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Publisher's Summary

Paul Hilton stars as Pilgrim in the final three series of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 supernatural drama by Sebastian Baczkiewicz.

In 1185 William Palmer was making a pilgrimage to Canterbury. Unbeknown to him, his fellow pilgrim was the King of the Greyfolk. When William claimed that the church would eradicate belief in the Faerie world, he was cursed by the Faerie King and condemned to walk forever between the worlds of magic and of men.

In these three series, Pilgrim continues on his mission to preserve the uneasy balance between the two worlds and protect mankind from an enemy they resist believing in. His quests include searching for the Radiant Boy, a sinister harbinger of impending death; acquiring copper, silver and gold to rescue a group of people trapped in a mine by a malevolent spirit; and tracking down and punishing a former friend who has betrayed him. After so many centuries, will his curse be lifted and his wanderings finally come to an end?

Starring Paul Hilton as the immortal, reluctant and unthanked hero, this award-winning series weaves together ancient myths, magic and contemporary realism to create a dark, thrilling and enchanting fantasy epic that will stay with you long after Pilgrim's story ends.

Duration: nine hours approx.

©2016 Sebastian Baczkiewicz (P)2016 BBC AudioBooks

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just okay

the plot was hard to follow and blurred together in a way that the early series didn't.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-31-16

Wonderful.

What a wonderful story. Pilgrim, a man and a road travelled, that was so full of fantasy and humanity in these selfish times. More, SB ( the author ) please don't deny us more of Pilgrims travels and encounters with the grey folk.

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  • Nigel
  • 11-24-17

Am I the only one?

Paul Hilton is excellent as William ‘Pilgrim’ Palmer and the whole production is good, but if I listened to several episodes in one go I just got a bit bored.

I’ve heard all seven series and the problem for me is that it is a bit samey, and the pace isn’t particularly fast; it feels on occasions they drag the story out as the script isn’t long enough to fill the episode.

It is okay, and when I look at other 5* reviews I’m probably the only one who isn’t particularly enthralled by it, but believe the series would have been better with some regular companions for Pilgrim to journey with.

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  • Mr. W. D. Pratt
  • 09-19-16

brilliant series

loved it from the beginning till the end. really well written with fully developed characters and masterfully acted out by the cast.

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  • A. Peel
  • 02-21-19

Simply superb

Its almost too hard to review Pilgrim. If your a fan there is nothing to fault. If you're not, then you may love it or hate it. In my opinion what has been created in the whole Pilgrim lore easily stacks up with the British fantasy lore greats including Tokkien. Paul Hilton's performance as Pilgrim is at times heartbreaking and uplifting. If the idea of a man who has wandered around England for over 800 years, weaving creatures from myth into modern day story telling appeals to you then you will love it.

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  • RosieRules
  • 03-11-19

Fantastic

Couldn’t wait to download the rest of this series. Loved it. Voice acting is brilliant, great writing.

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  • 01-27-19

ABSOLUTELY ENCHANTING

This is an incredible story. I fully recommend it. Totally engrossing stories. It will have you captured from one story to the next

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  • Pippa
  • 12-30-18

Very dark, very compelling

This is excellently dramatised and very dark stories - not fairy stories as we previously heard them. Well worth listening.

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  • Adanaya
  • 09-24-18

Truly Fantastic

A whole series I'd missed, together with the news that there's to be a Christmas special where all will be settled. If you haven't listened to any of these series, then you are a very mucky person to be able to listen for the first time. It's so beautiful and terrifying, one of the best programs the bbc has ever produced and incredibly well written with such imagination - and Paul Hilton? Simply brilliant

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  • Bill
  • 07-02-18

Hooked

Hard to follow sometimes but has an amazing way of hooking you in. Paul Hilton does an outstanding job of portraying William Palmer and the other cast are top notch. The atmospheric background sounds are expertly delivered. I would give this five stars.

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  • Andrew Thornton
  • 12-16-17

Fascinating and compelling storytelling.

Superb flight of imagination, rooted in real, frightening stories from around the British Isles. These places exist and the stories surrounding them have been retold here with a delightful and sparkling cast of characters. There is tragedy, foolishness, vanity and envy among them with love and wit and wisdom to save the day. Pilgrim is a fine hero.

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