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Gormenghast

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The fantasy world of Mervyn Peake 's Gormenghast novels is brought to the screen in this epic four-part drama.
The ancient Groan family finds itself coming under threat from Steerpike, a charming but ruthless kitchen boy.
Dramatised by Malcolm McKay
Producer Estelle Daniel ; Director Andy Wilson (S) (W) AUDIO CASSETTE: dramatisation on double cassette, price £8.99
BBC/HARPER COLLINS BOOK: The Art of Gormenghast. price £14.99 CD: BBC Music soundtrack; Website: www.bbc.co.uk/gormenghast A Fit of Peake: page 18; Programme of the Week: page 77

Contributors

Unknown: Mervyn Peake
Dramatised By: Malcolm McKay
Producer: Estelle Daniel
Director: Andy Wilson
Lady Gertrude: Celia Imrie
Dr Prunesquallor: John Sessions
Barquentine: Warren Mitchell
Lord Groan: Ian Richardson
Fuchsia: Neve McLntosh
Nannie Slagg: June Brown
Flay: Christopher Lee
Swelter: Richard Griffiths
Steerpike: Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Clarice: Zoe Wanamaker
Cora: Lynsey Baxter
Irma Prunesquallor: Fiona Shaw
Mollocks: Eric Sykes
Poet: Sean Hughes
Keda: Olga Sosnovska
Bookman: George Yiasoumi

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