Neil Gaiman’s Likely Stories, the anthology series airs this Thurs on Sky Arts at 9 p.m.

It is four standalone ‘Darkly surreal, comic’ tales (The i) that ‘While not quite as dark as Dahl classics such as Royal Jelly, these are still lovely, unnerving affairs’ (The Observer) and are in essence ‘four short, sharp shocks’ (The Independent).

Kevin Lehane an ex film student wrote the standalone tales: ‘Foreign Parts’ (episode one w/ GeorgeMacKay),

‘Feeders and Eaters’ (episode two w/ Tom Hughes and Rita Tushingham) which are back-to-back this Thursday

‘Closing Time’ (episode three w/ Johnny Vegas) which is paired with ‘Looking for the Girl’ (episode four w/ Kenneth Cranham) that was written by Iain & Jane.

Each one runs half an hour, check them out,

Here’s a trailer: