Terry Pratchett TV Double-Play: “Good Omens” and Discworld’s City Watch

BAFTA-winning producer Rod Brown, the mind behind all three Discworld specials so far, has hit the ground running with his new company, Prime Focus Productions.  And Prime Focus’s first two projects look to be following in the footsteps of Brown’s previous work, with a pair of announcements that will make Pratchett fans cry out with […]

Blightyvision: Terry Pratchett’s Hogfather

Death + Tooth Fairy + creepy man with creepy eye = spirit of Christmas, yo.

Blightyvision: “The Colour of Magic”

Directed and adapted by Vadim Jean Mucked about by Terry Pratchett Starring Sean Astin, Tim Curry, and Jeremy Irons I suppose Sky One realized they had something rather good when they aired “Hogfather” during the 2006 holidays to the delight of British viewers (and those abroad who found other ways of getting their fix).  Between […]

Blightyvision: Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal

Based on the novel by Terry Pratchett Adapted by Bev Doyle and Richard Kurti Starring Richard Coyle, David Suchet, and Andrew Sachs Directed by Jon Jones I hate book adaptations.  I hate them.  The things that have been done to the series I like are utterly intolerable.  I never pass them on to friends anymore, […]

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The Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Watchlist: Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal

The Mob are at it again, and once again, it’s looking good. The team that brought us small-screen adaptations of Hogfather and Colour of Magic/Light Fantastic are back this month with a new Discworld miniseries for Sky1.  This go ’round, it’s Going Postal, based on the 33rd novel in Terry Pratchett’s popular fantasy series, and […]