Neverwhere (radio play)

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This article is about the 2013 radio play. For other uses, see Neverwhere (disambiguation).
Neverwhere
Genre Fantasy
Country United Kingdom
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.

Broadcast[edit]

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]

Cast[edit]

Character Actor
Richard Mayhew James McAvoy
Lady Door Natalie Dormer
The Marquis de Carabas David Harewood
Hunter Sophie Okonedo
The Angel Islington Benedict Cumberbatch
Mr. Croup Anthony Head
Mr. Vandemar David Schofield
Old Bailey Bernard Cribbins
Lamia Lucy Cohu
The Abbott George Harris
The Earl Sir Christopher Lee
Jessica Romola Garai
Figgis/The Fop With No Name Neil Gaiman
Tooley Andrew Sachs
Fuliginous/Ruislip/Blackfriar Don Gilet
Sable/Sump/Clarence/Homeless man Abdul Salis
Gary/Second Guard Paul Chequer
Anaesthesia/Female Tenant/Match Girl Yasmin Paige
Lord Ratspeaker Johnny Vegas
Varney/Homeless man/Letting Agent/First Guard Stephen Marcus
Sylvia/Old woman/Dream Hawker/Mother… Karen Archer
Lord Portico/Stockton John Glover
Iliaster Paul Stonehouse

Episodes[edit]

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

Footnotes[edit]

  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. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/radio4/posts/Neverwhere-returns, retrieved 2013-11-30  Missing or empty |title= (help)