Soul Music (TV series)
Soul Music is a seven-part traditionally animated 1997/1998 television series adapting Soul Music and originally broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK. It was developed by Acorn Media, and produced by Channel 4, Cosgrove Hall Films (who had previously made Truckers), ITEL, and Ventureworld Films. It followed the previous adaptation from the same team, Wyrd Sisters, which also featured Christopher Lee as Death.
A story of reality, fantasy and the bits in the middle.
- Screenplay by Martin Jameson
- Novel by Terry Pratchett
- Directed by Jean Flynn
- Produced by Jean Flynn, Mark Hall and Craig Hemmings
- Music by Keith Hopwood and Phil Bush
- Andy Hockley as Imp y Celyn
- Debra Gillett as Susan Sto Helit
- Christopher Lee as Death
- Graham Crowden as Mustrum Ridcully
- Neil Morrissey as Mort
- Bernard Wrigley as Asphalt
- Rob Rackstraw as Glod Glodsson, The Librarian
- George Harris as Lias Bluestone
- John Jardine as Impy's Dad
- Brian Pringle as Albert
- Rosalie Scase as Owner of Music Shop
- Melissa Sinden as Ysabell
- Jimmy Hibbert as Additional Voices
- David Holt as Mr. Clete
- Maggie Fox as Ms. Butts
Soul Music consists of seven 23-minute episodes, adding up to a "feature-length" runtime of 159 minutes. Note that the synopses below will contain spoilers.
|#||Broadcast Date||Episode Title||Synopsis|
|1||1997-12-||“TBC”||To be added.|
|2||1997-12-||“TBC”||To be added.|
|3||1998-01-||“TBC”||To be added.|
|4||1998-01-||“TBC”||To be added.|
|5||1998-01-||“TBC”||To be added.|
|6||1998-01-||“TBC”||To be added.|
|7||1998-02-||“TBC”||To be added.|
These are episodes primarily devoted to discussing this series.
|2021-06-11||Who Watches the Watch||"Funny episode, with a twist"||pinecast.co|
|2021-06-28||The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret||"FAAATTTHHHAAA!"||thetruthshallmakeyefret.com|
|2023-06-12||Nonsense Review||"Soul Music"||spotify.com|
Episodes where the series is discussed, but not as the main topic.
- Sources differ on this point, but it does seem to have started broadcasting in December 1997.
- This is the original broadcast date on Channel 4.