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Who is your favourite Pratchett character?

Discussion in 'Book club' started by peggylu, May 8, 2016.

  1. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Another step towards having a complete Pratchett set....
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  2. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I just remembered a dream I had... I dreamt of Jason Issac, the actor, and I was telling him he needed to go up for the part of Vimes.

    It was so clear... and clearly a sign!
  3. patternandsurface

    patternandsurface Occasional commenter

    So maybe the powers that be will look into creating an adaptation or two featuring the Watch with Sam taking centre stage?
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  4. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    For anyone interested in Pratchett, my son was saying today there are rumours about a potential film/ series. And that's not the previous one on Netflix was it?
    Obviously a difficult task to transcribe Pratchett's 'voice' in his book, so they're just looking at 'The Watch'. Sounds interesting though.:)
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2018
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  5. beth_silva

    beth_silva New commenter

    I love the Color of magic, truly. Somehow I got caught by it, even though my DH said it was too boring to watch. Sorry not sorry, my love!
    Yes, it's not an easy task to translate the whole living setting into a live action series, but "The Watch" seems to be the best option. According to wiki, "On October 30, 2018, BBC America announced that it ordered an eight-episode series of The Watch written by Simon Allen" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Watch_(TV_series))
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  6. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Well I read Monstrous Regiment. Not read it before and it was perfectly enjoyable... not exactly much depth and seemed a bit... flimsy. But perfectly good fun and well written.

    Have received Going Postal in the mail so that'll be next....
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  7. Jamvic

    Jamvic Senior commenter

    At last! Thank goodness! I knew I’d seen news of a Good Omens TV programme on a forum. I’ve been trawling all the forums I look at regularly as I couldn’t remember where it had been mentioned.

    Anyway, @lanokia as you seem very up on these things I wondered if you have any idea if this will be available to watch/ stream anywhere other than from Amazon TV services. If not I’ll have to look into the costs involved :(.
  8. Stiltskin

    Stiltskin Lead commenter

    It's being coproduced by the BBC and will be shown on BBC after it appears on Amazon (November I believe)

    Edit: whilst I'm looking forward to it I'd have preferred to see Armageddon the musical made into a tv series
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  9. Jamvic

    Jamvic Senior commenter

    Thank you so much, that is brilliant news. :):)
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  10. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    As Stiltskin says... the BBC...

    All 6 episodes will be on Amazon Prime on May 31st.
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  11. Jamvic

    Jamvic Senior commenter

    Many thanks. :) I really want to watch this but already feel like we spend too much on Sky services to add another service on.

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