Urban Myths

Continuing Thursday / 10:00pm Sky Arts 20 min.
Our Urban Myths are stories that have been passed down over time and have now become part of urban folklore. But are they true? We take a slightly tongue in cheek, mischievous – and deliberately ambiguous – look at what might have happened...

Season 2

8 Episodes

May 31 2018
May 24 2018
May 17 2018
May 10 2018
May 03 2018
Written by and starring Frank Skinner, this is the tale of Johnny Cash's dramatic run-in with a killer ostrich in a Nottingham hotel. Comedy with Isy Suttie.
Apr 26 2018
Apr 19 2018
Apr 12 2018

Season 1

5 Episodes

In the early 1980s, after his recent and high profile defeat to Larry Holmes, boxing legend Muhammad Ali takes it upon himself to talk a suicidal stranger down from a ledge. Using his unique brand of wit and wisdom, he succeeds in persuading the man that life is worth living, and learns a huge amount about himself in the process.
Feb 16 2017
When Dr. Timothy Leary turns up in Cary Grant's dressing room on the set of North By Northwest, the two men visit the past and the future with a little help from Grant's personal supply of LSD.
Feb 09 2017
Adolf Hitler has arrived in Vienna full of hope and ambition. A passionate artist, he is determined to win a place at the acclaimed Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.
Feb 02 2017
Enigmatic playwright engages exasperating builder, one of whose inventive excuses is dissolved when Sam drives Andre the Giant to school. Sam sees what others do not and thereby helps Andre become his own self. Touching, funny, brilliant.
Jan 26 2017
Music legend Bob Dylan decides to fly to the U.K. one day to visit his mate Dave Stewart. Soon he finds himself waiting for Dave in his flat dutifully being served tea by his girlfriend. But is he really in the right place? You decide.
Jan 19 2017