August - December 2019

New publications - Autumn 2019

Look out for ...

Published in September 2019 will be a reprint of 'Master Crook's Crime Academy'.

Also ...

Book 2 in "Wigggott's Wonderful Waxworld" series. 'Fire Flight'

And in October 2019 ... a new edition of "Horrible Histories - Horrible Christmas"

Horrible Histories: Horrible Christmas by [Deary, Terry]

For adults look out for a new series 'Peasants Revolting ...' starting with 'Peasants Revolting Crime'

Next events and appearances

21 September 2019:

Terry appears in "Horrible Histories - Terrible Tudors"  at Sands Centre, Carlisle, CA1 1JQ. Box Office: 01228 633766

28 September 2019

Terry appears in "Horrible Histories - Terrible Tudors"  at Palace Theatre, Manchester, 97 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FT, Box Office: 0844 871 3019

3 December 2019

Terry appears at "Weekend Words" Festival, Gateshead

Details to be announced


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Television productions

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This month I'll be planning and researching four new theatre events

Shakespeare Musical

A large-scale musical for a West End development in 2020

True Tales of the Opera

A touring entertainment looking at the amazing world of opera, its writers and its pewrformers.

'Horrible Histories - Cruel Britannia'

Scripting a new episode of the ever-popular Birmingham Stage Show for Summer 2020

New Media

I'll also be looking at the possibility of producing "Horrible Histories" as Augmented Reality (AR) app for smartphones and tablets. They will be fun history guides to selected cities in the UK


For the latest news on exhibitions click HERE

 New writing this month

In the first quarter of 2019 I'll be writing 3 new books for publication in 2019/20:

A new 'Horrible Histories' title

'Horrible Histories - Cruel Britannia' - a book for adults looking at what makes Britain different

'Peasants Revolting Lives' - a disgusting history of life among the underclasses. Book 2 in the series following 'Peasants Revolting Crimes' (Published September 2019)

Published in the first quarter will be a reprint of 'Master Crook's Crime Academy.


  • I have about 100 children's fiction titles that are now out of print. I have been working to convert some of them into e-books and make them available to a new generation of readers. In June 2013 I relaunched his fabulous "Tudor Chronicles" historical fiction series as Kindle downloads.
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My massively popular 'True Stories' from the 1990s are also released as Kindle books
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US Sales

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