates a twisted tale about an eerie hotel. [S,AD]Sun, Oct 28, 1:15 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryPickled: A twisted tale from the fantastical mind of Kevin Eldon. A hapless former aristocrat stumbles upon an old house with a strange inhabitant. Miriam Margolyes narrates. [AD,S]Fri, Sep 14, 3:10 AMDave25 mins
CrackanoryThe Disappearance: Mackenzie Crook spins this twisted yarn. An illusionist performs his 'the lady vanishes' act rather too well and wonders if he has genuine magic powers. [AD,S]Fri, Sep 14, 2:45 AMDave25 mins
CrackanoryDevil's Haircut: Doc Brown reads this superbly twisted tale, set in '40s New York. A baritone sells his soul to the devil to ensure his barbershop quartet wins a competition. [AD,S]Thu, Sep 13, 3:25 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryProxy Lady: Bedtime reading for us big kids. Beth is contacted by a shy girl who used her image on a dating site and now wants Beth to meet her new beau. Mel Giedroyc narrates. [AD,S]Thu, Sep 13, 3:00 AMDave25 mins
CrackanoryThe Survivor: In 1850, a man wakes after a long illness and finds he is being cared for by strangers - but isn't allowed to leave the house. Anna Friel is your star storyteller. [AD,S]Wed, Sep 12, 3:25 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryLiving with a Lie: Darkly comic tales. A writer fabricates an elderly relative to get time off work to start his novel - but his lie comes to life! Told by Sheridan Smith. [AD,S]Tue, Sep 11, 3:25 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryA Close Slave: New. Dave's original short story series returns with Dara O Briain narrating. A Roman slave helps his playwright master finish his latest opus - but at what cost? [AD,S]Tue, Sep 11, 3:00 AMDave25 mins
CrackanoryThe final chapter - for now - of Dave's sublime adult story series, with tales about a superstitious landlady and a man hiding a CIA agent. Simon Bird and Tamsin Greig narrate. [AD,S]Sat, Dec 9, 2:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryThe very funny Morgana Robinson and Greg Davies lend their vocal skills to two twisted tales about an office awards ceremony and a man who mistakenly sends his boss a text. [AD,S]Fri, Dec 8, 2:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryGreat Scott! The legendary Doc himself, Christopher Lloyd, narrates a darkly comic tale about a detective's haunted sat nav. Jimmy Carr recites a ghoulish zombie story. [AD,S]Thu, Dec 7, 2:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryDarkly comic bedtime reading - for big kids only. Star storytellers Catherine Tate and Richard Ayoade spin yarns about sought-after school catchment areas and a deadly beast. [AD,S]Wed, Dec 6, 2:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryDave's award-winning adult short story series. Paul Whitehouse's dark yarn centres on a reenactment group. The late Carrie Fisher narrates a twisted tale about an eerie hotel. [AD,S]Tue, Dec 5, 2:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryIt's Cracker-nory as Robbie Coltrane narrates a fiendish tale about a panto that faces a bomb threat. An abbatoir worker can't bear killing cows in Sarah Millican's dark yarn. [AD,S]Sun, May 7, 11:00 PMDave40 mins
CrackanoryPickled: A twisted tale from the fantastical mind of Kevin Eldon. A hapless former aristocrat stumbles upon an old house with a strange inhabitant. Miriam Margolyes narrates. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 10, 12:00 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryThe Disappearance: Mackenzie Crook spins this twisted yarn. An illusionist performs his 'the lady vanishes' act rather too well and wonders if he has genuine magic powers. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 3, 3:35 AMDave25 mins
CrackanoryThe Disappearance: Mackenzie Crook spins this twisted yarn. An illusionist performs his 'the lady vanishes' act rather too well and wonders if he has genuine magic powers. [AD,S]Mon, Apr 3, 12:00 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryDevil's Haircut: Doc Brown reads this superbly twisted tale, set in '40s New York. A baritone sells his soul to the devil to ensure his barbershop quartet wins a competition. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 27, 12:00 AMDave30 mins
CrackanoryProxy Lady: Bedtime reading for us big kids. Beth is contacted by a shy girl who used her image on a dating site and now wants Beth to meet her new beau. Mel Giedroyc narrates. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 20, 12:00 AMDave30 mins
CrackanoryThe Survivor: In 1850, a man wakes after a long illness and finds he is being cared for by strangers - but isn't allowed to leave the house. Anna Friel is your star storyteller. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 13, 3:30 AMDave30 mins
