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The Watch, fantasy TV series that is 24.3% Discworld (maybe) (trailer).

October 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Watch, fantasy TV series that is 24.3% Discworld (maybe) (trailer).

Here’s the first big trailer for The Watch, the TV series that is perhaps 24.3% based on the Discworld novels of Terry P. His daughter doesn’t much fancy it, but will you? The official blurb says, The Watch follows an unlikely group of misfits, The City Watch, who are forced to find the guts to […]

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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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Terry Pratchett’s The Watch coming to TV screens.

November 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Terry Pratchett’s The Watch coming to TV screens.

The Watch, based on Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels, is to become an 8 episode (each 60-minutes long) TV series, produced by the BBC. This comedy thriller centres on Terry Pratchett’s misfit cops as they fight to save a ramshackle city of normalised wrongness. The Watch features many Discworld creations including City Watch Captain Sam Vimes, […]

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The Watch (Frank’s take).

August 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Watch (Frank’s take).

Suburbia, Neanderthal-oriented male bonding and space aliens make for an uneven mix of naughty gags and tired lunacy in the clumsy comedy The Watch. Whether this is an unfair comparison or not The Watch feels like a weak-need knockoff to the classic high-spirited goofiness of Ghostbusters. In assembling some of Hollywood’s high-profile hucksters and saddling […]

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