Neil Gaiman

  • Chivalry

    • Neil Gaiman

    • Glenda Jackson (Read by)

    • Jessica Turner (Read by)

    • Kit Harington (Read by)

    • Lucy Reynolds (Read by)

    • Neil Gaiman (Read by)

    Neil Gaiman’s delightfully quirky story, in which Mrs Whitaker discovers the Holy Grail in a charity shop.

    Mrs Whitaker just wants to have a chat with her dear friend Mrs Greenberg over home-made macaroons. But her charity shop find soon makes her the focal point of a most important quest when a handsome young man - who says he’s called Galaad - comes asking for the Grail.

    This sound designed, multi-voiced reading is an extended cut, including material not heard in the radio broadcast, and is introduced by an exclusive interview with Neil Gaiman.

    Starring Glenda Jackson as the Narrator and Mrs Whitaker, and Kit Harington as Sir Galaad.

    Written by Neil Gaiman
    Produced and Directed by Allegra McIlroy

    Narrator/ Mrs Whitaker ….. Glenda Jackson
    Sir Galaad ….. Kit Harington
    Mrs Greenberg and the new lady on the till….. Jessica Turner
    Marie ….. Lucy Reynolds

    Sound design ….. David Chilton
    Neil Gaiman’s Chivalry is a BBC Northern Ireland Production

Gaiman is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Neverwhere (1995), Stardust (1999), the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning American Gods (2001), Anansi Boys (2005), and Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett, 1990), as well as the short story collections Smoke and Mirrors (1998) and Fragile Things (2006). His screenwriting credits include the original BBC TV series of Neverwhere (1996), Dave McKean’s first feature film, Mirrormask (2005), the Doctor Who episode 'The Doctor's Wife' (2011) and, of course, the forthcoming 'Good Omens' TV series.

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