The Missing Postman is a two-part comedy drama originally broadcast on BBC One on the consecutive evenings of 29 March and 30 March 1997.
Adapted from the Mark Wallington novel, it received the award for Best BBC Comedy Drama at the British Comedy Awards in 1997. When Clive Peacock is forced into early retirement, the years ahead look bleak. But Clive is a postman to the core, and in the moment of unexpected rebellion he makes a decision that will change his life. Mounting his trusty bicycle, he sets off to deliver to be an odyssey of self discovery. Pursued by the police and lionised by the media, Clive becomes both a fugitive and a reluctant hero.
James Bolam ... Clive Peacock
Alison Steadman ... Christine Peacock
Jim Carter (actor)... DS Lawrence Pitman
Gwyneth Strong ... WPC Rachel McMahon
Stephen Moore ... Ralph Barbara Dickson
Linda Taylor Larry Lamb (actor)... Trevor Ramsay