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Glamis2018042520200518 (R4)

By Julian Simpson. Lairre, Parker and Johnson discover a secret door.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

01Mythos2017040520180424 (R4)

A new paranormal drama by award-winning writer and director Julian Simpson, starring Nicola Walker.

Incidents of death from heart failure have spiked at seven times the national average in a small village in Essex. Agent Lairre investigates.

Writer: Julian Simpson
Director: Julian Simpson
Producer: Karen Rose
Sound design & original music: David Thomas
Published music: Olafur Arnalds & Kronos Quartet

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Paranormal drama by award-winning writer Julian Simpson, starring Nicola Walker.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

01Mythos20170405

Paranormal drama by award-winning writer Julian Simpson, starring Nicola Walker.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

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Mary Lairre (Nicola Walker), the ghost of a sixteenth century French nun murdered at Borley Rectory and rendered corporeal by the mysterious Department, is joined by Parker (Phoebe Fox), a character whose magical abilities rely upon her transforming her entire personality as circumstances require.

In the first of two new Mythos stories, Lairre and Parker accompany their boss Johnson (Tim McInnerny) to Glamis Castle in Scotland, where a secret door has been discovered. The door leads into a folkloric dimension, where monster hunter Libby Ward (Jana Carpenter) is tracking a dangerous monster and has kidnapped an innocent American tourist to use as bait. Time bends, dimensions fragment and our heroes realise that the monster Ward is hunting may be a lot closer to home than they thought.

Mythos is a series that looks at British folklore through a quasi-scientific prism. It's laced with sardonic humour, ridiculous situations and insane leaps of logic - but its foundations lie in the stories that have become part of the British cultural DNA over the last two thousand years.

Writer Julian Simpson won the Tinniswood Award for his Radio 4 play Fugue State.

Writer and Director: Julian Simpson
Sound Designer: David Thomas
Producer: Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

By Julian Simpson. Lairre, Parker and Johnson discover a secret door.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

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A sinkhole opens up beneath the City Of London and Lairre and Parker, fresh from battling Robin Hood and his Merry Men, are tasked by Miranda Hyde (Tracy Ann Oberman) to rescue Johnson from the depths of the city.

Lairre battles an incorrect cultural consensus of British history while Parker channels Modesty Blaise to become the world's greatest secret agent, and together they find themselves facing Gogmagog the Giant as Britain's past erupts through time to destroy the present.

Mythos is a series that looks at British folklore through a quasi-scientific prism. It's laced with sardonic humour, ridiculous situations and insane leaps of logic - but its foundations lie in the stories that have become part of the British cultural DNA over the last two thousand years.

Writer Julian Simpson won the Tinniswood Award for his Radio 4 play Fugue State.

Writer and Director: Julian Simpson
Sound Designer: David Thomas
Producer: Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Johnson is in danger when a sinkhole opens up beneath the city of London.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

Albion2018042620200519 (R4)

Johnson is in danger when a sinkhole opens up beneath the city of London.

Drama from BBC Radio 4