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Tumanbay

Series 2

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Duration: 44 minutes

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

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While betrayals and counter-betrayals dominate Gregor's (Rufus Wright) every waking moment, and the young puppet Sultan, Madu (Danny Ashok), becomes increasingly reckless in his quest to satisfy his cravings, Gregor's niece Manel (Aiysha Hart) is sent by her rebel comrades into the desert on a mission to kill.

What she discovers there is a threat even deadlier than Tumanbay's brutal new rulers.

Tumanbay is created by John Dryden and Mike Walker and inspired by the Mamluk slave rulers of Egypt.

Original Music by Sacha Puttnam and Jon Ouin

Sound Design by Steve Bond
Sound Edited by James Morgan and Andreina Gomez
Script Edited by Abigail Youngman
Produced by Emma Hearn, Nadir Khan and John Dryden

Written by Ayeesha Menon
Directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4. Show less

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