Episodes

This page lists episodes of Pratchat in release order, along with the hashtag to use if you want to discuss that episode on social media. (If you’re looking for the episode about a particular book, it might be easier to use the Books page.) Bonus episodes are listed separately at the bottom of the page.

Numbered Episodes

  1. Boots Theory” (November 2017) – discussion of Men at Arms (Discworld #15, published 1992) with guest Cal Wilson. Show notes here. #Pratchat1
  2. Murdering a Curry” (December 2017) – discussion of Mort (Discworld #4, published 1987) with guest Stephanie Convery. Show notes here. #Pratchat2
  3. You’re a Wizzard, Rincewind” (January 2018) – discussion of Sourcery (Discworld #5, Rincewind #3, published 1988) with guest Cal WilsonShow notes here. #Pratchat3
  4. Enter Three Wytches” (February 2018) – discussion of Wyrd Sisters (Discworld #6, Witches #2, published 1989) with guest Elly Squire (aka Clara Cupcakes). Show notes here. #Pratchat4
  5. Ten Points to Viper House” (March 2018) – discussion of Pyramids (Discworld #7, published 1989) with guest Richard McKenzieShow notes here. #Pratchat5
  6. A Load of Old Tosh” (April 2018) – discussion of Dodger (published 2012) with guest David Astle. Show notes here. #Pratchat6
  7. All the Fingle Ladies” (May 2018) – discussion of Faust Eric (Discworld #9, published 1990) with guest Georgina Chadderton. Show notes here. #Pratchat7
  8. The Curious Incident of the Dragon and the Night Watch” (June 2018) – discussion of Guards! Guards! (Discworld #8, published 1989) with guest Aimee Nichols. Show notes here. #Pratchat7A
  9. Upscalator to Heaven” (July 2018) – discussion of Truckers (The Bromeliad #1, published 1989) with guest Amie Kaufman. Show notes here. #Pratchat9
  10. We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Broomstick” (August 2018) – discussion of Moving Pictures (Discworld #10, published 1990) with guest Dan Golding. Show notes here. #Pratchat10
  11. At Bill’s Door” (September 2018) – discussion of Reaper Man (Discworld #11, published 1991) with guest Sarah Pearson. Show notes here. #Pratchat11
  12. Brooms, Boats and Pumpkinmobiles” (October 2018) – discussion of Witches Abroad (Discworld #12, published 1991) with guest Jackie TangShow notes here. #Pratchat12
  13. Don’t Quarry Be Happy” (November 2018) – discussion of Diggers (Bromeliad #2, published 1990) with guest Marlee Jane Ward. Show notes here. #Pratchat13
  14. City-State Lampoon’s Disc-wide Vacation” (December 2018) – discussion of The Colour of Magic (Discworld #1, published 1983) with guest Joel Martin. Show notes here. #Pratchat14
  15. It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And We Feel Nice and Accurate)” (January 2019) – discussion of Good Omens (published 1990) with guests Jennifer Beckett and Amy Gray. Show notes here. #Pratchat15
  16. He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Vorbis” (February 2019) – discussion of Small Gods (Discworld #13, published 1992) with guest Avril Hannah-JonesShow notes here. #Pratchat16
  17. Midsummer (Elf) Murders” (March 2019) – discussion of Lords and Ladies (Discworld #14, published 1993) with guest Nadia BaileyShow notes here. #Pratchat17
  18. Sundog Gazillionaire” (April 2019) – discussion of The Dark Side of the Sun (published 1976) with guest Will Kostakis. Show notes here. #Pratchat18
  19. It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got Rocks In” (May 2019) – discussion of Soul Music (Discworld #16, published 1994) with guest Fury. Show notes here. #Pratchat19
  20. The Thing Beneath My Wings” (June 2019) – discussion of Wings (The Bromeliad #3, published 1990) with guest Dr Lili Wilkinson. Show notes here. #Pratchat20
