Going Postal (2010)
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Episode #1.2 

Moist von Lipwig (Richard Coyle, A Good Year) is a conman and a charlatan--and he loves every minute of it. From confidence tricks to far-reaching financial fraud, von Lipwig revels in ... See full summary »

Director:

Jon Jones

Writers:

Bev Doyle (screenplay), Richard Kurti (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Episode credited cast:
Richard Coyle ... Moist Von Lipwig
Charles Dance ... Lord Vetinari
Steve Pemberton ... Drumknott
Tamsin Greig ... Miss Cripslock
Madhav Sharma Madhav Sharma ... Crispin Horsefry
Jimmy Yuill ... Mr. Spools
Ian Bonar Ian Bonar ... Stanley Howler
Nicholas Farrell ... Mr. Pump (voice)
Marnix Van Den Broeke ... Mr. Pump
Adrian Schiller ... Mr. Gryle
Ingrid Bolsø Berdal ... Sergeant Angua
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claire Foy ... Adora Belle Dearheart
Terry Pratchett ... Postman (as Sir Terry Pratchett)
Andrew Sachs ... Groat
David Suchet ... Reacher Gilt
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Moist von Lipwig (Richard Coyle, A Good Year) is a conman and a charlatan--and he loves every minute of it. From confidence tricks to far-reaching financial fraud, von Lipwig revels in hoodwinking, fleecing, and otherwise ripping off the citizens of Ankh Morpok. When the law finally catches up to him, the city's shrewd leader, Lord Vetinari (Charles Dance Game of Thrones), offers von Lipwig a choice: he can take over the derelict postoffice...or suffer a painful death. The reluctant postamaster finds himself in charge of thousands of undelivered letters, commanding a charmingly deranged staff of misfits, and at odds with corrupt businessman Reacher Gilt (David Suchet, Agatha Christie's Poirot), who will stop at nothing to crush his competitiion. Along the way, he falls under the spell of the icy Adora Dearheart (Claire Foy, Little Dorrit), much to her chagrin. In this delightful adaptation of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novel, Moist von Lipwig needs very ounce of his considerable ...

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31 May 2010 (UK) See more »

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When Moist is dancing with Adora, he picks her up and we can see she is no longer wearing the stilettos that she attacked him with in the restaurant supposedly a few seconds earlier. See more »

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