TV and Film:Soul Music

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Soul Music from Terry Pratchett's Discworld
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ASIN {{{asin}}}
IMDB 0159914
First Broadcast 1997
Broadcast Channel Channel 4
Director(s) {{{director}}}
Producer(s) Jean Flynn
Writer(s) {{{writer}}}
Starring Christopher Lee, Andy Hockley, Debra Gillett, Graham Crowden
Duration 159 minutes
Episodes 7
Series Death Series
Annotations Annotations for TV and Film:Soul Music
Preceded by Welcome to the Discworld
Followed by Wyrd Sisters
All data relates to the UK home release.

Soul Music was the first full length adaptation of a Terry Pratchett Discworld novel, based on the book of the same name, in 1997.


The plot follows the same as the novel Soul Music, seeing Death attempt to forget after Ysabell and Mort's deaths, leaving his granddaughter Susan Sto Helit to take on the duty of being Death.


The series was originally broadcast as seven episodes, but later released edited together as a single 'movie' on video. The series was later released on DVD.

DVD Extras

Additional features on the DVD of Soul Music:



CD Cover

The songs played by The Band With Rocks In were released separately to the tv-series as a CD by Pluto, credited as being written by Keith Hopwood and Phil Bush.

Illustrated Screenplay

Terry Pratchett's Discworld Soul Music The Illustrated Screenplay
Illustrated Screenplay Cover
Publisher Corgi
Publication date December 1997
ISBN 0552145564
Pages 128
RRP £9.99
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All data relates to the first UK edition.

The screenplay of Soul Music was released as a separate book, which was illustrated with images from the TV series.

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