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Teenager Mort is hired as Death's apprentice and tries to alter the course of history. With Anton Lesser and Geoffrey Whitehead.

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.

Mort ...... Carl Prekopp
Death ...... Geoffrey Whitehead
Lezek ...... Philip Fox
Albert ...... Phillip Jackson
Hames ...... Jon Glover
Ysabell ...... Clare Corbett
Princess Keli ...... Alice Hart

Director: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2004.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 28 Jul 2020 00:00

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