TV and Film:Hogfather
|Terry Pratchett's Hogfather|
|Broadcast Channel||Sky One|
|Starring||David Jason, Michelle Dockery, Marc Warren|
|Annotations||Annotations for TV and Film:Hogfather|
|Preceded by||Johnny and the Bomb|
|Followed by||The Colour of Magic|
|All data relates to the UK home release.|
Hogfather is the first live action adaptation of one of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels and the first of the series of adaptations by the channel Sky One. Hogfather was produced by The Mob Film Company.
Based on Hogfather, Death has left his post again, only this time he's taken on the role of another being, the holiday spirit The Hogfather who's really gone missing. Now it's up to Death's granddaughter Susan to find the Hogfather before the night is out, or the sun will not rise again.
The show was originally broadcast on Sky One in two parts of 1hr 30mins. Later when released on DVD the two episode format was kept.
- David Jason: Albert
- Marc Warren: Mr Teatime
- Michelle Dockery: Susan Sto Helit / Death of Rats
- David Warner: Lord Downey
- Tony Robinson: Vernon Crumley
- Nigel Planer: Mr. Sideney
- Peter Guinness: Medium Dave
- Stephen Marcus: Banjo
- Craig Conway: Chickenwire
- Rhodri Meilir: Bilious
- Sinead Matthews: Violet Bottler
- Ian Richardson: Death / Narrator
- Neil Pearson: Quoth the Raven
- Nicholas Tennant: Nobby Nobbs
- Richard Katz: Visit-The-Infidel-With-Explanatory-Pamphlets
Twelve Days of Hogswatch
Also known as 'Death's Guide to Discworld' these are a series of short 4-5 minute episodes in which Death interviews the creators of the Hogfather TV series and explains facets of the Discworld's lore. The episodes were originally available on the Sky One website, but they were later released on the 2-disc and limited editions of the DVD.
These extras are available on the 2-disc and limited edition versions of the DVD release.
- The Twelve Days of Hogswatch
- The Whole Hog Making Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (Documentary)
- Deleted Scenes
- A small card by Terry Pratchett expressing his views on the film and cast (Limited edition only)
|Terry Pratchett's Hogfather: The Illustrated Screenplay|
|Publication date||November 2006|
|All data relates to the first UK edition.|
The screenplay of the series was released separately illustrated with stills from the series and some illustraions by Stephen Player.