Join us on the island for a giant-sized series finale, as guest host Marc Burrows turns the tables on Al Kennedy to talk about formative fandom, anoraks, and the 41st Discworld novel, The Shepherd’s Crown.
Discworld podcasters Ben and Liz from Pratchat, Joanna and Francine from The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret and János and Chaz from Who Watches the Watch join us on the island to talk about fandom origins, online communities and the ninth Discworld novel, Eric.
Huge thanks on this episode go to editing wizard Dave Bulmer who produced the episode, and whose own show Sonic the Comic the Podcast can be found at http://stctp.zone
Actor, writer and comedian Humphrey Ker visits the island to talk velociraptor impressions, the Tiverton Chucklehut and the electronic translation of Sir Terry Pratchett’s work, the Discworld computer games
Escape room designer Mink Ette joins us on the island to talk about the unbearable heaviness of fire extinguishers, the over-literal thought processes of chickens and the 22nd Discworld novel, The Last Continent
Motorsports journalist Hazel Southwell visits the island to talk about the future of electric vehicles, cars that look like Batmobiles and the first in the Johnny Maxwell series, Only You Can Save Mankind
Comics writer and illustrator Roger Langridge joins us on the island to talk about navigating Disney bureaucracy, wearing multiple different creative hats and Terry Pratchett’s Dickensian adventure, Dodger
Author Louie Stowell visits the island to talk the overlap between tall tales and mythology, the tiresomeness of literary fiction and Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s celebrated collaboration, Good Omens.
This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction.
Journalist, musician and comedian Marc Burrows joins us on the island to talk about the nature of faith, finding comfort in familiar worlds and Terry Pratchett’s first trilogy for younger readers, the Bromeliad.
Writer and critic Claire Napier joins us on the island to talk about the intersections between art and criticism, the quality of “naffness” in fantasy fiction and the sixteenth Discworld novel, Soul Music.
Multimedia writer and editor Andrew Wheeler visits the island to talk about the queering of superheroes, the art of narrative design in mobile gaming, what exactly constitutes a “peri-peri lion” and the eighteenth Discworld novel, Maskerade.
Lead writer and CEO of video game studio Die Gute Fabrik, Hannah Nicklin, visits the island to talk about creating work across media, the interaction of class and communities and the 38th Discworld novel, I Shall Wear Midnight.
Podcaster, writer, producer and game designer James D’Amato visits the island to talk about the lessons of improv comedy, the importance of inclusivity in games and the 30th Discworld novel, The Wee Free Men.
Scottish literary crime novelist Alan Trotter joins us on the island to talk about the wrong way to pack a suitcase, revisiting favourite childhood books as an adult, and the 7th Discworld novel, Pyramids.
Award-winning SFF author Amal El-Mohtar joins us on the island to talk about childhood obsessions with reading, adapting her own work for screen, poems written on toilet paper, and the 3rd Discworld novel, Equal Rites.