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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Gary Bakewell ...
 Richard Mayhew (6 episodes, 1996)
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 Door (6 episodes, 1996)
Hywel Bennett ...
 Mr. Croup (6 episodes, 1996)
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 Mr. Vandemaar (6 episodes, 1996)
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 Marquis De Carabas (6 episodes, 1996)
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 Islington (5 episodes, 1996)
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 Hunter (5 episodes, 1996)
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 Old Bailey (5 episodes, 1996)
Elizabeth Marmur ...
 Jessica (4 episodes, 1996)
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 Lamia (3 episodes, 1996)
Damien Lyne ...
 Gary (3 episodes, 1996)
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 The Earl (2 episodes, 1996)
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 The Abbott (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Iliaster (2 episodes, 1996)
Sean O'Callaghan ...
 Lord Rat-Speaker / ... (2 episodes, 1996)
Timothy Bateson ...
 Halvard (2 episodes, 1996)
Geraldine McNulty ...
 Sylvia (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Anasthesia (2 episodes, 1996)
Arthur Whybrow ...
 Tooley (2 episodes, 1996)
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Richard Mayhew leads an ordinary life in London when one day a girl named Door falls, injured, across his path. The next thing he knows, his life is gone and he's pulled into the fantastical world of London Below. Pursued by the murderous Messrs. Croup and Vandemar, Door and Richard with the help of Hunter and the Marquis de Carabas, attempt to find the Angel Islington, who knows the secret behind the murder of Door's family, and possibly a way for Richard to go home. Written by Kathy Li

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Trivia

Neil Gaiman toyed around with the idea of doing a sequel. But he and the BBC could never agree on how much money to spend so the idea was dropped. Gaiman, however has not discounted the possibility of writing a book sequel to Neverwhere (1996). See more »

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Door: The Marquis de Carabas is a little bit dodgy in the same way that rats are a little bit covered in fur.
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The opening credits are full of surreal, distorted images from London Below. And each episode opens with a different character narrating the events of the previous episode. The end credits uses surreal imagery as a backdrop. See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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An Excellent Series!!
15 June 2000 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This series will both surprise and delight you...the quality isn't the greatest, like that of a British soap opera, but you'll be hooked after the first 10 minutes. The writing is great, the characters are wonderfully written, each one with it's own personality, back round, life - you tend to feel you know them by the end, and an emotional connection is unavoidable. Perfect acting by ALL involved. Highly recommended.


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