More information about Sir Terry Pratchett

Terry’s Wikipedia entry, with links to various articles and references and a full bibliography.

Colin Smythe met Terry in 1968 and published his first book, The Carpet People, in 1971, as well as his next four novels. He has been Terry’s literary agent for over 25 years. Visit Colin’s website and find a wealth of information on all things Terry Pratchett, including details of all the foreign editions in nearly 40 languages. You can also find information on Terry’s many collaborations including Good Omens, co-written with Neil Gaiman, which is now a major TV series.

All About Discworld

Discworld Monthly

Set up in 1997 by lifelong fan, Jason Rincewind Anthony-Rowlands, this is a fantastic (and free) monthly online newsletter, dedicated to Terry Pratchett and all things Discworld. Register today for to receive all the latest news to your inbox. Also available to read on your Kindle.

Discworld on Reddit

As well as our own forums, there is a lively and active community of Pratchett fans on Reddit. Why not join the conversation?

Discworld Mud

For those people who like to take the Discworld experience outside of the books, this is a multiplayer, text-based, online game based on the series. Here you’ll meet characters from the books across 14 domains and millions of rooms.

Supported by Terry Pratchett

Sir Terry Pratchett was Patron of Alzheimer’s Research UK. Visit the website for more information and details on how you can help support the research.

Alzheimer’s Society

A UK charity that campaigns for change, funds research to find a cure and supports people living with dementia today.

Orangutan Foundation UK

Terry was a trustee for the Orangutan Foundation UK and one of his most popular Discworld characters, the Librarian of the Unseen University’s Library, is a wizard in the body of an orangutan. Visit the website to find out more about these endangered apes and discover how you can help.


The Research Institute for the Care of Older People is intended to advance the knowledge and treatment of the more serious conditions affecting older people, in particular Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Sir Terry and his family together with his friends and fans were great supporters of The RICE Centre, and money is still raised in his name.

Merchandise and more

Discworld Emporium

Run by Reb Voyce, Ian Mitchell, and Bernard Pearson, this is the online home to an incredibly impressive collection of Discworld products, souvenirs and memorabilia. From coat hooks and key fobs to swag bags and earrings, via stamps, figurines, board games and everything in between, this is a treasure trove of wonders for all Discworld fans. You can even visit the actual Discworld Emporium in Wincanton, Somerset, UK.

Visit for a range of merchandise, including books that are beautifully embossed and sealed with Terry Pratchett’s signature stamp and coat of arms, the design of which was overseen and approved by Terry himself. The online shop is owned and run by Sandra and Jo Kidby.

Stage, Screen & Other Productions


An Independent Production Company owning the exclusive multimedia and merchandising rights to all of Sir Terry Pratchett’s works, including his Discworld characters and creations.

Troll Bridge

An award-winning live action / hand animated hybrid, a fifteen year filmmaking odyssey, and a love letter to the author Terry Pratchett.

The Art of the Discworld

Josh Kirby

Josh Kirby, renowned as the Discworld’s first cover artist, was a groundbreaking science fiction and fantasy illustrator. You can find out more about him on his website, which encapsulates the latest news and offers Discworld prints for sale. The eagle on our website is reproduced with kind permission from the Josh Kirby estate.

Paul Kidby

Paul Kidby became the Discworld illustrator of choice in 2002, and he has since created many of the iconic images we associate with the series. Now, Paul balances his output between Pratchett and other creative enterprises – you can find news and prints on his website. The image of Death on our website is reproduced with kind permission from Paul Kidby.

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