Unseen Academicals: Adapted for the Stage

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10 thoughts on “Unseen Academicals: Adapted for the Stage

  1. Billy Billy says:

    Listened to this book on Audible it is one of Terry Prachett s light comedic novels and marvellously brought to life by the audio adaptation Getting the town to play foot the ball according to the original rules is an impossible task as the townsfolk are bent on violence and mayhem And this is made harder by a Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde problem faced by Mr Nutt.


  2. Abdul Abdul says:

    The thing about football the important thing about football is that it is not just about football Synopsis Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh Morpork not the old fashioned, grubby pushing and shoving but the new, fast football with pointy hats for goalposts and balls that go gloing when you drop them And now, the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match, without using magic, so they re in the mood for trying everything else The prospect of the Big Match drThe thing about football the important thing about football is that it is not just about football Synopsis Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh Morpork not the old fashioned, grubby pushing and shoving but the new, fast football with pointy hats for goalposts and balls that go gloing when you drop them And now, the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match, without using magic, so they re in the mood for trying everything else The prospect of the Big Match draws in a street urchin with a wonderful talent for kicking a tin can, a maker of jolly good pies, a dim but beautiful young woman, who might just turn out to be the greatest fashion model there has ever been, and the mysterious Mr Nutt and no one knows anything much about Mr Nutt, not even Mr Nutt, which worries him, too As the match approaches, four lives are entangled and changed for ever.Because the thing about football the important thing about football is that it is not just about footballThis Audible Original multicast dramatisation is directed by the multi award winning Dirk Maggs, best known for his adaptations of Douglas Adams Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy and Neil Gaiman s Neverwhere for the BBC.My Take I have originally read the full length book but could not resist this new exclusive Audible production having seen the advert What caught my attention is that Audible has secured a full cast rather than the usual single narrator This proved to be a hit with many people including me.Audible has pulled all the tricks out the bag for this one They have paid enough attention to the quality of the cast narrators and sound effects worthy enough for such an iconic event as a Football match on the Discworld.I have hugely enjoyed this audiobook and it s hard not to feel that you are listening to the radio or even witnessing a real life sporting event Few people criticised the book comparing it to the original book or audiobook Make no mistake, this is an independent version which follows closely the original story, however, Audible decided to have a slight angle and dramatisation of it It is not meant to cram the original story 11 hours book into a 4 hour book It did cover the same back story but not in depth The main focus of it was the football event itself and I think they covered it brilliantly.I am a huge terry fan so I will never complain about reading or listening toof his material It makes no sense to compare this to its big brother book Enjoy both QuotesThe female mind is certainly a devious one, my lord Vetinari looked at his secretary in surprise Well, of course it is It has to deal with the male one Don t be smart Smrt is only a polished version of dumb Try intelligence It will surely see you through Peace said Vetinari Ah, yes, defined as period of time to allow for preparation for the next war a man could be dogmatic, and that was all right, or he could be stupid, and no harm done, but stupid and dogmatic at the same time was too much, especially fluxed with body odor drink levels all mankind It is the ultimate democrat Contrary to popular belief and hope, people don t usually come running when they hear a scream That s not how humans work Humans look at other humans and say, Did you hear a scream because the first scream might have been you screaming inside your head, or a horse backfiring the AnkhMorpork Trespassers Society was originally the Explorers Society until Lord Vetinari forcibly insisted that most of the places discovered by the society s members already had people in them, who were already trying to sell snakes to the newcomers


  3. Nathan Roden Nathan Roden says:

    A hilarious book It s mainly a book to read for fun It s about universities for wizards and other magical beings in a far distant land, many many years ago, trying to learn football soccer All around thrilling book


  4. Nadine Nadine says:

    I am not even the least interested in football soccer Thank God that it isn t really about it at all I enjoyed it very much and can rec it to anyone.


