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Sister Clodagh and the sisters of St Faith start a school at the mysterious palace of Mopu, helped by Mr Dean. But is the palace haunted?

Sister Clodagh and her group of Anglo-Catholic nuns travel from Darjeeling on a mission to the palace of Mopu in the Himalayas. With the help of Mr Dean, the agent of General Toda Rai, they start to repair the palace and open a school. But the unsettling atmosphere of their surroundings, the distracting presence of Mr Dean and stories of the palace’s previous occupants weigh heavily on them all, reawakening memories in Clodagh that she thought she had suppressed.

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Sun 27 Dec 2020 21:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Sister Clodagh Gemma Arterton
Mr Dean Alessandro Nivola
Sister Ruth Aisling Franciosi
Sister Briony Rosie Cavaliero
Sister Philippa Karen Bryson
Sister Blanche Patsy Ferran
Angu Ayah Nila Aalia
General Toda Rai Kulvinder Ghir
Mother Dorothea Diana Rigg
Father Roberts Jim Broadbent
Writer Amanda Coe
Director Charlotte Bruus Christensen
Production Company DNA Films
Production Company FX Productions

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Adapting Black Narcissus for BBC One

Adapting Black Narcissus for BBC One

Read an interview with screenwriter Amanda Coe on the BBC Writersroom blog.