Yearly Archives: 2017

Reece Shearsmith joins Good Omens cast

2nd November 2017

Today, Neil Gaiman tweeted the latest casting update from the set of Good Omens announcing that Reece Shearsmith will be joining the production as 16th century playwright William Shakespeare. Delighted to welcome @ReeceShearsmith to the Good Omens family as an Elizabethan playwright whose name escapes me. #alrightItsShakespeare pic.twitter.com/sjcaUk3Iug — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) November 2, 2017 Interestingly Shakespeare does not appear in…

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Apocalyptic Additions to the cast of Amazon’s Good Omens

1st November 2017

Good Omens, the forthcoming television series for Amazon and BBC Two has cast Anna Maxwell Martin as ultimate demon Beelzebub alongside Lourdes Faberas, Yusuf Gatewood and Mireille Enos as the horsemen of the apocalypse..  Based on the best-selling novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett and produced by BBC Studios, the 6-part series is currently shooting in the UK and…

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Jon Hamm joins Amazon’s Good Omens as the Archangel Gabriel

2nd October 2017

Award-winning American actor Jon Hamm (Mad Men, Baby Driver, Bridesmaids) will be joining the cast of Good Omens, the forthcoming series for Amazon and BBC Two in the role of the archangel Gabriel –  the primary messenger of God.  The 6-part television adaptation by BBC Studios of the best-selling novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett is currently in production…

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Terry Pratchett’s Hard Drive Crushed According to His Wishes

30th August 2017

Last Friday, in the Dorset Countryside, one of Sir Terry Pratchett’s last requests was honoured. His computer hard drive, containing at least ten unpublished works was destroyed. Rob Wilkins, Terry’s former personal assistant and now manager of the late author’s estate, brought the hard disk to the Great Dorset Steam Fair, where it was crushed by Lord Jericho, a six…

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Official: David Tennant, Michael Sheen to star in Amazon’s Good Omens

15th August 2017

UPDATED: Multi-award-winning actors Michael Sheen, OBE (Masters Of Sex, Passengers and the upcoming films Home Again and Brad’s Status) and David Tennant (Broadchurch, Doctor Who, Jessica Jones) are to star in Good Omens, a six-part humorous fantasy drama, for Amazon and BBC Two. Equal parts humour and horror, fantasy and drama, this 6 x 1 hour series is written by…

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New Artwork From Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Imaginarium

2nd August 2017

New images of interior pages from Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Imaginarium have been released, showcasing some of the exquisite artwork to be featured in the book, published in November. The book includes 40 pieces of never-before-seen art, 30 pieces that have only appeared in foreign editions, limited editions and Book Club editions, and 17 book cover illustrations since 2004 that have…

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New Visions From Terry Pratchett’s Discworld

31st July 2017

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of TERRY PRATCHETT’S DISCWORLD IMAGINARIUM, a stunning portfolio of illustrations from the brush of renowned Discworld artist, Paul Kidby. Paul Kidby was Sir Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice. He provided the illustrations for THE LAST HERO, designed the covers for the Discworld novels since 2002 and is the author of the bestseller THE…

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Terry Pratchett: HisWorld – New Exhibition Details

27th July 2017

The Salisbury Museum is delighted to present a new and exclusive exhibition ‘Terry Pratchett: HisWorld’. This will open at The Salisbury Museum on 16 September 2017 and run until 13 January 2018. In a first for the museum, this major exhibition explores the life of Sir Terry Pratchett and will give a privileged insight into the man who created some of…

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Father Christmas’s Fake Beard story collection announced

11th July 2017

It’s going to be a happy Hogswatch! A new collection of 10 never-published stories by Sir Terry Pratchett for the young & not-so young… A brand-new book featuring previously unpublished seasonal works by Sir Terry Pratchett will be published this October. Illustrated by Mark Beech, the collection will be published in both hardcover a special edition format (following in November)…

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Terry Pratchett exhibition announced in Salisbury

11th February 2017

The Salisbury Museum, The Estate of Terry Pratchett and Paul Kidby present ‘Terry Pratchett: HisWorld’, an exclusive major exhibition based on the extraordinary life of Sir Terry Pratchett, the creative genius behind the Discworld series. Follow his journey to becoming one of our best known and best loved writers. This unique exhibition will include artwork by the man himself and…

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EXCLUSIVE – Behind the scenes of the new documentary

2nd February 2017

    We’re delighted to release these exclusive photographs from the filming of the BBC documentary ‘Terry Pratchett – Back in Black”. The BBC crew filmed in several locations across the country and we followed Rob Wilkins on set. The documentary airs on Saturday 11th February at 9pm on BBC2. See more exciting previews here.  

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Narrativia announce their first major television Co-Production with BBC Studios and Neil Gaiman’s Blank Corporation.

19th January 2017

Narrativia are delighted to announce their first major television Co-Production with BBC Studios and Neil Gaiman’s Blank Corporation. The series will be broadcast in 2018 by Amazon Prime Video and the BBC. BAFTA-winning producers and Narrativia Directors Rob Wilkins and Rod Brown are to Executive Produce the project. Rob Wilkins said, ‘Development began back in 2011 when Terry was still…

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First Look: Terry Pratchett Documentary ‘Back In Black’

13th January 2017

Yesterday BBC Arts released a first look at their 2017 cultural programming, including a few seconds of footage from Terry Pratchett: Back In Black, which provides a tantalising glimpse of Paul Kay embodying Sir Terry in order to deliver some of his trademark wisdom in a hauntingly vivid portrayal. The documentary which features input from writers Neil Gaiman and Val…

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