Going Postal (2010)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Jon Jones

Writers:

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

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Coyle ... Moist Von Lipwig
Charles Dance ... Lord Vetinari
David Suchet ... Reacher Gilt
Claire Foy ... Adora Belle Dearheart
Andrew Sachs ... Groat
Timothy West ... Ridcully
Steve Pemberton ... Drumknott
Paul Barber ... Dave Pins
John Henshaw John Henshaw ... Mr. Pony
Don Warrington ... Priest
Tamsin Greig ... Miss Cripslock
Madhav Sharma Madhav Sharma ... Crispin Horsefry
Jimmy Yuill ... Mr. Spools
Ian Bonar ... Stanley Howler
Nicholas Farrell ... Mr. Pump (voice)
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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-Morpork. 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 post office...or suffer a painful death. The reluctant postmaster 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 competition. 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 every ounce of his considerable ...

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When Stanley is tearing his pin paper, the tear is obviously going awry and not following the holes. The camera cuts to another angle and the tear is suddenly straight again. See more »

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30 May 2010 (UK) See more »

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