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COLOUR OF MAGIC CAST

31st July 2007

31st July 2007 COLOUR OF MAGIC CAST RHI Entertainment, the Mob Film Co. and Sky One have teamed for The Colour of Magic, a miniseries based on Terry Pratchett’s fantasy novel to star Sean Astin, Tim Curry, Christopher Lee and David Jason. The live-action/CGI project, a follow-up to the trio’s successful adaptation of Pratchett’s Hogfather as a miniseries last year,…

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EXTRAS! EXTRAS! UPDATE!

18th July 2007

18th July 2007 EXTRAS! EXTRAS! UPDATE! Folks, Here is an update. As we indicated, we are not the judges here, but stuff is passing through our hands and so it might be time to sharpen things up a little.  We understand that decisions are being made over the next few days. Fans are being invited to come along to be…

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Extras extras

12th July 2007

12th July 2007 EXTRAS! EXTRAS! When we were planning the movie of Hogfather we met a lot of Discworld fans and admired their enthusiasm for costuming.  That led to us inviting fans to join the extras in some of the scenes of that movie. Boy, was that a high speed learning process.  We had not realised that the history of…

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THE COLOUR OF MAGIC / LIGHT FANTASTIC

20th June 2007

20th June 2007 THE COLOUR OF MAGIC / LIGHT FANTASTIC It was our first visit to Pinewood Studios this week to see work already well in progress on The Colour of Magic / Light Fantastic.  Various bits of Unseen University, looking dwarfed on the huge sound stage,  Wizard’s staffs and paraphernalia being constructed everywhere we looked, a scale model of…

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WINTERSMITH WINS A LOCUS AWARD

16th June 2007

16th June 2007 WINTERSMITH WINS A LOCUS AWARD Wintersmith has won the Locus award for Children/Young Adult books, which means all three of the Tiffany Aching books have picked up that award.  It’s interesting to see that the four books in the “Junior Discworld” series have picked up more awards between them than the whole of the adult series.  I…

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TERRY VISITS MOSCOW & ST PETERSBURG

10th June 2007

10th June 2007 TERRY VISITS MOSCOW & ST PETERSBURG . This was my first ever Russian tour: I was amazed to find such huge crowds.  There were so many books to sign that the ice bucket was resorted to by the time I reached Moscow and I couldn’t sign at all on the final event of the week.  Russia has…

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Another BAFTA for Hogfather!

21st May 2007

21st May 2007 Another BAFTA for Hogfather!   Hogfather won another BAFTA last night. This time it was up the Interativity award, described as; “A programme or series that has been extended and enriched by the interactivity offered by new media. Any form of new media is eligible including web, mobile and red button interactive TV, or any cross-platform combination. The…

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Terry on Tour

20th May 2007

20th May 2007 Terry on Tour Terry’s UK Autumn tour has been confirmed as follows; Saturday 6th October The Cheltenham Festival Monday 8th October Plymouth : 12.30-1.30 WHSmith 73-75 New George Street Plymouth Devon PL1 1RP Tuesday 9th October Bath : Evening Topping & Co The Paragon Bath BA1 5LS Friday 12th October Cambridge : 1pm Borders 12-13 Market Street…

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The Sky at Night 50th Anniversary Party

1st May 2007

1st May 2007 The Sky at Night 50th Anniversary Party As far as I am concerned, it was the party of the year, held at Sir Patrick Moore’s house to celebrate fifty years of The Sky at Night.  I think I recall watching the first one, on our tiny little telly, too.  It was heaven if you are interested in…

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Hogfather DVDs Arrive

27th April 2007

20th April 2007 Hogfather DVDs Arrive The first batch of Limited Edition Hogfather DVDs arrived today and they look absolutely fabulous. Terry didn’t waste any time in signing them all and hey are now being packed up ready for despatch, which only leaves us needing to visit the Tooth Fairy’s castle for those bags of teeth…! Our Limited Edition Hogfather…

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Hogfather wins a BAFTA

23rd April 2007

23th April 2007 Hogfather Wins a BAFTA Simon Thomas (VFX Supervisor) and Oliver Money ( VFX Producer) from the Moving Picture Company Hogfather won a BAFTA for best Visual Effects last night, up against hot competition from Dr Who and Krakatoa: The Last Days. Terry tells me “It’s amazing what skilled men can do on a budget of fivepence!” Well…

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The Sky at Night

4th April 2007

4th April 2007 The Sky at Night A BBC TV crew visited today to film Terry for a Sky at Night special due to be aired on May 6th. Further more, we are off to visit Sir Patrick Moore at his home on April 24th to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first screening of this record breaking programme….

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Online Ordering Just Got Even Easier… And More Accurate

20th March 2007

20th March 2007 Online Ordering Just Got Even Easier… And More Accurate We are constantly striving to improve your shopping experience and so have just installed a postcode lookup facility on our checkout page.  This will not only reduce the amount of time you need to spend typing in your address details, but will also increase the accuracy.  The address…

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Latest News From Terry Pratchett

18th March 2007

18th March 2007 Latest News From Terry Pratchett Terry told me today that he is about to put on his blue suede shoes and board the plane for MidSouthCon because his friend Esther Friesner highly recommends it.  Besides, it also means that he gets to walk down, or rather above, Beale Street.  We’re also hoping that the reverend Green will…

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Coming Soon – Hogfather DVD

5th March 2007

5th March 2007

Coming Soon – Hogfather DVD
Hogfather DVD

Laura from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainmend sent us this image of the Hogfather
Special Edition DVD cover. Released on April 23rd, check back soon for order information and exclusive news from Terry’s London signing.

PJSM Prints – Major Site Update

20th February 2007

20th February 2007 PJSM Prints – Major Site Update We have just finished implementing a major update to our website, but hope that you won’t notice any difference! The update has taken a very intense six weeks to complete and increases the funcionality and security of our shopping cart system. In June this year banks credit card companies will be…

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THE SECOND DISCWORLD FACSIMILE EDITION

1st January 2007

1st January 2007  ONLY JUST ARRIVED! THE SECOND DISCWORLD FACSIMILE EDITION THE LIGHT FANTASTIC Facsimile Edition The Light Fantastic is the second Discworld novel, originally published by Colin Smythe Ltd. on June 2nd, 1986. This was Terry Pratchett’s fifth published work, as his non-Discworld books The Carpet People, The Dark Side of the Sun and Strata all proceeded The Colour…

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TERRY’S BRUSH WITH DEATH

27th August 2006

25th August 2006 TERRY’S BRUSH WITH DEATH Death, Terry and a brush… Paula Nightingale and a crew from the Mob Film Company came to visit Terry and Stephen Briggs’s to film their performances for the ‘Twelve Days of Hogswatch’. These will be a series of shorts, chronicling Death as he visits a number of Discworld experts on Roundworld. These are…

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THE DISCWORLD CONVENTION 2006

20th August 2006

20th August 2006 THE DISCWORLD CONVENTION 2006 Has it really been two years since the last Discworld Convention? Well, seven hundred and fifty fans packed out the Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire and a fantastic time was had by all. SANDRA AND HOGFATHER DIRECTOR VADIM JEAN DISCUSS WHO’S ROUND IT IS… …THAT’S ALL SETTLED THEN! TERRY & SANDRA SANDRA &…

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