Neverwhere (radio play)

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This article is about the 2013 radio play. For other uses, see Neverwhere (disambiguation).
Genre Fantasy
Country Great Britain
Language(s) English
Creator(s) Neil Gaiman
Writer(s) Neil Gaiman, Dirk Maggs
Director(s) Dirk Maggs, Heather Larmour
Producer(s) Heather Larmour
Air dates 16 March 2013 to 22 March 2013
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 6

Neverwhere is a radio drama based on the novel Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman. It was dramatised by Dirk Maggs.


On Saturday 16 March 2013,[1] BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast the first, hour-long, episode of Neverwhere.[2] The subsequent five half hour episodes were broadcast throughout the following week on Radio 4 Extra (in Mono on DAB), and made available worldwide after broadcast on BBC iPlayer. It was rebroadcast on BBC Radio 4 starting on Dec 25th 2013 and continuing for 6 days. [3]


Character TV series Radio play
Richard Mayhew Gary Bakewell James McAvoy
Door Laura Fraser Natalie Dormer
The Marquis de Carabas Paterson Joseph David Harewood
Hunter Tanya Moodie Sophie Okonedo
The Angel Islington Peter Capaldi Benedict Cumberbatch
Mr. Croup Hywel Bennett Anthony Head
Mr. Vandemar Clive Russell David Schofield
Old Bailey Trevor Peacock Bernard Cribbins
Lamia Tamsin Greig Lucy Cohu
The Abbott Earl Cameron George Harris


  1. London Below
  2. Earl's Court
  3. The Angel Islington
  4. The Black Friars
  5. Market Afloat
  6. The Key


  1. ^ Jones, Paul. "Benedict Cumberbatch and the cast of Neverwhere - first photo and air date revealed". RadioTimes. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Jones, Paul (29 November 2012). "Benedict Cumberbatch to play angel in star-studded Neil Gaiman fantasy Neverwhere". RadioTimes. Retrieved 3 December 2012. 
  3. ^, retrieved 2013-11-30  Missing or empty |title= (help)