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Publisher's Summary

Imagine if Jackanory was set free from its childish shackles. What twisted, funny tales would it unleash upon the world? Inspired by the popular children’s TV show Crackanory combines some of the UK’s best comedy writers and performers. What happens when you unexpectedly become the first cleaner in space? What if it turns out that the local TV weatherman can control the weather? Ten star narrators entertain us with fascinating and amusing stories. This series features Ruby Wax, Emilia Fox, Sue Perkins, Vic Reeves and David Baddiel among others.

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    1 out of 5 stars
  • Amazon Customer
  • 18-06-19

bored and too samey. didn't enjoy after the first

struggled to finish and won't bother listening to any more of them not for me

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  • Tracy Reader
  • 26-03-21

Great performances

Great narration with every story, but the stories themselves just didn't live up to the previous book of crackanories.

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  • Paul Martin
  • 11-02-21

Hugely entertaining

Loved every episode,all different and all read by different famous people, certainly brightened up a dull day...

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  • Aileen
  • 26-12-20

weird quirky stories by well known voices

Odd and creative short stories that are perfect for passing the nightshift, different narrators for each one, mostly british comedians

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  • Happy
  • 23-09-20

Better than on TV

Most enjoyable, as good if not better than on tv. The pictures are better in ones own imagination without the distraction of seeing someone reading to you.

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  • seaside terminator
  • 18-08-20

Great series

Great storyline delivered by the humorous Rik Mayall the Crackanory series is very funny.
Great stories

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  • R. Gordon
  • 11-04-20

Loving this series!

I'm loving this series of stories. I listen to them when I do my regular walks.

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  • happyshopper
  • 14-06-19

very entertaining.

once again, in my humble opinion, another great session of stories to listen to. Great!

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  • Tamsin Foster
  • 27-12-19

Funny Shorts

Excellent celebrity narration, short and snappy tales. A very easy listen for all Crackanory tales.