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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
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, 1:00 AMDave ja vu30 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

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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
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, Jan 31, 1:30 AMDave30 mins
New: 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, Jan 30, 10:00 PMDave30 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. [AD,S]Mon, Jan 30, 1:40 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. [AD,S]Sun, Jan 29, 11:40 PMDave40 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. [AD,S]Mon, Jan 23, 1:40 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. [AD,S]Sun, Jan 22, 11:00 PMDave40 mins
CrackanoryStar-studded storytime! Stephen Mangan and Hugh Dennis narrate funny yarns about a newsreader interviewing an evil dictator and a care assistant who moonlights as a superhero. [AD,S]Sun, Jan 22, 2:00 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryAmusing stories for adults, read by Richard Hammond and Jessica Hynes. A postman reads his crush's mail to learn what makes her tick and a woman meets her eight-year-old self. [AD,S]Sat, Jan 21, 2:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanorySharon Horgan and Charlie Higson read two darkly comic tales. A translator changes the world order at a political summit. A young female motorist breaks down on Walpurgis Night. [AD,S]Fri, Jan 20, 2:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryTwisted tales read by Harry Enfield and Sarah Solemani. An office worker takes on a high-street coffee chain and a downtrodden librarian gains access to a CIA military drone! [AD,S]Thu, Jan 19, 2:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryBedtime stories for big kids! Kevin Eldon tells a twisted tale about a man driven to insanity, while Rebecca Front narrates a story about a hack writer who finds a lost Bard play. [AD,S]Wed, Jan 18, 2:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryAre you sitting comfortably? Jackanory gets a reboot as famous faces read comic tales. Jack Dee and Sally Phillips narrate stories about a Twitter addict and a dead toymaker! [AD,S]Tue, Jan 17, 2:00 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryBen Miller and Sue Perkins read two superbly twisted tales. A scientist creates the perfect wife using his dog's brain and a convict escapes from jail by mailing herself out! [AD,S]Mon, Jan 16, 1:40 AMDave35 mins
CrackanoryBen Miller and Sue Perkins read two superbly twisted tales. A scientist creates the perfect wife using his dog's brain and a convict escapes from jail by mailing herself out! [AD,S]Sun, Jan 15, 11:00 PMDave40 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. [AD,S]Mon, Jan 9, 1:40 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. [AD,S]Sun, Jan 8, 11:00 PMDave40 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]Mon, Oct 31, 12:00 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]Mon, Oct 24, 12:00 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]Mon, Oct 17, 12:00 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]Mon, Oct 10, 12:00 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]Mon, Oct 3, 12:00 AMDave40 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]Sun, Feb 14, 11:00 PMDave40 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, Jan 31, 11:00 PMDave40 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]Sun, Jan 24, 11:00 PMDave40 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]Sun, Jan 17, 11:00 PMDave40 mins
CrackanoryDave's award-winning adult short story series. Paul Whitehouse's dark yarn centres on a reenactment group. Carrie 'Leia' Fisher narrates a twisted tale about a mysterious hotel. [AD,S]Sun, Jan 10, 11:00 PMDave40 mins
CrackanoryNew. The final chapter - for now - of Dave's sublime story series, with tales about a superstitious landlady and a man hiding a CIA agent. Simon Bird and Tamsin Greig narrate. [S]Sun, Dec 13, 12:40 AMDave40 mins
New: CrackanoryNew. The final chapter - for now - of Dave's sublime story series, with tales about a superstitious landlady and a man hiding a CIA agent. Simon Bird and Tamsin Greig narrate. [S]Sat, Dec 12, 10:00 PMDave40 mins
CrackanoryNew. The 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]Sat, Dec 12, 12:40 AMDave40 mins
New: CrackanoryNew. The 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]Fri, Dec 11, 10:00 PMDave40 mins
CrackanoryNew. It'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 yarn. [S]Fri, Dec 11, 12:40 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryNew. Great 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]Thu, Dec 10, 12:40 AMDave40 mins
CrackanoryNew. Darkly comic bedtime reading - for adults only. Star storytellers Catherine Tate and Richard Ayoade spin yarns about sought-after school catchment areas and a deadly beast. [S]Wed, Dec 9, 12:40 AMDave40 mins
New: CrackanoryNew. Darkly comic bedtime reading - for adults only. Star storytellers Catherine Tate and Richard Ayoade spin yarns about sought-after school catchment areas and a deadly beast. [S]Tue, Dec 8, 10:00 PMDave40 mins
People: Sheridan Smith