Mythos Episode 2: Glamis

‘Mythos’ returns to Radio 4 in April 2018 with two new adventures; GLAMIS and ALBION. For these new stories, 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 GLAMIS, Lairre and Parker accompany their boss Johnson (Tim McInnerny) to Glamis Castle in Scotland, where a secret door has been discovered. Said 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.

First Broadcast:

Wednesday 25th April 2018 at 14:15 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Writer: Julian Simpson
Cast: Nicola Walker (Lairre), Phoebe Fox (Parker), Tim McInnerny (Johnson), Ewan Bailey (Carlton/Sir Miles), Jana Carpenter (Libby), David Holt (Moorehead), Beverley Klein (Lady Viviane) & Becky Wright (Elaine)
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound engineer: David Thomas
Director: Julian Simpson
Producer: Karen Rose
Music: Aethur by Hildur Gudnadottir, Opaque by Hildur Gudnadottir, Elevation by Hildur Gudnadottir, Flugufrelsarinn by Kronos Quartet, The Queen’s Galliard by John Dowland & We (Too) Shall Rest by Olafur Arnalds

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