TV and Film:Going Postal

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Terry Pratchett's Going Postal
DVD Cover
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IMDB 1219817
First Broadcast 2010
Broadcast Channel Sky One
Director(s) {{{director}}}
Producer(s) Jon Jones, Sue de Beauvoir
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Starring Richard Coyle, Claire Foy, Charles Dance
Duration 185 minutes
Episodes 2
Series Ankh-Morpork Series
Annotations Annotations for TV and Film:Going Postal
Preceded by The Colour of Magic
Followed by Troll Bridge
All data relates to the UK home release.

Going Postal is the third and final live action adaptation created by Sky One based that was off of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels.


Based off the book of the same name; Moist von Lipwig is a cheat, a liar and a conman and now he has a choice, reform and restore the broken Post Office of Ankh-Morpork or face the noose. Problems abound however as he must face his Golem 'bodyguard,' corrupt businessmen, and flying assassins.


The series was broadcast as two untitled episodes, each at one hour and thirty minutes long.


DVD Extras

These extras are available on the 2-disc editions of the DVD and Blu-ray releases.

  • Introduction by Terry Pratchett
  • Directors Audio Commentary (DVD Only)
  • Directors Picture-in-Picture Commentary (Blu-ray Only)
  • Director and Producer Interview
  • Terry Pratchett Interview
  • Cast Interviews
  • Bloopers
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Costume and Make-up Featurettes
  • Interview with the Fans
  • Image Galleries
  • First-Day Cover Stamps 'Ankh-Morpork Post Office Half Penny Special Issue'

Differences between the book and series

  • Moist's challenge by the old postmen with the dogs is absent.
  • The old postmen only appear after the Post Office is reopened.
  • Anghammarad is absent.
  • Crispin Horsefry is killed by Reacher Gilt.
  • Gryle is killed by the buring letters in the Post Office rather than by flying into the sorting machine.


Limited Edition
First-day Cover Stamps
Blu-ray Limited Edition
US Case
US Case