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Shaking Hands with Death 

Terry Pratchett's lecture "Shaking Hands with Death", about assisted death, was read by his friend Tony Robinson because his particular form of Alzheimer's disease means he has trouble reading.

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Claire Popplewell

Writer:

Terry Pratchett (as Sir Terry Pratchett)

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Terry Pratchett ... Himself (as Sir Terry Pratchett)
Tony Robinson ... Himself
David Dimbleby ... Himself - Introduction
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Terry Pratchett's lecture "Shaking Hands with Death", about assisted death, was read by his friend Tony Robinson because his particular form of Alzheimer's disease means he has trouble reading.

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1 February 2010 (UK) See more »

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Although this was Terry Pratchett's speech, the majority of it was read by Tony Robinson due to side-effects of Pratchett's Alzheimer's making reading aloud difficult. See more »

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Featured in Terry Pratchett: Back in Black (2017) See more »

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