Terry has written an article on his experience with Alzheimer’s for the News of the World. You can read it HERE and also see Terry on a special BBC Panorama programme ‘The NHS Postcode: It Could Be You’ tomorrow (Monday 18th) at 8.30pm.
Folks, To those that want to know, it would be true to say that my life right now is occasional short periods of writing interspersed and interrupted with requests for interviews. As my UK readers will know, merely catching a variant of Alzheimer’s has propelled me onto more prestigious chat show sofas than I have ever seen in 25 years…Read more
Den of Geek have interviewed Rhianna about her script for Overlord on the Xbox 360 and PS3. Overlord was an underrated Xbox 360 game, and now a slightly bulked up edition is coming to the PS3. We nattered with the game’s scriptwriter, Rhianna Pratchett… Rhianna Pratchett has a string of writing credits that includes magazines, a novella, and scripts for…Read more
The raffle to win a place at the front of the queue at the signing on Saturday has been drawn and the winner will be notified by telephone on Friday. Many thanks for all your entries!
Win the chance to be first at the front of the queue at this 25th Discworld Anniversary signing! The signing takes place at Foyles on the Southbank in London at 12noon Saturday 14th June. One lucky winner will walk straight to the front of the queue to have his or her book signed before all the others.
Bryan Appleyard paid us a visit today, interviewing Terry for the Sunday Times. You can read the interview in print this Sunday or CLICK HERE to read it online now. You’ll also see a photo of Ghengis!
We have listed one of only 100 UK bound proofs of Nation on eBay. All proceeds from the sale will go to the RICE Centre in Bath where Professor Roy Jones, Terry’s personal Alzheimer’s specialist, is the director. Further more, not only Terry sign the book, but he will make personal dedication to the winning bidder! Good luck everyone and…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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!
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!
IWC Media, Scotland’s largest Independent Television Production company, and the BBC, are working exclusively with Terry Pratchett to produce a documentary series based on Terry’s recent diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s. In this, the 25th year since the first publication of Terry’s hugely successful Discworld series, the documentary team will follow Terry as he finds out about his condition, looks…Read more
My office is now effectively at a standstill. In fact, my office is probably moving slightly backwards. It has not helped that a five story rack of filed mail collapsed under the weight recently, thus shuffling several thousand documents into new and interesting combinations. Right now it is a good day if we can answer just those emails that turn…Read more