Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Episode 1

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.

Starring Martin Jarvis as the Narrator, John Wood as Captain Vimes, Melvyn Hayes as Nobby, Stephen Thorne as Sergeant Colon, Robert Gwilym as Carrot, Crawford Logan as the Landlord, Brett Usher as Supreme GrandMaster, Jeff Nuttall as Brother Doorkeeper, Michael Roberts as Brother Fingers and Death as Himself.

Dramatised in six parts by Michael Butt.

Director: John Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 19 Sep 2017 00:00

More episodes

Previous

You are at the first episode

See all episodes from Terry Pratchett

Broadcasts