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Here's a festive gift we can open a wee bit early: BBC Radio 4 has confirmed that its six-part Good Omens adaptation will start on Monday the 22nd of December at 11pm, running throughout the Christmas week and culminating with an hour-long episode on Saturday the 27th of December (presumably just after tea).
Geek radio drama doyen Dirk Maggs (The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, Neverwhere) has adapted Gaiman and Pratchett's 1990 comic apocalypse novel for the airwaves. Maggs and producer Heather Larmour have amassed an impressive cast for the series, led by Mark Heap and Peter Serafinowicz as angel Aziraphale and demon Crowley respectively. Those two are joined by Colin Morgan, Josie Lawrence, Paterson Joseph, Clive Russell, Phil Davis, Louise Brealey and more. Think of it as a geek Christmas selection box, »
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Here's some news to put a spring in any fantasy fan's step: following the success of 2013's splendid Neverwhere dramatisation, BBC Radio 4 is working its magic on another UK modern classic, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's 1990 novel Good Omens.
Due to air in six parts over a single week in December 2014, Good Omens comes from the creative team behind Neverwhere, with The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy's Dirk Maggs adapting and directing, assisted by producer Heather Larmour and of course, Neil Gaiman.
It's the first time the co-authored novel, which tells a raucous story of ancient prophecies, impending armageddon, and sushi, has been adapted for radio, with progress on a much-anticipated film version with Terry Gilliam appearing to have stalled for the foreseeable. The story of Good Omen's collaborative »
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