Gregor, master of the palace guard, is charged by Sultan Al-Ghuri with the task of rooting out the insurgence and crushing it.
In the first episode of this epic saga inspired by the Mamluk slave-dynasty of Egypt, Gregor (Rufus Wright) - Master of the Palace Guard - is charged by Sultan Al-Ghuri (Raad Rawi) with the task of rooting out an insurgence and crushing it.
Tumanbay, the beating heart of a vast empire, is threatened by a rebellion in a far-off province and a mysterious force devouring the city from within.
Music - Sacha Puttnam
Sound Design - Steve Bond, Jon Ouin
Editors - Ania Przygoda, James Morgan
Producers - Emma Hearn, Nadir Khan, John Dryden
Written and Directed by John Dryden
A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4.
You are at the first episode
|The Girl on the Ship||Olivia Popica|
|Her Mother||Nathalie Armin|
|The Slave Merchant||Nabil Elouahabi|
|Frog's Mother||Sirine Saba|
|Shajar||Sarah Beck Mather|
|Sultan Al-Ghuri||Raad Rawi|
|General Qulan||Christopher Fulford|
|Ship Captain||Albert Welling|