Postman Pat Paints the Ceiling
Air Date 15th May 1996 (UK)
1st September 1997 (Australia)
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Postman Pat is the seventh episode of the second series which was broadcast on the 15th May 1996. This episode was written by John Cunliffe.


Pat offers to paint the ceiling for Granny Dryden, but some paint spills down his trousers. Pat goes home to change and gets an odd pair of trousers and Sarah can't help laughing. During his rounds, everyone wonders why on Earth Pat is out doing his rounds in shorts.

Featured CharactersEdit


  • PAT 1
  • The Yellow Tractor
  • The Plough
  • Ted's Lorry


  • Greendale
  • Pat's House
  • Ted Glenn's workshop
  • Thompson Ground
  • Granny Dryden's Cottage
  • Pencaster (mentioned)


  • Ken Barrie as Pat, Ted Glen, Granny Dryden and the Main Narrator
  • Carole Boyd as Sara Clifton, Dorothy Thompson and Miss Hubbard


  • Granny Dryden says "I can't hold a brush properly now. It's these rheumatics you know." This line was also used in Postman Pat Misses the Show.