Terry Pratchett's Eric
Terry Pratchett's Eric

Terry Pratchett's Eric

  • Radio comedy drama
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2013
  • 4 episodes (1 series)

Adaptation of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novel. 13-year-old demonologist Eric wants power, women and immortality - instead he has Rincewind. Stars Mark Heap, Will Howard, Geoffrey Whitehead, Robert Blythe and Rick Warden

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

Rincewind, the most cowardly and incompetent wizard in all of Discworld, is attempting to escape the Dungeon Dimensions. And the Demon King of Hell. Oh, and a parrot.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 6th March 2013
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 8th October 2014 11:15pm Radio 4
Monday 10th August 2015 6:15pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 11th August 2015 12:15am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 6th March 2017 6:15pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 7th March 2017 12:15am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 11th March 2019 6:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 12th March 2019 12:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Mark Heap Rincewind
Will Howard Eric Thursley
Geoffrey Whitehead Death
Robert Blythe The Archchancellor
Rick Warden Narrator
Guest cast
Nicholas Murchie Demon King Astfgl
Michael Shelford Screwpate
Ben Crowe Parrot
Christine Absalom Mother
Writing team
Robin Brooks Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
Jonquil Panting Director
Jonquil Panting Producer

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