Radio Morpork

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Radio Morpork
Radio Morpork
Presentation
Hosted byColm Kearns, Steve Hill, Rose
Production
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes44
Publication
Original release10 August 2015 – 16 June 2021
Websitehttps://radiomorpork.wordpress.com

Publisher Description

Radio Morpork is a podcast about Terry Pratchett’s Discworld books. Colm, Steve and Rose work their way through the series one book at a time, discussing and ranking the books as they go along. A thoroughly silly but deadly serious endeavor.

Further Information

Format

To be added.

Trivia

  • Radio Morpork was the first podcast to complete the journey through all forty-one Discworld novels. Episode 43 discussing The Shepherd's Crown was released on the 16th of June, 2021, and remains the final episode of the show.
  • The podcast is notable for persisting through a couple of long hiatuses: no new episodes were released between February 2016 and June 2017, and between May 2018 and April 2019. It's for this reason we list podcasts that have gone quiet as "inactive", rather than "dead" or "finished".

Hosts

Episodes

The table below indexes all episodes of this podcast. They are listed by default in release order, and use the podcast's own numbering scheme.

# Episode Title Date Book/Subject Guest(s) External link
1 "Pungeons and Dragons" 2015-08-10 The Colour of Magic Website
2 "First (And Last) Among Sequels" 2015-08-18 The Light Fantastic Website
3 "A Dungeon Dimension of One's Own" 2015-09-06 Equal Rites Website
4 "Death is a Family Business" 2015-09-15 Mort Steve Hill Website
5 "Apocralypse Now" 2015-09-29 Sourcery Website
6 "The Lancastrian Play" 2015-10-23 Equal Rites Website
7 "An Assassin's Creed" 2015-11-08 Pyramids Aisling Lynch Website
8 "Enter the Dragon (and the Coppers)" 2016-02-10 Guards! Guards! Website
9 "Faustian Hack" 2017-06-07 Eric Website
10 "Gone With De Syn" 2017-07-12 Moving Pictures Website
11 "Death Comes to Life" 2017-07-25 Reaper Man Website
12 "Foreign Vacations & Fairytale Vocations" 2017-08-10 Witches Abroad Website
13 "Nobody Expects the Omnian Quisition" 2017-08-23 Small Gods Website
14 "The Unfair Folk" 2017-09-06 Lords and Ladies Website
15 "Affirmative Action Heroes" 2017-09-20 Men at Arms Website
16 "Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Death’s Club Band (With Rocks In)" 2017-10-18 Soul Music Website
17 "Aurientalism" 2017-11-15 Interesting Times Website
18 "A Fight at the Opera" 2017-11-29 Maskerade Website
19 "Go Ahead, Bake My Clay, Punk" 2017-12-13 Feet of Clay Website
20 "The Inner Baby-Sitters Club Christmas Special" 2017-12-23 Hogfather Website
21 "Operation Desert Squirm" 2018-04-04 Jingo Website
22 "The Wizzard of Oz" 2018-04-18 The Last Continent Website
23 "Three’s a Coven, Four’s a Crowd" 2018-05-09 Carpe Jugulum Website
24 "A Morporkian Werewolf in Uberwald" 2018-05-23 The Fifth Elephant Website
25 "All the Patrician’s Men (and Dwarves and Trolls and Women)" 2019-04-23 The Truth Website
26 "Chocolate-Proof Monk" 2019-05-24 Thief of Time Website
27 "Saga Megadrive" 2019-06-23 The Last Hero Website
28 "Puss in Cahoots" 2019-08-14 The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents Website
29 "Mid Life Time Crisis" 2019-10-05 Night Watch Website
30 "Rowdy Roddy Mouse-Piper" 2019-12-04 The Wee Free Men Website
31 "Ru Polly Oliver's Drag War" 2020-02-22 Monstrous Regiment Website
32 "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Witch" 2020-03-21 A Hat Full of Sky Website
33 "The Conman Always Rings Twice" 2020-05-10 Going Postal Website
34 "Ace Of Clubs" 2020-06-09 Thud! Website
35 "The Magic of Terry Pratchett (w/Marc Burrows)" 2020-07-10 The Magic of Terry Pratchett Marc Burrows Website
36 "Time Of The Season Of The Witch" 2020-08-10 Wintersmith Website
37 "The Financial Times They Are A-Changin'" 2020-09-10 Making Money Website
38 Bonus Episode: Discussing the trailer for BBC America’s The Watch 2020-10-20 The Watch Website
39 "Balon D’Orc" 2020-10-28 Unseen Academicals Website
40 "I Have A Cunning Man" 2021-01-28 I Shall Wear Midnight Website
41 "The Mysterious Affair of Vimes" 2021-03-12 Snuff Website
42 "There Ain’t No Gettin’ Offa This Train We On!" 2021-04-22 Raising Steam Website
43 "Counting Sheep" 2021-06-16 The Shepherd's Crown Website

Rankings

"The List" was updated on the website after discussion at the end of each episode. The final rankings for the Discworld novels were:[1]

Ranking Book Publication Order
1 Night Watch 29
2 Lords and Ladies 14
3 The Fifth Elephant 24
4 Feet of Clay 19
5 Hogfather 20
6 Pyramids 7
7 Guards! Guards! 8
8 Small Gods 13
9 Maskerade 18
10 Going Postal 33
11 The Truth 25
12 Wintersmith 35
13 Mort 4
14 Men at Arms 15
15 Reaper Man 11
16 I Shall Wear Midnight 38
17 A Hat Full of Sky 32
18 Witches Abroad 12
19 The Last Hero 27
20 Monstrous Regiment 31
21 Carpe Jugulum 23
22 Moving Pictures 10
23 Wyrd Sisters 6
24 The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents 28
25 Thief of Time 26
26 The Shepherd's Crown 41
27 The Wee Free Men 30
28 Jingo 21
29 Interesting Times 17
30 Thud! 34
31 The Light Fantastic 2
32 Making Money 36
33 Soul Music 16
34 The Last Continent 22
35 Equal Rites 3
36 Snuff 39
37 Unseen Academicals 37
38 Sourcery 5
39 The Colour of Magic 1
40 Raising Steam 40
41 Eric 9

Footnotes

  1. Based on "The List", accessed on 13 January 2022 from here: https://radiomorpork.wordpress.com/the-list/