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.