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Tuesday 13 February 2024

Author & Comedian Marc Burrows Brings His Acclaimed Show The Magic of Terry Pratchett To Komedia Brighton

Author, comedian and Terry Pratchett fan, Marc Burrows invites fellow fans to Komedia Brighton to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the landmark comic fantasy Discworld series with his The Magic of Terry Pratchett tribute.
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In 2020, Marc penned the first ever biography of Sir Terry. The book received critical acclaim, won a Locus Award and was embraced by fans

This new, live multimedia show, based on the book, was then created with the full endorsement and support of Narrativia, the company founded to protect and promote the late author's work in association with his estate. 

The Magic of Terry Pratchett is a comic lecture in which Burrows explores Pratchett's influences, his rise to fame, impact, and unique life, becoming one of the most beloved storytellers of all time. 

From the national treasure's days as a school librarian, his time as a trainee journalist to his untimely death in 2015 and in keeping with Pratchett's own style, the show is a gently comic celebration and exploration of his work. 

It will also seriously examine his death, and the activism he was involved with toward the end of his life surrounding dementia treatment and the right- to-die; an important part of his story and legacy.

In addition to using the framework of the The Magic of Terry Pratchett book, the show will incorporate additional elements of Rob Wilkins' official biography, Terry Pratchett: A Life in Footnotes, as well as licensed media. 

The Magic of Terry Pratchett  at Komedia Brighton on 29th February 2024. CLICK HERE for tickets.

by: Mike Cobley




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