Hopeless young peasant Mort is hired as an apprentice to Death, and taken to his home beyond time and space to begin his training.
The fourth of Terry's Pratchett's comic fantasy stories set on Discworld dramatised in four parts by Robin Brooks.
Narrated by Anton Lesser.
Starring Carl Prekopp as Mort, Geoffrey Whitehead as Death, Phillip Jackson as Albert, Clare Corbett as Ysabell, Philip Fox as Lezek, Jon Glover as Hamesh and Alice Hart as Princess Keli.
Director: Claire Grove
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.