TV and Film:Johnny and the Dead

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Johnny and the Dead
DVD Cover
ASIN {{{asin}}}
IMDB 0294117
First Broadcast 1995
Broadcast Channel ITV
Director(s) {{{director}}}
Producer(s) Gerald Fox
Writer(s) {{{writer}}}
Starring Jotham Annan, George Baker, Brian Blessed
Duration 120 minutes
Episodes 4
Series Johnny Maxwell Series
Annotations Annotations for TV and Film:Johnny and the Dead
Preceded by Truckers
Followed by Welcome to the Discworld
All data relates to the UK home release.

Johnny and the Dead was the first TV adaptation of Terry Pratchett's Johnny Maxwell series. It was released in 1995 and produced by London Weekend Television.


The plot follows the same story-line as Johnny and the Dead.


Aired as four 30 minutes episodes. Released on Video in 1995 and on DVD in 2007, though the DVD was only released in the US.


Jotham Annan: Yo-Less

George Baker: Thomas Bowler

Brian Blessed: William Stickers

Paul Child: Bigmac

Andrew Falvey: Johnny Maxwell

John Grillo: Antonio Vicente

Harry Landis: Solomon Einstein

Jane Lapotaire: Sylvia Liberty

Ray Lonnen: James Bowler

Charlie Watts: Wobbler

Geoffrey Whitehead: Addison Fletcher

Arthur Whybrow: Grandfather Maxwell

Tina Martin: Mrs. Maxwell

Barrie Houghton: Eric Grimm


The soundtrack to the series was released by Weekend in 1995, credited to Stefan Girardet.

Soundtrack CD Cover
Video Case