Guards! Guards!

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Guards! Guards!
AuthorTerry Pratchett
Audio read byTony Robinson (abridged);
Nigel Planer (unabridged)
TBC (new)
Cover artistJosh Kirby
CountryUK
LanguageEnglish
SeriesDiscworld
Release number
8
Sub-seriesThe Watch
GenreFantasy
PublisherGollancz/Corgi
Publication date
1989-11-09
Preceded byPyramids 
Followed byEric 

Blurb

This is where the dragons went.

They lie...not dead, not asleep, but...dormant. And although the space they occupy isn't like normal space, nevertheless they are packed in tightly. They could put you in mind of a can of sardines, if you thought sardines were huge and scaly. And presumably, somewhere, there's a key...

Guards! Guards! is the eighth Discworld novel – and after this, dragons will never be the same again!

Podcast episodes

Major appearances

These are episodes primarily devoted to discussing this book.

Date Show Episode External link
2016-02-10 Radio Morpork "Enter the Dragon (and the Coppers)" radiomorpork.wordpress.com
2018-06-08 Pratchat "The Curious Incident of the Dragon and the Night Watch" pratchatpodcast.com
2019-06-15 The Death of Podcasts DOP 08 aalgar.com
2019-09-28 Wyrd Sisters "Guards! Guards!" wyrdsisters.podbean.com
2020-03-29 Desert Island Discworld Nate Crowley and Guards! Guards! desertislanddiscworld.com
2020-05-12 Who Watches the Watch "Wear Your Protective" (1/3) pinecast.co
2020-05-20 Who Watches the Watch "Fear of Monkeys by the Ooking Heads" (2/3) pinecast.co
2020-05-26 Who Watches the Watch "Vimes for Vendetta" (3/3) pinecast.co
2020-07-06 The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret "The Flamey Flame" (1/3) thetruthshallmakeyefret.com
2020-07-13 The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret "Coming Out With A Dragon Under His Arm" (2/3) thetruthshallmakeyefret.com
2020-07-20 The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret "Low Expectangents" (3/3) thetruthshallmakeyefret.com
2020-07-28 The Compleat Discography TCD 09 compleatdiscography.page
2021-09-11 Disc Coverers DCP 08 anchor.fm
2021-11-24 Nanny Ogg's Book Club "Guards! Guards!" fireside.fm
2022-02-02 The Disc-Course "Send in the Guards" (1/6) acast.com
2022-02-16 The Disc-Course "Noir Detective to Wife Guy Pipeline" (2/6) acast.com
2022-03-02 The Disc-Course "Ankh-Morpork Ruined My Life" (3/6) acast.com
2022-03-16 The Disc-Course "Dragon Eye Joe" (4/6) acast.com
2022-03-30 The Disc-Course "Nobby Pussy Indulgence" (5/6) acast.com
2022-04-13 The Disc-Course "Rage Pee" (6/6) acast.com
2022-03-28 Stuck on Arrakis "Discworld Book Eight" buzzsprout.com

Other appearances

Episodes where there's significant discussion of the book, but it's not the focus of the episode.

Date Show Episode External link
2013-03-24 The Pratchett Podcast TPP 15 thepratchettpodcast.wordpress.com[1]
2021-09-02 Fiction Fans Cold Comfort Farm & Guards! Guards! fictionfanspodcast.com

Adaptations

To be added: audiobooks.

External links

Footnotes

  1. Post with info only; audio no longer available.