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Can a stolen library book lead to the reinvention of dragons? Comic fantasy with Martin Jarvis, John Wood and Melvyn Hayes.

Ankh-Morpork, the elucidated brethren of Ebon Night have turned their hands to magic. When Zebbo Mooty is mysteriously vaporised in an alley, Captain Vimes of the watch, knows it's time to act.

Can a stolen library book lead to the reinvention of dragons?

First published in 1989, the 8th of Terry's Pratchett's comic fantasy stories set on Discworld.

Narrator ...... Martin Jarvis
Captain Vimes ...... John Wood
Nobby ...... Melvyn Hayes
Sergeant Colon ...... Stephen Thorne
Carrot ...... Robert Gwilym
The Landlord ...... Crawford Logan
Supreme Grand Master ...... Brett Usher
Brother Doorkeeper ...... Jeff Nuttall
Brother Fingers ...... Michael Roberts
Death ...... Death

Dramatised in six parts by Michael Butt.

Director: John Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in November 1992.

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Tue 10 Sep 2019 00:00

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