Neverwhere

Neverwhere

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A BBC Radio six-part adaptation of Neil Gaiman's bestselling novel, starring James McAvoy as Richard and Natalie Dormer as Door 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. 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.show more

Product details

  • CD-Audio | 1 pages
  • 124 x 142 x 24mm | 199g
  • BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
  • BBC Physical Audio
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • A&M
  • 1471316475
  • 9781471316470
  • 26,037

Review quote

"Maggs... does soundscapes after the manner of Turner painting sea storms. In Neverwhere when Benedict Cumberbatch flew you heard, saw and felt his angel's wings rise." -- The Telegraph Gillian Reynolds "funny but haunting... black humour and deft characterisations" -- Chris Maume The Independentshow more

About Neil Gaiman

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), and the Doctor Who episode 'The Doctor's Wife' (2011).show more

Review Text

"Maggs... does soundscapes after the manner of Turner painting sea storms. In Neverwhere when Benedict Cumberbatch flew you heard, saw and felt his angel's wings rise." The Telegraph Gillian Reynolds 20130326show more