The Missing Postman

Represented by:
Diana Tyler

Category:
Fiction

Publisher:
Sphere

Publication date:
January 28, 1993

Clive has been a postman for 28 years but now, at the age of 52, he is to be replaced by a machine. His wife is unconcerned: she’s too wrapped up in her DIY obsession, forever remodelling their house. But Clive doesn’t want early retirement, however comfortable – he just wants to be a postman.

The Missing Postman was also made into a two-part comedy drama originally broadcast on BBC1 in March 1997, starring James Bolam and Alison Steadman  It received the award for Best BBC Comedy Drama at the British Comedy Awards.