The History Of Titus Groan, Titus Inherits

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By Mervyn Peake, dramatised by Brian Sibley

Episode Two 'Titus Inherits'

As tension between Mr Flay and Swelter, head chef of Gormenghast, takes a deadly turn, Titus's foster mother Keda is drawn back into her old life amongst the bright carvers. Meanwhile, the first of Steerpike's great plans comes to fruition as he manipulates the ladies Clarice and Cora to great and tragic effect.

Titus...Luke Treadaway

Artist...David Warner

Steerpike...Carl Prekopp

Sepulchrave, Earl Of Groan...Paul Rhys

Gertrude, Countess Of Groan...Miranda Richardson

Dr Prunesquallor...James Fleet

Irma Prunesquallor...Tamsin Greig

Clarice...Fenella Woolgar

Cora...Claudie Blakley

Fuchsia...Olivia Hallinan

Flay...Adrian Scarborough

Abiatha Swelter...Mark Benton

Sourdust...James Lailey

Nannie Slagg...Jane Whittenshaw

Keda...Susie Riddell

Barquentine...Gerard McDermott

With Simon Bubb, Jonathan Forbes, Peter Polycarpou, Alun Raglan, Alex Tregear

Music by Roger Goula

Directed and Produced by Jeremy Mortimer.

Tension between Mr Flay and Swelter, head chef of Gormenghast, takes a deadly turn.

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