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Episode 2

Could a long-extinct beast have carried out recent crimes? Comic fantasy with Martin Jarvis, John Wood and Melvyn Hayes.

Could a long-extinct beast have carried out recent crimes?

Will Captain Vimes get any joy from dragonologist and society heavyweight Lady Ramkin?

Stars John Wood and Martin Jarvis.

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
Lady Ramkin …. Helen Atkinson-Wood
Carrot …. Robert Gwilym
Lord Vetinari …. Crawford Logan
Supreme Grand Master …. Brett Usher
Brother Doorkeeper …. Jeff Nuttall
Brother Fingers …. Michael Roberts

Dramatised by Michael Butt.

Director: John Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in November 1992.

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 21 Apr 2021 00:00

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  • Mon 14 Jan 2008 18:30
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  • Wed 21 Apr 2021 00:00