Dirk Maggs

  • Neverwhere

    • Neil Gaiman

    • Anthony Head (Read by)

    • Benedict Cumberbatch (Read by)

    • Christopher Lee (Read by)

    • David Harewood (Read by)

    • David Schofield (Read by)

    • Full Cast (Read by)

    • James McAvoy (Read by)

    • Natalie Dormer (Read by)

    • Sophie Okonedo (Read by)

    Beneath the streets of London there is another London. A subterranean labyrinth of sewers and abandoned tube stations. A somewhere that is Neverwhere... An act of kindness sees Richard Mayhew catapulted from his ordinary life into the strange world of London Below. There he meets the Earl of Earl's Court, faces a life-threatening ordeal at the hands of the Black Friars, comes face to face with the Great Beast of London, and encounters an Angel. Called Islington. Accompanied by the mysterious Door and her companions, the Marquis de Carabas and the bodyguard Hunter, Richard embarks on an extraordinary quest to escape from the fiendish assassins Croup and Vandemar and to discover who ordered them to murder her family - all the while trying to get back to his old life in London Above. Adapted for radio by the award-winning Dirk Maggs, this captivating dramatisation features a stellar cast including David Harewood, Sophie Okonedo, Benedict Cumberbatch, Christopher Lee, Anthony Head and David Schofield. Contains over 25 minutes of additional unbroadcast material, including extended scenes, bloopers and outtakes.

    ©2013 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (P)2013 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

Dirk Maggs is a writer, dramatist and director who has adapted numerous radio dramas. His credits include writing and directing the hugely successful 2003-5 radio renaissance of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy; creating award-winning epic ‘audio movies’ featuring Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and Judge Dredd and dramatising Neverwhere and Good Omens. His many awards include Sony Awards,Talkie Awards and Audiofile Golden Earphones Awards, and he was among the first ever nominees for the Directors Guild Award for Outstanding Achievement in the field of audio theatre.

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