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Tumanbay, the wealthiest city on earth, has been conquered by a brutal religious regime. As refugees scramble to escape the city, Gregor swears an oath to the new rulers.

Tumanbay, the wealthiest city on earth, has been conquered by a brutal religious regime, the followers of Maya. Responsible for rooting out heretics is Barakat (Hiran Abeysekera), a ruthless and uncompromising zealot.

As refugees scramble to escape the city, Gregor (Rufus Wright), previously Master of the Palace Guard, has sworn an oath to the new rulers and struggles to survive as the new regime sets about dismantling the city of everything of value.

Tumanbay is created by John Dryden and Mike Walker and inspired by the Mamluk slave rulers of Egypt.

Original Music by Sacha Puttnam and Jon Ouin

Sound Design by Steve Bond
Sound Edited by James Morgan and Andreina Gomez
Script Edited by Abigail Youngman

Produced by Emma Hearn, Nadir Khan and John Dryden
Written and Directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4.

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45 minutes

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Tue 25 Apr 2017 14:15

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Credits

Role Contributor
Gregor Rufus Wright
Barakat Hiran Abeysekera
Cadali Matthew Marsh
Effendi Red Sagar Arya
General Qulan Christopher Fulford
Ibn Nabil Elouahabi
Heaven Tanya Ravljen
Dorin Vincent Ebrahim
Alkin Nathalie Armin
Madu Danny Ashok
The Hafiz Antony Bunsee
Bello Albert Welling
The Iblis Byron Mondahl
Father Nadir Khan
Mother Lara Sawalha
Child Ayaan Arya
The Maid Flaminia Cinque
Writer John Dryden
Director John Dryden
Producer Emma Hearn
Producer Nadir Khan
Producer John Dryden

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