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Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake (1950) Stars STING | Audio Drama (1984) | Gothic/Fantasy of Manners

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????????????????????????????????: Gormenghast is a fantasy series by British author Mervyn Peake, about the inhabitants of Castle Gormenghast, a sprawling, decaying, gothic-like structure. Wikipedia

Author: Mervyn Peake
Originally published: 1950
Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode
Country: United Kingdom
Genres: Gothic fiction, Fantasy of manners

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The first of two plays based on the Gormenghast novels by MERVYN PEAKE : Dramatised for radio by BRIAN SIBLEY with Sting as Steerpike Freddie Jones as The Artist Bernard Hepton as Dr Prunesquallor Judy Parfitt as Irma Prunesquallor
David Warner as Sepulchrave Eleanor Bron as Gertrude Sheila Hancock as Clarice and Cora Jill Lidstone as Fuchsia Cyril Shaps as Flay Robert Eddison as Sourdust Maurice Denham as Barquentine
Stratford Johns as Swelter Hilda Schroder as Nannie Slagg Melinda Walker as Keda Graham Blockey as Rantel and Peter Acre as Braigon

CAST (Star Line-up)
Radio By: Brian Sibley
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
Steerpike: Sting
The Artist: Freddie Jones
Dr Prunesquallor: Bernard Hepton
Irma Prunesquallor: Judy Parfitt
Gertrude: Eleanor Bron
Clarice and Cora: Sheila Hancock
Fuchsia: Jill Lidstone
Flay: Cyril Shaps
Barquentine: Maurice Denham
Bellgrove: Michael Aldridge
Nannie Slagg: Hilda Schroder
Titus, aged seven: Vicky Ireland
Titus, aged 17: Julian Firth
Mulefire: Arnold Diamond
Cutflower: David Garth
Shrivell: Alan Thompson
Shred: David Sinclair
JOHNFORBES-ROBERTSON: Opus Fluke
Perch-Prism: David Gooderson

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The Monday Play
BBC Radio 4 FM, 17 December 1984 20.15

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