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The Great Sir Terry Pratchett
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The Great Sir Terry Pratchett

Sir Terence David John Pratchett OBE = +
28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015-

Terry Pratchett married Lyn Pratchett in 1968.
1971:
Terry Pratchett’s first novel, The Carpet People, was published in 1971.
1983:
Terry Pratchett began writing the Discworld series in 1983 to “have fun with some of the cliches” and it is a humorous and often satirical sequence of stories set in the colourful fantasy Discworld universe.
1983:
The first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983, after which Pratchett wrote an average of two books a year.
2014:
In 2014, a six-part adaption of Good Omens aired on BBC Radio 4, and featured cameos by both Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.
2015:
Terry Pratchett died on 12 March 2015, aged 66.
But his legend, books and movies and shows will go on in our hearts minds and souls forever more


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TV Show: Terry Pratchett's Wyrd Sisters ( 1997 )
Based on the Terry Pratchett novel. On Discworld, in a small country called Lancre, three witches, the flowery Magrat Garlick, the lively Nanny Ogg and their leader Granny Weatherwax find themselves dragged into royal politics. The king of Lancre, Verence, has been murdered by Duke Felmet and he has taken over control of the country (but he is trapped under the control of his over-powering wife - the Duchess.) The Duke hates Lancre and the actual kingdom of Lancre is pressing the witches to find a king that would take better care of it. The second and bigger problem is that Verence's baby son has escaped and has fallen into the hands of the witches prompting the Duke's fury towards the witches. The son must be protected but Granny doesn't want to get involved with the situation but it looks like she doesn't have a choice in the matter...
TV Show: Soul Music ( 1997 )
The series closely follows the plot of the novel, which, like many of Pratchett's novels it introduces an element of modern society into the magical and vaguely late medieval, early modern world of the Disc, in this case Rock and Roll music and stardom, with nearly disastrous consequences. It also introduces Susan Sto Helit, daughter of Mort and Ysabell and granddaughter of Death. The series takes the association of the "Band with Rocks In" with the Beatles even further than the book does, evolving their style from 1950s rock and early 1960s beat music (and mixing-bowl haircuts) in Ankh-Morpork, to acid rock in Scrote, to spiritual hippie rock in Quirm. In Sto Lat, they sound like the Jimi Hendrix Experience or Bad Company, but are dressed in clothes similar to the Beatles on the cover of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album.
Movie: Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die ( 2011 )
Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die is a TV movie starring Terry Pratchett, Andrew Colgan, and Erika. Terry Pratchett looks at the highly controversial issue of assisted suicide.
Movie: Terry Pratchett: Back in Black ( 2017 )
A poignant and humorous film telling the story of the hugely popular author of the discworld series of books, in his own words.
TV Show: Terry Pratchett's The Colour of Magic ( 2008 )
The Discworld - a magical realm quite unlike, yet hauntingly familiar to, ours - has got it's first tourist Twoflower. Rincewind, an inept ex-student wizard is given the task of guiding Twoflower through the city state of Ankh Morpork. Rincewind has two problems: firstly, as an expert coward, he doesn't feel he's the best person to guard a naive - and extremely rich, by local standards - tourist through one of the roughest cities in the multiverse. And secondly, the world is coming to an end. Never rains, eh?
TV Show: Terry Pratchett's Hogfather ( 2006 )
As Hogswatch, the Discworld equivalent of Christmas, approaches, an unlikely group of figures must band together to, not only save the Hogfather, but to save the world as well. Join Death, his assistant Albert, Death's grand-daughter Susan, the staff of Unseen University and a magical computer on a fascinating and magical ride through the Discworld.
Movie: Terry Pratchett's Hogfather ( 2007 )
It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.
Movie: The Whole Hog: Making Terry Pratchett's 'Hogfather' ( 2006 )
A documentary about the making of Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (2006).
TV Show: Terry Pratchett's Going Postal ( 2010 )
Based on Terry Pratchett's 33rd Discworld novel involves a skillful con artist Moist Von Lipwig who finds the tables turned and it's he himself who conned into becoming the Ankh-Morpork Postmaster General. A position that has not been filled in years.
TV Show: Good Omens ( 2019 )
According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner.So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis is rising, tempers are flaring. Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a fast-living demon--both of whom have lived among Earth's mortals since The Beginning and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle--are not actually looking forward to the coming war.And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist...
TV Show: Johnny and the Dead ( 1995 )
If you start seeing dead people, you may have a problem... After they hear their cemetery is going to be sold as a building site, Johnny certainly has. Especially since the dead want him to stop it. And the dead are getting restless. They are not going to take this lying down; especially since it's almost Halloween... What are cemeteries for anyway? What can anyone do about anything? Will Johnny be able to stop the juggernaut of Policy and Commerce (and be in bed by ten).
TV Show: Johnny and the Bomb ( 2006 )
Based on the book by Terry Pratchett, the adventure begins for thirteen-year-old Johnny Maxwell and his four friends when they come to the aid of eccentric homeless woman, Mrs Tachyon, and are left minding her trolley full of black bags while she is hospitalised. When the children later visit her in hospital, Mrs Tachyon lets them into the secret that her black bags-- or 'Bags of Time-- are special and can be used to create a gateway to the past. The five youngsters end up during the Blitz where fun and games turn serious when they quickly realise the prejudices of the era. But when they return to their own time, the gang discover they have somehow changed history as a result Johnny's grandmother died in a bombing as a teenage girl meaning Johnny's mother and, in turn, himself were never born. The children are now in a race to fix the path in order to save the future but can they succeed before the bombs start falling...?
Movie: Troll Bridge ( 2015 )
Set in the phenomenally successful Discworld series, Troll Bridge is about the world's last Barbarian hero (now at the age of 87) embarking on a suicide mission to battle a bridge troll in mortal combat. In a land where the undead have formed an equal rights movement, goblins are on the endangered species list and the evil Cutshade Forest is being logged; the world has truly gone mad for Cohen the Barbarian. Time has moved too fast... Troll Bridge aims to be the largest scale short film in history. Using resources garnered over a decade of dedication, love, sweat and toil, Troll Bridge has already broken records and set benchmarks internationally.
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