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Rhianna Pratchett calls out new TV version of The Watch (news).

September 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Rhianna Pratchett calls out new TV version of The Watch (news).

Rhianna Pratchett, video game writer and daughter of fantasy writer Terry Pratchett, is less than chuffed with the upcoming TV version of The Watch, as she has recently posted on Twitter. Said television series is coming from BBC America which ordered an eight-part season in October 2018 – “inspired” by the Ankh-Morpork City Watch tales […]

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The Watch: it’s Discworld, but not as we know it (news).

August 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Watch: it’s Discworld, but not as we know it (news).

There’s been a bit of a flap among social media users about the upcoming Discworld TV adaption of one of Terry Pratchett’s much-loved novels. Mainly because fans don’t think it looks much like they imagined it. Richard Dormer, Lara Rossi, Adam Hugill, Jo Eaton-Kent, Sam Adewunmi, and Marama Corlett feature in the new TV outing […]

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Discworld 2020 Convention

August 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Discworld 2020 Convention

The Discworld Convention is a gathering of fans of Sir Terry Pratchett and his Discworld. It usually happens in the UK once every two years. This is an event organised by fans, for fans. If the event makes any profit, it is donated to our nominated charities – usually the Orangutan Foundation and another local […]

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Discworld novels to become a TV series (news).

April 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Discworld novels to become a TV series (news).

Terry Pratchett’s Discworld fantasy books are arriving wholesale on a TV screen near you, soon, as his production company, Narrativia, has now finally inked a deal with Motive Pictures and Endeavor Content for adaptations on television. Read the full story over at https://variety.com/2020/tv/global/terry-pratchett-discworld-endeavor-content-motive-pictures-1234591561/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest

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Discworld TV series swells its cast (TV news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Discworld TV series swells its cast (TV news).

Anna Chancellor, James Fleet, Ingrid Oliver, Ruth Madeley, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, and Bianca Simone Mannie have joined the cast of the BBC’s upcoming 2020 series, The Watch based, of course, on Terry Pratchett’s Discworld fantasy novels. Read the full story over at … http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2019/11/casting-news-bbc-americas-the-watch-enlists-anna-chancellor-james-fleet-and-more The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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The Shepherd’s Crown (A Discworld Novel) by Terry Pratchett.

December 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Shepherd’s Crown (A Discworld Novel) by Terry Pratchett.

As many of you will know, ‘The Shepherd’s Crown’ is the final book set on Terry Pratchett’s ‘Discworld’ series and it’s difficult to approach it without a degree of apprehension. Will the last book provide a fitting end to the series? Will it be up to Pratchett’s usual standard, even though he was succumbing to […]

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Sir Terry Pratchett RIP – 1948-2015.

March 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Sir Terry Pratchett RIP – 1948-2015.

Fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett has sadly died at the age of 66 from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, and no doubt had a few sharp words to exchange with Death and Death’s granddaughter, Susan, on the way out. Diagnosed with PCA1 in 2007, he battled the progressive disease with his trademark determination and creativity, and continued […]

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