Monthly Archives: May 2008

Terry steps-up fight against Alzheimer’s

20th May 2008

An Alzheimer’s Research Trust survey has revealed that 25 million people in the UK are touched by dementia. The poll results are released as Terry Pratchett announces he is to become a Patron of the Alzheimer’s Research Trust. The YouGov poll, commissioned by the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, found that 42% of the UK population – 25 million people – know…

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BBC TV – The One Show

15th May 2008

BBC TV – The One Show – Thursday 15th May 2007 @ 7PM We’re going to have another fun-packed day as we head into London to do a pre-recorded interview with Adam Boulton for Sky TV, meet up with the guys from Eclipse of the Century (more news on that shortly) before heading off to see Craig and Charlie to…

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Going Postal

14th May 2008

Terry opened a new display called ‘What the Victorians Did For Us’ at the Bath Postal Museum today. It’s well worth a visit to see for yourself the birthplace of Discworld Philately.

Also, Rod Brown and Ian Sharples from the Mob Film Company presented Terry with draft #1.0 of the Going Postal screenplay. We wait with bated breath for Terry’s comments!

Colour of Magic – UK DVD release

13th May 2008

We have had many enquiries regarding the Colour of Magic DVD and can now confirm that it is scheduled to be released in the UK in October 2008 by Twentieth Century Fox. We will be launching a pre-sale for signed copies toward the end of the summer – check back soon!

Terry On the Ropes

9th May 2008

Terry was interviewed by John Humphrys for BBC Radio 4’s On the Ropes series which is due to be broadcast on Tuesday 20th May at 9:00am, repeated at 9:30pm in the evening.

Sandra Visits The Goliath Corporation

4th May 2008

Many thanks to Jasper, Mari, Tabitha and the Fforganisers for a splendid weekend spent at the Fforde Ffiesta in Swindon. CLICK HERE for news on their 2008 event. ‘THE GATHERING FOR FANS OF JASPER FFORDE AND THOSE WHO LIKE TO EMBRACE ABSURDITY.’