  5. Quiver Quiver says:

    Brilliant and funny all the way through


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Unseen Academicals: Adapted for the Stage ❴Download❵ ✤ Unseen Academicals: Adapted for the Stage Author Stephen Briggs – Polishdarling.co.uk Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Ankh Morpork, where we lay our scene Football divides the city Each area has its own team and rivalry means supporters never mix Until a Dimwell fan fall Two households, both alike in dignity, in Adapted for Kindle Ò fair Ankh Morpork, where we lay our scene Football divides the city Each area has its own team and rivalry means supporters never mix Until a Dimwell fan falls for a Dolly Sisters girlAnd now an ancient bequest means the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match, without using magicLuckily they re coached by the mysterious Mr Nutt and no one knows anything much about Mr Nutt, not even Mr Nutt, which worries him, tooAs the match approaches, Unseen Academicals: MOBI :ï four lives are entangled and changed forever Because the thing about football the important thing about football is that it is not just about footballAs all children know, the way you get into a fantasy world is by accident You go into the wardrobe, looking for somewhere to hide and bingo And that s how Stephen Briggs found DiscworldIn , he wrote to ask Terry if he could stage Wyrd Sisters That was the first time anyone, anywhere in the world, had dramatised Terry s work He had Academicals: Adapted for Kindle ´ no idea it would go any further than one play possibly two But it did So far, he has now adapted, staged and published twenty two playsHe and Terry also worked together to produce the original Discworld Maps and Diaries, Nanny Ogg s Cookbook, The Discworld Companion now called Turtle Recall.


10 thoughts on “Unseen Academicals: Adapted for the Stage

  1. Billy Billy says:

    Listened to this book on Audible it is one of Terry Prachett s light comedic novels and marvellously brought to life by the audio adaptation Getting the town to play foot the ball according to the original rules is an impossible task as the townsfolk are bent on violence and mayhem And this is made harder by a Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde problem faced by Mr Nutt.


  2. Abdul Abdul says:

    The thing about football the important thing about football is that it is not just about football Synopsis Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh Morpork not the old fashioned, grubby pushing and shoving but the new, fast football with pointy hats for goalposts and balls that go gloing when you drop them And now, the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match, without using magic, so they re in the mood for trying everything else The prospect of the Big Match drThe thing about football the important thing about football is that it is not just about football Synopsis Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh Morpork not the old fashioned, grubby pushing and shoving but the new, fast football with pointy hats for goalposts and balls that go gloing when you drop them And now, the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match, without using magic, so they re in the mood for trying everything else The prospect of the Big Match draws in a street urchin with a wonderful talent for kicking a tin can, a maker of jolly good pies, a dim but beautiful young woman, who might just turn out to be the greatest fashion model there has ever been, and the mysterious Mr Nutt and no one knows anything much about Mr Nutt, not even Mr Nutt, which worries him, too As the match approaches, four lives are entangled and changed for ever.Because the thing about football the important thing about football is that it is not just about footballThis Audible Original multicast dramatisation is directed by the multi award winning Dirk Maggs, best known for his adaptations of Douglas Adams Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy and Neil Gaiman s Neverwhere for the BBC.My Take I have originally read the full length book but could not resist this new exclusive Audible production having seen the advert What caught my attention is that Audible has secured a full cast rather than the usual single narrator This proved to be a hit with many people including me.Audible has pulled all the tricks out the bag for this one They have paid enough attention to the quality of the cast narrators and sound effects worthy enough for such an iconic event as a Football match on the Discworld.I have hugely enjoyed this audiobook and it s hard not to feel that you are listening to the radio or even witnessing a real life sporting event Few people criticised the book comparing it to the original book or audiobook Make no mistake, this is an independent version which follows closely the original story, however, Audible decided to have a slight angle and dramatisation of it It is not meant to cram the original story 11 hours book into a 4 hour book It did cover the same back story but not in depth The main focus of it was the football event itself and I think they covered it brilliantly.I am a huge terry fan so I will never complain about reading or listening toof his material It makes no sense to compare this to its big brother book Enjoy both QuotesThe female mind is certainly a devious one, my lord Vetinari looked at his secretary in surprise Well, of course it is It has to deal with the male one Don t be smart Smrt is only a polished version of dumb Try intelligence It will surely see you through Peace said Vetinari Ah, yes, defined as period of time to allow for preparation for the next war a man could be dogmatic, and that was all right, or he could be stupid, and no harm done, but stupid and dogmatic at the same time was too much, especially fluxed with body odor drink levels all mankind It is the ultimate democrat Contrary to popular belief and hope, people don t usually come running when they hear a scream That s not how humans work Humans look at other humans and say, Did you hear a scream because the first scream might have been you screaming inside your head, or a horse backfiring the AnkhMorpork Trespassers Society was originally the Explorers Society until Lord Vetinari forcibly insisted that most of the places discovered by the society s members already had people in them, who were already trying to sell snakes to the newcomers


  3. Nathan Roden Nathan Roden says:

    A hilarious book It s mainly a book to read for fun It s about universities for wizards and other magical beings in a far distant land, many many years ago, trying to learn football soccer All around thrilling book


  4. Nadine Nadine says:

    I am not even the least interested in football soccer Thank God that it isn t really about it at all I enjoyed it very much and can rec it to anyone.


  5. Quiver Quiver says:

    Brilliant and funny all the way through


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