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A dwarf seeks a guide to a certain cave on the Misty Isle. Bill Paterson reads Neil Gaiman's novelette about chilling revenge.

A dwarf seeks a guide to a certain cave on the Misty Isle.

Chilling revenge for a terrible crime is at the heart of Neil Gaiman's multi-award-winning novelette, inspired by a Hebridean myth and originally commissioned by the Sydney Opera House for the Graphic Festival with celebrated illustrator Eddie Campbell.

Reader: Bill Paterson
Writer: Neil Gaiman

Abridged and produced by Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in November 2015.

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 6 Jan 2020 00:45

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Credits

Role Contributor
Reader Bill Paterson
Author Neil Gaiman
Abridger Karen Rose
Producer Karen Rose

Broadcasts

  • Mon 23 Nov 2015 22:45
  • Sun 12 Feb 2017 18:45
  • Mon 13 Feb 2017 00:45
  • Sun 5 Jan 2020 18:45
  • Mon 6 Jan 2020 00:45

Listeners drawings of Neil Gaiman's Book at Bedtime

Listeners drawings of Neil Gaiman's Book at Bedtime

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Draw Neil Gaiman's Story

Draw Neil Gaiman's Story

Invitation to draw an image for Neil Gaiman's The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains