Tumanbay, the beating heart of a vast empire, is threatened by a rebellion in a far-off province and a mysterious force devouring the city from within. Gregor (Rufus Wright), Master of the Palace Guard, is charged by Sultan Al-Ghuri (Raad Rawi) with the task of rooting out this insurgence and crushing it. Epic saga inspired by the Mamluk slave-dynasty of Egypt.
Featuring TUMANBAY Episode 1 – “A Head Start” by John Dryden (Goldhawk Productions) as heard on BBC Radio 4, followed by an exclusive interview with Producer John Dryden.
This is part 1 of a 10 part series, check out the BBC Radio 4 website to follow the series and to hear additional episodes.