Episode 2

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Episode 2 of 2

Duration: 1 hour

Bestselling author Terry Pratchett has early onset Alzheimer's disease. And he wants Alzheimer's to be sorry that it ever caught him. In the second of this two-part series, Terry confronts his future living with the disease. He travels to America to witness first-hand how they are coping with the 'tsunami of Alzheimer's', and meets the unlikely doctor who stumbled across a controversial new treatment that he claims produces remarkable results in minutes.

  • Sir Terry Pratchett's journey continues

    In a frank and personal documentary, Sir Terry Pratchett considers how he might choose to end his life. He wants to know whether he might be able to end his life before his disease takes over.

    Travelling to the Dignitas Clinic in Switzerland, Terry witnesses first hand the procedures set out for assisted death, and confronts the point at which he would have to take the lethal drug.

    Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die

Credits

Presenter
Terry Pratchett
Director
Charlie Russell
Producer
Craig Hunter

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