  21. Memoirs of Agatea” (July 2019) – discussion of Interesting Times (Discworld #17, published 1994) with guest David Ryding. Show notes here. #Pratchat21
  22. The Cat in the Prat” (August 2019) – discussion of The Unadulterated Cat (published 1989) with guest Asimov. Show notes here. #Pratchat22
  23. The Music of the Nitt” (September 2019) – discussion of Maskerade (Discworld #18, published 1994) with guest Myf Coghill. Show notes here. #Pratchat23
  24. Arsenic and Old Clays” (October 2019) – discussion of Feet of Clay (Discworld #19, published 1996) with guest Nate Byrne. Show notes here. #Pratchat24
  25. Eskist Attitudes” (November 2019) – discussion of Equal Rites (Discworld #3, published 1987) with guest Claire Coleman. Show notes here. #Pratchat25
  26. The Long Dark Mr Teatime of the Soul” (December 2019) – discussion of Hogfather (Discworld #20, published 1996) with guest Michael Williams. Show notes here. #Pratchat26
  27. Leshp Miserablés” (January 2020) – discussion of Jingo (Discworld #21, published 1997) with guest Craig Hildebrand-Burke. Show notes here. #Pratchat27
  28. All Our Base Are Belong to You” (February 2020) – discussion of Only You Can Save Mankind (Johnny Maxwell #1, published 1992) with guest Steve Lamattina. Show notes here. #Pratchat28
  29. Great Rimward Land” (March 2020) – discussion of The Last Continent (Discworld #22, published 1998) with guest Fury. Show notes here. #Pratchat29
  30. Looking Widdershins” (April 2020) – a general Pratchett discussion episode, looking back at books and episodes past, and how new readers can get on board. No guests. Show notes here. #Pratchat30
  31. It’s Just a Step to the West” (May 2020) – discussion of The Long Earth (The Long Earth #1, published 2012) with guest Joel Martin. Show notes here. #Pratchat31
  32. Meet the Feegles” (June 2020) – discussion of The Wee Free Men (Discworld #30, published 2003) with guest Meaghan Dew. Show notes here. #Pratchat32
  33. Cat, Rats and Two Meddling Kids” (July 2020) – discussion of The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents (Discworld #28, published 2001) with guest Michelle Law. Show notes here. #Pratchat33
  34. Only You Can Save Deadkind” (August 2020) – discussion of Johnny and the Dead (Johnny Maxwell #2, published 1993) with guest Oliver Phommavanh. Show notes here. #Pratchat34
  35. Great Balls of Physics (September 2020) – discussion of The Science of Discworld (Science of Discworld #1, published 1999; revised edition 2002) with guest Anna Ahveninen. Show notes here. #Pratchat35
  36. Home Alone, But Vampires (October 2020) – discussion of Carpe Jugulum (Discworld #23, published 1998) with guest Gillian Cosgriff. Show notes here. #Pratchat36
  37. The Shopping Trolley Problem” (November 2020) – discussion of Johnny and the Bomb (Johnny Maxwell #3, published 1996) with guest Will Kostakis. Show notes here. #Pratchat37
  38. Episode 38 (recording late November 2020) – discussion of Going Postal (Discworld #33, published 2004) with guests Nicholas J Johnson and Lawrence Leung. #Pratchat38

Bonus Episodes

  • And the Winner Is…” (October 2017) – short introductory episode. #Pratchat0
  • A Troll New World” (June 2019) – discussion of Troll Bridge (Discworld Short #1, 1992) with guest Tansy Rayner Roberts, recorded live at the Nullus Anxietas VII convention in Melbourne, Australia. #PratchatNA7
  • The Pratchatter’s Guide to the Night Terrace” (November 2019) – a shameless plug for the Kickstarter to fund season three of Ben’s sci-fi comedy radio series Night Terrace. Includes excerpts from the series and some Q&A between Liz and Ben.