Terry Pratchett

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The Amazing Maurice review – perky Terry Pratchett adaptation
Hugh Laurie gives voice to a cat with a devious plan in this enjoyable, if slightly macabre, family film

Wendy Ide

18, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The Amazing Maurice review – rodent crime caper is a riot of silliness
A stellar cast have a lot of fun hamming it up in this adaptation of a Terry Pratchett novel about a bunch of scamming rats who come unstuck on a con gone wrong

Cath Clarke

14, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘We can continue Pratchett’s efforts’: the gamers keeping Discworld alive
A text-based, multiplayer role-playing game based on the works of Terry Pratchett, the Discworld MUD has been in constant service for 30 years

Rick Lane

28, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Terry Pratchett: A Life With Footnotes by Rob Wilkins review – anecdotes, elephants and ‘an embuggerance’
A new biography by the fantasy novelist’s longtime assistant provides a joyful and painful closeup of the irrepressible writer who made the absurd strangely convincing

Frank Cottrell-Boyce

25, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Food for thought: film, music and art to help you through the cost of living crisis
From a 16th-century worker’s humble lunch to raging rap, our critics find the works that grapple with the challenges of hard times

Jonathan Jones, Sam Jordison, Alex Mistlin, Hollie Richardson and Jenessa Williams

08, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Small Gods by Terry Pratchett audiobook review – terrifically narrated by Andy Serkis
The actor brings the cast of Pratchett’s comic satire to life, alongside Bill Nighy and Peter Serafinowicz

Fiona Sturges

27, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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What we’re reading: writers and readers on the books they enjoyed in May
Poet Dean Atta, writer and critic PD Smith and Guardian readers Jessica and Brenda discuss the titles they’ve read over the last month. Join the conversation in the comments

Dean Atta, PD Smith and Guardian readers

24, May, 2022 @4:04 PM

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Walking the Sam Vimes ‘Boots’ theory back in time | Letters
Letters: Sally Goldsmith traces the idea back to The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists, while Cassy Firth says the adage ‘buy cheap, buy twice’ was a favourite of northern grannies

Letters

31, Jan, 2022 @6:11 PM

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Terry Pratchett estate backs Jack Monroe’s idea for ‘Vimes Boots’ poverty index
Campaigner has used the idea drawn from Discworld novels to register the disproportionate effect price rises have on the lower paid

Alison Flood

26, Jan, 2022 @3:27 PM

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Official biography of Terry Pratchett to be published
A Life With Footnotes, by the late author’s former assistant and friend, has been authorised by Pratchett’s estate and is due to come out in September

Alison Flood

26, Jan, 2022 @11:21 AM

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The book I got for Christmas: ‘I was swept up in the misadventures of Rincewind’
Our series continues as Sam Jordison remembers the ‘profound impact’ Terry Pratchett’s The Colour of Magic had on him

Sam Jordison

23, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘Help! I’ve been spotted!’ Terry Pratchett on Thief, his favourite video game
In the early 2000s, the Discworld author frequented a forum dedicated to the Thief series of stealth games. His posts provide a fascinating insight into his fondness for gaming

Rick Lane

09, Dec, 2021 @10:33 AM

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