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Tumanbay

Series 1

The Purge

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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In the eighth episode of this epic saga inspired by the Mamluk slave-dynasty, the Sultan (Raad Rawi) is increasingly insecure and fearful for his life, so begins a purge of the Palace. Slave trader Ibn (Nabil Elouahabi), is reunited with the daughter he thought he had lost. And her slave companion finally comes face to face with Gregor (Rufus Wright), the man who stole his kingdom.

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, Master of the Palace Guard, is charged by Sultan Al-Ghuri with the task of rooting out this insurgence and crushing it.

Cast:
Gregor....................Rufus Wright
Al-Ghuri...................Raad Rawi
Cadali.....................Matthew Marsh
Wolf........................Alexander Siddig
Ibn..........................Nabil Elouahabi
Maya's Envoy..........Nadir Khan
Madu.......................Danny Ashok
Daniel.....................Gareth Kennerley
Heaven...................Olivia Popica
Slave.......................Akin Gazi
General Qulan.........Christopher Fulford
Manel.......................Aiysha Hart
Frog.........................Deeivya Meir
Sarah.......................Nina Yndis
Frog's Mother...........Sirine Saba
Shamsi.....................Laure Stockley
Pesha.......................Sky Yang
Boy...........................Darwin Brokenbro
Hodah.......................Nathalie Armin

Music - Sacha Puttnam
Sound Design - Steve Bond, Jon Ouin
Editors - Ania Przygoda, James Morgan
Producers - Emma Hearn, Nadir Khan, John Dryden

Written and Directed by John Dryden

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