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Episode 3 of 8

While betrayals and counter-betrayals dominate Gregor's every waking moment, his niece Manel is sent by her rebel comrades into the desert on a mission to kill.

While betrayals and counter-betrayals dominate Gregor's (Rufus Wright) every waking moment, and the young puppet Sultan, Madu (Danny Ashok), becomes increasingly reckless in his quest to satisfy his cravings, Gregor's niece Manel (Aiysha Hart) is sent by her rebel comrades into the desert on a mission to kill.

What she discovers there is a threat even deadlier than Tumanbay's brutal new rulers.

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 by Ayeesha Menon
Directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4.

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45 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Gregor Rufus Wright
Barakat Hiran Abeysekera
Manel Aiysha Hart
Cadali Matthew Marsh
Alkin Nathalie Armin
Dorin Vincent Ebrahim
Effendi Red Sagar Arya
Madu Danny Ashok
Heaven Tanya Ravljen
The Hafiz Anthony Bunsee
Bello Albert Welling
Dona Ana Annabelle Dowler
Khaled Zaqi Ismail
Abujaan Jacob Krichefski
Hodah Anjli Mohindra
Sergeant Jonas Khan
Owner Nadir Khan
Writer Ayeesha Menon
Director John Dryden
Producer Emma Hearn
Producer Nadir Khan
Producer John Dryden

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