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Mervyn Peake - Titus Groan

The arrival of baby Titus, the 77th Earl of Groan, causes consternation in the crumbling citadel of Gormenghast. Stars Sting.

The arrival of baby Titus, the 77th Earl of Groan, causes consternation in the crumbling citadel of Gormenghast

The first of two plays based on the Gormenghast novels by Mervyn Peake - dramatised by Brian Sibley.

Starring Sting as Steerpike
Freddie Jones as The Artist
Bernard Hepton as Dr Prunesquallor
Judy Parfitt as Irma Prunesquallor
David Warner as Sepulchrave
Eleanor Bron as Gertrude
Sheila Hancock as Clarice and Cora
Jill Lidstone as Fuchsia
Cyril Shaps as Flay
Robert Eddison as Sourdust
Maurice Denham as Barquentine
Stratford Johns as Swelter
Hilda Schroder as Nannie Slagg
Melinda Walker as Keda
Graham Blockey as Rantel
and Peter Acre as Braigon

Director: Glyn Dearman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 25 Nov 2018 04:00

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