Monthly Archives: October 2015

Troll Bridge gets a boost

18th October 2015

Work on completing Terry Pratchett’s Troll Bridge continues and there have been some exciting developments behind the scenes. Terry was excited to see what fans could do with this story and screening the ‘work in progress’ version to him in October of last year was one of the high points of the project for many of the cast & crew….

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Perpetual Scholarship at UniSA

17th October 2015

Marking his passion for lifelong learning, curiosity and exploration, Terry’s estate has announced the endowment of a unique scholarship at the University of South Australia to honour his memory. The Sir Terry Pratchett Memorial Scholarship will be awarded by the University of South Australia in perpetuity, every two years and will support a student to undertake a Masters by research…

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Guest questions answered!

16th October 2015

The biennial Scheibenwelt Discworld Convention recently took place at Castle Ludwigstein in Germany. More than 200 guests enjoyed workshops, talks, games, guests of honour and Discworld merchandising not normally available in Germany. Rob Wilkins, Terry’s personal assistant and business manager, was unable to attend due to the huge success of the UK release of The Shepherd’s Crown, but instead answered…

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Discworld Knight on display at Terry’s local pub.

9th October 2015

The Discworld Knight baron has this week taken up residency at The Queen’s Head pub in Broad Chalke in Wiltshire, where it will be on display for the next couple of months before moving to its permanent home in the Chalke Valley. It is hard to imagine a more fitting tribute to Terry for whom this statue was dedicated. The…

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