The History Of Titus Groan, Titus Departs


0420110731"By Mervyn Peake, dramatised by Brian Sibley

Episode Four 'Titus Departs'

Steerpike takes up his new role as the Master of Ritual, and as Titus grows older, so his suspicions about the former kitchen boy grow. When Steerpike's plans at last begin to unravel, a final, tragic trail of bodies is left in his wake and Titus must make a desperate bid for vengeance and, ultimately, freedom from Gormenghast.

Titus...Luke Treadaway

Artist...David Warner

Young Titus...Hugo Docking

Steerpike...Carl Prekopp

Gertrude, Countess Of Groan...Miranda Richardson

Dr Prunesquallor...James Fleet

Irma Prunesquallor...Tamsin Greig

Bellgrove...William Gaunt

Clarice...Fenella Woolgar

Cora...Claudie Blakley

Fuchsia...Olivia Hallinan

Flay...Adrian Scarborough

Barquentine...Gerard McDermott

Nannie Slagg...Jane Whittenshaw

Keda...Susie Riddell

With Jonathan Forbes, James Lailey, Alun Raglan, Alex Tregear

Music by Roger Goula

Directed by Gemma Jenkins and produced by Jeremy Mortimer.

Steerpike takes up his new role as the Master of Ritual."