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Discworld Play Requests

With immediate effect, all requests for permission to produce the following of Terry Pratchett's novels as adapted by Stephen Briggs:

  • Wyrd Sisters (published by Corgi)
  • Mort (published by Corgi)
  • Guards! Guards! (published by Corgi)
  • Men at Arms (published by Corgi)
  • The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents (published by Oxford University Press)
  • Johnny and the Dead (published by Oxford University Press)

in English and in translation should be sent to Stephen Briggs' and Terry Pratchett's agent Colin Smythe () or posted to him at

Colin Smythe Limited, 38 Mill Lane, Gerrards Cross, Bucks SL9 8BA

Tel: +44 (0)1753 886000 Fax: +44 (0)1753 886469
Website: http://www.colinsmythe.co.uk
Terry Pratchett related pages: http://www.colinsmythe.co.uk/terrypages/tpindex.htm

Nation, adapted for the stage by Mark Ravenhill, is published in two versions: that of the play prior to its first performance at the National Theatre, London, published by Corgi, and an edition for schools, published by Heinemann in their New Windmills series, publishing the revised version and with additional material for schools. Requests to perform either version should be sent, before commencement of rehearsal, to Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd, Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street, London W1F 8GQ. No performance may be given unless a licence has been obtained, and no alteration may be made in the title or to the text of the play without the author's prior written consent. Applications should be sent to

Other adaptations of Terry Pratchett's novels are published by Methuen Drama (part of A & C Black), and Samuel French, details of which follow

For copies and details of Methuen's Pratchett plays (all adapted for the stage by Stephen Briggs),

  • Going Postal
  • Jingo
  • Monstrous Regiment
  • Night Watch
  • Interesting Times
  • The Fifth Elephant
  • The Truth

see http://www.acblack.com/books/search/pratchett

and for their application form, see http://www.acblack.com/images/Drama/MethuenDramaForm.pdf

Musicals for schools. A&C Black Publishers Ltd publish the following Terry Pratchett musicals (and control licences): The Amazing Maurice And His Educated Rodents (adapted and music by Matthew Holmes) Johnny And The Bomb (adapted and music by Matthew Holmes) - published August 2012

For more information, please visit:

In case of difficulty please contact

Samuel French publications

To contact Samuel French, see https://samuelfrench-london.co.uk/contact

All companies wishing to have extra publicity for their productions should notify Lynsey Dalladay at Transworld - - who administers the Terry Pratchett website http://www.terrypratchett.co.uk and the information they supply will appear on the EVENTS page of the site. General enquiries can also be sent to