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Jaws of Victory

Episode 9 of 10

Convinced of victory by the words of the prophet child, the sultan is now ready to march out with his armies and destroy rebellious provincial leader Maya.

In the ninth episode of this epic saga inspired by the Mamluk slave-dynasty, a trade delegation from across the ocean, brings to Tumanbay the very latest in war merchandise. Convinced of victory by the words of the prophet child, the Sultan (Raad Rawi) is now ready to march out with his armies and destroy rebellious provincial leader Maya. His nephew Madu (Danny Ashok) has only one desire - to escape the city with his army comrade and lover Daniel (Gareth Kennerley). But Daniel is not everything he seems.

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 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 - Nadir Khan, John Dryden

Written by Mike Walker
Directed by Emma Hearn

A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4.

44 minutes

Last on

Wed 27 Jan 2016 14:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Gregor Rufus Wright
Cadali Matthew Marsh
Wolf Alexander Siddig
Sarah Nina Yndis
Ibn Nabil Elouahabi
Maya's Envoy Nadir Khan
Madu Danny Ashok
Daniel Gareth Kennerley
Heaven Olivia Popica
Slave Akin Gazi
Al-Ghuri Raad Rawi
General Qulan Christopher Fulford
Physician Vivek Madan
The Hafiz Antony Bunsee
Bello Albert Welling
Frog Deeivya Meir
Frog's Mother Sirine Saba
Don Diego John Sessions
Dona Ana Annabelle Dowler
Boy Darwin Brokenbro
Rider Akbar Kurtha
Writer Mike Walker
Director Emma Hearn
Producer Nadir Khan
Producer John Dryden

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