CrackanoryThe Survivor: In 1850, a man wakes after a long illness and finds he is being cared for by strangers - but isn't allowed to leave the house. Anna Friel is your star storyteller. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 13, 12:00 AMDave30 mins
CrackanoryThe Despot of Tea: Are you sitting comfortably? Bob Mortimer spins this dark, witty yarn about an out-of-work actor who makes a smash-hit advert for tea in a former Soviet state. [AD,S]Mon, Mar 6, 12:00 AMDave30 mins
CrackanoryLiving with a Lie: Darkly comic tales. A writer fabricates an elderly relative to get time off work to start his novel - but his lie comes to life! Told by Sheridan Smith. [AD,S]Mon, Feb 27, 3:25 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryLiving with a Lie: Darkly comic tales. A writer fabricates an elderly relative to get time off work to start his novel - but his lie comes to life! Told by Sheridan Smith. [AD,S]Mon, Feb 27, 12:00 AMDave30 mins
CrackanoryA Close Slave: New. Dave's original short story series returns with Dara O Briain narrating. A Roman slave helps his playwright master finish his latest opus - but at what cost? [AD,S]Mon, Feb 20, 12:00 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryRuby Wax and Simon Callow spin these sublime yarns. A TV talent show judge gets a brutal taste of his own medicine and a street performer poses as a statue to foil an art heist. [AD,S]Mon, Feb 13, 12:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryPickled: New. A twisted tale from the fantastical mind of Kevin Eldon. A hapless former aristocrat stumbles upon an old house with a strange inhabitant. Miriam Margolyes narrates. [AD,S]Fri, Feb 10, 1:30 AMDave30 mins
New: CrackanoryPickled: New. A twisted tale from the fantastical mind of Kevin Eldon. A hapless former aristocrat stumbles upon an old house with a strange inhabitant. Miriam Margolyes narrates. [AD,S]Thu, Feb 9, 10:00 PMDave30 mins
CrackanoryThe Disappearance: New. Mackenzie Crook spins this twisted yarn. An illusionist performs his 'the lady vanishes' act rather too well and wonders if he has genuine magic powers. [AD,S]Thu, Feb 9, 1:30 AMDave30 mins
New: CrackanoryThe Disappearance: New. Mackenzie Crook spins this twisted yarn. An illusionist performs his 'the lady vanishes' act rather too well and wonders if he has genuine magic powers. [AD,S]Wed, Feb 8, 10:00 PMDave30 mins
New: CrackanoryDevil's Haircut: New. Doc Brown reads this superbly twisted tale, set in 40s New York. A baritone sells his soul to the devil to ensure his barbershop quartet wins a competition. [AD,S]Tue, Feb 7, 10:00 PMDave30 mins
CrackanoryProxy Lady: New. Bedtime reading for big kids. Beth is contacted by a shy girl who used her image on a dating site and now wants Beth to meet her new beau. Mel Giedroyc narrates. [AD,S]Tue, Feb 7, 1:30 AMDave30 mins
New: CrackanoryProxy Lady: New. Bedtime reading for big kids. Beth is contacted by a shy girl who used her image on a dating site and now wants Beth to meet her new beau. Mel Giedroyc narrates. [AD,S]Mon, Feb 6, 10:00 PMDave30 mins
CrackanoryWarwick Davis and Emilia Fox narrate darkly comic tales. A man with a gift for untangling things tries to woo a princess. A wife is framed for a murder plot - by her own hubby. [AD,S]Mon, Feb 6, 12:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryThe Survivor: New. In 1850, a man wakes after a long illness and finds he is being cared for by strangers - but isn't allowed to leave. Anna Friel is your star storyteller. [AD,S]Fri, Feb 3, 1:30 AMDave30 mins
New: CrackanoryThe Survivor: New. In 1850, a man wakes after a long illness and finds he is being cared for by strangers - but isn't allowed to leave. Anna Friel is your star storyteller. [AD,S]Thu, Feb 2, 10:00 PMDave30 mins
CrackanoryThe Despot of Tea: New. Are you sitting comfortably? Bob Mortimer spins this dark, witty yarn about a jobbing actor who makes a smash-hit advert for tea in a former Soviet state. [AD,S]Thu, Feb 2, 1:30 AMDave30 mins
New: CrackanoryThe Despot of Tea: New. Are you sitting comfortably? Bob Mortimer spins this dark, witty yarn about a jobbing actor who makes a smash-hit advert for tea in a former Soviet state. [AD,S]Wed, Feb 1, 10:00 PMDave30 mins
CrackanoryLiving with a Lie: New. Darkly comic tales. A writer fabricates an elderly relative to get time off work to start his novel - but his lie comes to life! Told by Sheridan Smith. [AD,S]Wed, Feb 1, 1:30 AMDave30 mins
New: CrackanoryLiving with a Lie: New. Darkly comic tales. A writer fabricates an elderly relative to get time off work to start his novel - but his lie comes to life! Told by Sheridan Smith. [AD,S]Tue, Jan 31, 10:00 PMDave30 mins