Our Guests

Stephen Briggs

Stephen and Sir Terry Pratchett were friends who have collaborated on more than 20 publishing projects. He has also adapted Sir Terry's work for the stage as well as recording many of the Discworld audio books... and much, much more


Ian Mitchell

Managing Director and creativity maestro at the Discworld Emporium


Colin Smythe

Sir Terry Pratchett's friend, former agent and Terry's discoverer, and his first publisher, publishing The Carpet People, The Dark Side of the Sun, Strata, The Colour of Magic and The Light Fantastic

Colin's Terry Pratchett website (with about 100 pages) is at colinsmythe.co.uk/terry-pratchett



Pat Harkin

Long time friend of and fount of information for Sir Terry, and our auctioneer (quack!)


Phil Masters

Creator of GURPs Discworld and many other roleplaying games


Reb Voyce

An essential part of the Discworld Emporium team


Ben Aaronovitch

Author of the Rivers of London series and long time fan of Sir Terry's work


Jodi Taylor

Jodi Taylor is the author of the bestselling Chronicles of St Mary's series, the story of a bunch of disaster-prone historians who investigate major historical events in contemporary time. Do NOT call it time travel! The new spin-off Time Police series reveals St Mary's from a completely different perspective.


Marc Burrows

An author, critic, comic and musician based in London, UK. His biography of Sir Terry Pratchett was published in 2020 to considerable acclaim, winning the Locus Award for best non fiction in 2021.


Ian Stewart

Mathematician, writer, and co-author of the Science of Discworld Series.

Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq

Gala Dinner Performer

Viral sensation Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq. has been delivering his own brand of singalong, musical humour since 2016. The video for his sweary anthem ‘I’ve No More F***s To Give’ has been viewed over 11 million times on YouTube alone, and his debut album ‘Awkward Encounters While Walking My Dog’ reached number 3 in the Billboard Comedy Album Chart in 2019 making him a much sought after live act.