Pratchat is a Discworld and Terry Pratchett book club podcast!
Join writer Elizabeth Flux and comedian Ben McKenzie each month as they discuss one of Terry Pratchett’s books* or short stories with a special guest. There are laughs, Pratchett origin stories, listener questions and more as we do a recap and deep dive on each book. This podcast even has footnotes!
Oh, and the show’s from Australia, so expect a little swearing.
Find out more at pratchatpodcast.com, or just search for “Pratchat” in your favourite podcast app.
* Not just the Discworld ones!
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If you want to hear more about the snippets in this trailer:
- The “large format book” is The Last Hero, from our discussion in #Pratchat55 with artist Georgina Chadderton (who also created our podcast art).
- The special guest excerpts are of comedian Cal Wilson (discussing Men at Arms in #Pratchat1), crossword maker and broadcaster David Astle (discussing Dodger in #Pratchat6), and author Amie Kaufman (discussing Truckers in #Pratchat9).
- The discussion of Feegles and puberty appears in #Pratchat51, our discussion of Wintersmith with fantasy author Garth Nix.
- The book that makes you think about the things you believe is Nation, from our discussion with science communicator Charlotte Pezaro in #Pratchat41.
- The person who has to ask themselves “am I trying to be funny, or trying to win?” is comedian, actor and cabaret superstar Gillian Cosgriff, from our discussion of Carpe Jugulum in #Pratchat36.
- The featured Pratchett origin stories are from ex-navy weather presenter Nate Byrne (discussing Feet of Clay in #Pratchat24), and writer, illustrator and performer Fury (discussing Soul Music in #Pratchat19).
(You’ll find the puns on your own. Promise!)