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Seven Day Instagram Giveaway

29th November 2021
Instagram Giveaway

DISCWORLD.COM FANTASTIC SEVEN DAY INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY DAY ONE 1st December / 12am to Midnight GMT A Pair of Extremely Collectable Slip-Case Editions An extremely collectable slip-cased edition of Small Gods, illustrated by Omar Rayyan and published by the Folio Society in 2016. Bound in crimson velveteen covered boards with a colour printed paper label on the front cover together with gold blocking…

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Bill Nighy Stars as the Voice of Terry Pratchett…

16th November 2021
Discworld Audio Press Release

BILL NIGHY STARS AS VOICE OF PRATCHETT IN BRAND-NEW RECORDINGS OF THE ENTIRE DISCWORLD SERIES Plus an all-star cast of leading British acting talent Listen to an Extract HERE   Penguin Random House has taken on a truly ambitious project to re-record all 40 audiobooks from Sir Terry Pratchett’s bestselling Discworld series, featuring a cast of leading names from British stage…

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The Amazon Original Series Good Omens 2 Begins Production in Scotland, Reuniting It’s Company of Players

2nd November 2021

The Amazon Original Series Good Omens 2 Begins Production in Scotland, Reuniting Its Company of Players Supporting David Tennant and Michael Sheen will be many of the key cast members from Season One, some reprising their roles, others playing new characters LONDON and CULVER CITY, California—November 2, 2021—Production has begun in Scotland on the second season of the Amazon Original…

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The Amazing Maurice coming in 2022, Cast Announced

5th November 2020

The Amazing Maurice, a Sky original Coming in 2022 to Sky Cinema Based on Terry Pratchett’s best-selling novel Starring Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke, David Thewlis, Himesh Patel, Gemma Arterton and Hugh Bonneville Sky today announced a new co-production with Ulysses Filmproduktion and Cantilever Media, The Amazing Maurice, a Sky original.  This animated family film is based on one of Sir…

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SIR TERRY PRATCHETT’S NARRATIVIA, MOTIVE PICTURES AND ENDEAVOR CONTENT JOIN FORCES IN LANDMARK NEW PARTNERSHIP, SET TO BRING THE DISCWORLD UNIVERSE TO LIFE IN A SERIES OF DEFINITIVE SCREEN ADAPTATIONS

28th April 2020

In an exclusive relationship going forward, Narrativia, the independent production company launched by Sir Terry Pratchett in 2012, strikes new development deal with Motive Pictures and Endeavor Content to create truly authentic Discworld screen adaptations. Discworld, the iconic and enduringly popular literary phenomenon, spans a series of beloved novels that sold in excess of 100 million copies around the world…

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BBC AMERICA GREENLIGHTS ORIGINAL SCRIPTED SERIES THE WATCH

31st October 2018

New Punk Rock Thriller is Based on Sir Terry Pratchett’s “Discworld” Novels New York – October 30, 2018 – On the heels of hit series Killing Eve and the introduction of the first female Doctor on Doctor Who, BBC AMERICA announced today the greenlight of the new original scripted series, The Watch, based on Sir Terry Pratchett’s wildly popular “Discworld”…

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Chalke Valley History Festival – Special Offers For Discworld Fans

1st May 2018

This year, the Discworld will be coming to the Chalke Valley History Festival. The festival which takes place just a few miles from where Sir Terry created the Discworld novels, has become a huge attraction over the last decade. For the first time, Discworld exhibits and attractions will be present at the festival. The re-creation of Terry’s office and writing…

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Announcing HisWorld – A New Chapter

28th April 2018

  Sir Terry Pratchett’s career as a best-selling author spanned more than forty years and brought him international acclaim, selling a phenomenal eighty-five million books during his lifetime that were translated into thirty-eight languages.  Three years after his untimely death the popularity of his work continues to grow and he is regularly cited as a major influence over his peers…

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Evil Harry Dread Takes the Chalke Valley History Festival!

27th March 2018

The Chalke Valley History festival is held in Broad Chalke, a small village outside Salisbury in which Sir Terry Pratchett made his home for the past several decades. Founded in 2011, it brings in thousands of attendees each year. This year we are excited to announce that the Discworld will come home to the Chalke Valley. Following on the success…

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First look of Jon Hamm as Archangel Gabriel in Amazon’s Good Omens

30th November 2017

LONDON, Thursday 30 November – Amazon today reveals the first picture of Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor Jon Hamm (Mad Men, Baby Driver, Bridesmaids) in the role of the Archangel Gabriel in new Prime Original series Good Omens. The six-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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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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