Paterson Joseph stars as the Marquis de Carabas in this brand-new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Neil Gaiman's spin-off short story, set in the magical world of Neverwhere. Returning us to London Below, this enchanting tale continues the story of one of the most colourful characters from Neverwhere - the cool, charming, resourceful Marquis de Carabas, who trades in favours and always has a plan.
"Some say I sound like my younger self!"
Marigold Green calls herself “hideous, quaint and barmy”. Other people call her Bilgewater, a corruption of Bill's daughter. Growing up in a boys' school where her father is housemaster, she is convinced of her own plainness and peculiarity. Groomed by the wise and loving Paula, upstaged by bad, beautiful Grace, and ripe for seduction by entirely the wrong sort of boy, she suffers extravagantly and comically in her pilgrimage through the turbulent, twilight world of alarming adolescence.
Three brand-new adventures for glamorous bounty hunter Vienna Salvatori. 2.1: 'Tabula Rasa' by James Goss. Ever woken up and can't remember where you are? What if you couldn't remember who you are? Or why there's a dead body outside your door? Vienna Salvatori is hunting for a killer - but can she be sure it's not herself? 2.2: 'Underworld' by Cavan Scott. Something bad is lurking down in the Undercity. Innocent citizens are turning on each other, baying for blood.