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Sophie Okonedo and David Harewood's will likely be the more recognizable names of the announced cast for the upcoming BBC Radio 4/Radio 4 Extra adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Lenny Henry's popular BBC sci-fi mini-series Neverwhere. In addition to lead actor James McAvoy, Okonedo and Harewood will be joined by fellow heavy-hitters Benedict Cumberbatch, George Harris, Don Gilet, and Abdul Salis. Neverwhere's story revolves around Londoner Richard Mayhew, whose life as he knows it ends swiftly -- and somewhat unexpectedly -- when he tries to help a hapless stranger and immediately ceases to exist in the mortal world, joining the citizens of London Below. Co-creator »

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