By BBC / Panoply
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A story of slaves, spies, armies, betrayals, assassinations, deserts and plagues set in set in a civilisation that might be from the distant past or the unknowable future. Each season is a continuous unfolding story.
||Introducing - The Walk||Introducing The Walk, a new immersive fiction podcast from Panoply, created by award-winning author Naomi Alderman||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Coming Soon - a new immersive fiction podcast||The Walk - a new immersive fiction podcast from Panoply, created by award-winning author Naomi Alderman. Subscribe in itunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-walk/id1334736440?mt=2||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Panoply Fall 2017 Trailer||We’re thrilled to present Panoply’s Fall 2017 lineup of shows. They include the satirical self-improvement show “Dexter Guff is Smarter Than You (And You Can Be Too),” the creepy paranormal series “Haunted,” “Family Ghosts,” in which people play detectives in their own family mysteries, “You Must Remember Manson,” which dives into the links between Charles Manson and Hollywood, the immersive fiction podcast “Tumanbay,” and “Battle Scars,” which features frank and sometimes funny conversations with the men and women fighting today’s wars.In addition to new shows, season 2 of “By The Book” launches with Jolenta and Kristen trying to go on a digital diet, “Why Oh Why” talks with the founder of a dating app for men with beards, “Happier with Gretchen Rubin” offers holiday happiness hacks, “Happier in Hollywood” considers whether holiday gifts are necessary in the workplace, and “Side Hustle School” revisits some of its best hustlers.Learn more about all our shows at https://www.panoply.fm||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||2.08 - We Are Three||The blood-soaked finale to season two. The rebel army, under General Qulan, prepares to march on the city where Gregor, struggling to decide where his loyalties lie, comes face to face with his past.||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||2.07 - Take My Hand||Manel goes to the swamps in search of her father, General Qulan, who had been sent there as a prisoner to work on the great dam. Back in Tumanbay, the young sultan Madu comes out of hiding for a secret rendezvous with a long-lost lover.||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||2.06 - Holy Father||Following a series of highly-placed murders, the Inquisitor Barakat’s hold over Tumanbay is appears to be complete. Rebel fighter Manel seeks refuge with a co-conspirator, Doctor Dorin. But can Dorin be trusted and what are the secret experiments he is carrying out at the medical institute?||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||2.05 - Kiss My Fingers||Manel must prove her commitment to the rebel cause by undertaking a dangerous mission - one that will bring her face to face with a deadly secret at the heart of this fanatical regime.||10/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||2.04 - Healing the Sick||Accused of hoarding heretical text, Ibn the slave trader must face trial by the regime’s religious courts. Despite news of a threat of plague, the Inquisitor Barakat, continues his mission to cleanse the city of heretics. He chooses Gregor to assist||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||2.03 - Rats||Gregor’s niece, Manel, is sent by her rebel comrades into the desert on a mission to assassinate a doctor believed to be collaborating with the new regime.||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||2.02 - The Kill||Whilst Gregor attempts to survive by collaborating with the new regime, his niece Manel is drawn to the rebel cause. But treachery lurks at every corner and both are playing a deadly game.||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||2.01 - The Last Boat||Tumanbay has been conquered by a brutal religious regime. As refugees scramble to escape the city, Gregor, previously the Sultan’s spymaster, has sworn an oath to the new rulers.||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Coming Soon - Season 2||Tumanbay has been conquered by the followers of a mysterious and brutal religious order. As refugees scramble to escape by any means they can, Gregor, the dead Sultan’s spymaster, has sworn an oath of allegiance to the empire’s new rulers. Betrayal and treachery lurks at every corner. Season 2 releases 12th October.||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1.10 - Sword of Faith||The final chapter in season one of this epic saga of revenge, betrayal and deception. As the people of Tumanbay await news of the Sultan’s great victory, the brilliant and ruthless spymaster, Gregor discovers he has been deceived.||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1.09 - The Jaws of Victory||Convinced of victory by the prophesies of a child, the Sultan prepares to march out and destroy the rebellious provincial leader, Maya. His nephew Madu has only one desire – to escape the city with his lover Daniel.||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1.08 - The Purge||Increasingly insecure and fearful for his life, the Sultan begins a purge of the palace. Slave trader Ibn is reunited with the daughter he thought he had lost. And her slave companion finally comes face to face with the man who stole his kingdom.||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1.07 - A Tale of Two Cities||Whilst the Sultan dreams of victory against the mysterious Maya and her followers, Gregor is in pursuit of missing slave-girl Sarah and must venture into the catacombs beneath the city, haven to those who wish to escape the brutality of the city above.||9/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1.06 - In The Beginning||There has been a murder in the palace. Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster, attempts to unlock the secret to the missing reliquary and discover why it is worth killing for. In the desert, Heaven and her slave companion are held captive by a nomadic tribe.||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1.05 - Strangle Hold||General Qulan arrives in the provinces to gather the armies of empire and defeat the rebel forces led by the mysterious self-proclaimed "queen" Maya.||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1.04 - Hidden Knowledge||Shajar, the Sultan’s chief wife, has taken something of value from the Hafiz, a drunk, self-pitying religious figure-head. Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster, is determined to find out what it is and what mischief she is planning.||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1.03 - Coming of Age||Adrift at sea in a small boat and hostage to an escaped slave, pampered daughter of slave merchant Ibn, must grow up quickly to survive. So too must Madu, the spoilt nephew of the Sultan, who has been forced to swap palace life for hardships in the army||9/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1.02 - Ship of the Dead||With rebellion in a far-off province, Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster, has been given the task of rooting out the spies within.. But there is another threat making its way by sea.||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1.01 - A Head Start||Tumanbay is threatened by rebellion in a far-off province and a mysterious force devouring the empire from within. Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster, is charged with the task of rooting out this insurgence and crushing it.||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Coming Soon||Epic historical thriller.||9/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
We need more stuff like this, when is the next episode?
A very well done radio fantasy!
Heard this when it originally aired on BBC, wondered if I'd ever be able to hear it again - podcasts to the rescue! Epic sweeping drama. Beautiful