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Hidden Knowledge

Episode 4 of 10

As Shajar, the sultan's chief wife, plots her son Madu's succession to the throne, Gregor is determined to discover what it is she has taken from the aged Hafiz.

In the fourth episode of this epic saga inspired by the Mamluk slave-dynasty of Egypt, Shajar, the Sultan's chief wife (Sarah Beck Mather), plots her son Madu's (Danny Ashok) succession to the throne. While Gregor, Master of the Palace Guard, is determined to discover what it is she has taken from the aged Hafiz and is having repaired in the workshop of a pair of artisans in the city. Marching with the army out to the provinces, Madu's slave find solace with an unlikely companion.

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. Gregor (Rufus Wright), Master of the Palace Guard, is charged by Sultan Al-Ghuri (Raad Rawi) with the task of rooting out this insurgence and crushing it.

Music - Sacha Puttnam
Sound Design - Steve Bond, Jon Ouin
Editors - Ania Przygoda, James Morgan
Producers - Emma Hearn, Nadir Khan, John Dryden

Written by Mike Walker
Directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4.

44 minutes

Last on

Wed 23 Dec 2015 14:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Gregor Rufus Wright
Heaven Olivia Popica
Slave Akin Gazi
Cadali Matthew Marsh
Sarah Nina Yndis
Ibn Nabil Elouahabi
Shajar Sarah Beck Mather
Madu Danny Ashok
Daniel Gareth Kennerley
General Qulan Christopher Fulford
Boy Darwin Brokenbro
Hameed Brother Christian Hillborg
Hameed Brother Alec Utgoff
Rajik Akbar Kurtha
Pamira Nathalie Armin
Writer Mike Walker
Director John Dryden
Producer Emma Hearn
Producer Nadir Khan
Producer John Dryden

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