Tumanbay

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Annabells117
 Jun 9, 2020
Incredibly written fictional podcast- the closest thing you'll find to Game of Thrones in podcast format. The production value is top notch (I think its BBC- affiliated) & several famous writers & actors collaborate on the material

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Season 4 drops 9th October and then every Friday. A vast empire threatened by rebellion. A fiction podcast on an epic scale set in the most powerful city on earth... Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Can't get enough of the Tumanbay universe? The first Tumanbay novel, "The City of a Thousand Faces" by Walker Dryden, is now available.

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4.03 - Pronounced "A Killer"
2960
The artist Piero begins work on a great painting of Fatima, the self-styled “Mother of the Empire”. Meanwhile, his assistant Angel attempts to secure the promised payment for the commission and discovers all is not what it seems in Tumanbay. An assassin has arrived for another type of commission and takes up residence in the same lodging house as former spymaster Gregor who has returned to the city from exile. Meanwhile young Frog and his friend Dumpy attempt to break Matila out of jail. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 23, 2020
4.02 - Glass Souls
2931
The world's greatest artist Piero has arrived from across the seas with his assistant Angel. He has been commissioned by the Empire’s self-style “Queen Mother” Fatima (Kirsty Bushell), to create a great work glorifying her rule. But Tumanbay is no longer the gleaming city it was after a period of brutal occupation and tensions and suspicions abound. The blind Grand Master Amalric (Anton Lesser), leader of a fearsome religious order of knights, has his own plans for the city, plans that involve the religious figurehead, the Hafiz. But the Hafiz has gone missing. The only person who can find him is spymaster Gregor (Rufus Wright) who is languishing in the Palace of the Blind, a madhouse in the desert where unwanted officials and rulers are exiled. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 16, 2020
4.01 - Palace of the Blind
2972
Once the greatest city on earth, Tumanbay has fallen into the hands of two opposing warlords: the Grand Master Amalric (Anton Lesser), leader of a fearsome religious order of knights; and Fatima (Kirsty Bushell), ambitious wife of a provincial governor who exerts total control over the weakened young Sultana Manel (Aiysha Hart). Manel’s uncle, the spymaster Gregor (Rufus Wright) has been banished to a madhouse in the furthest deserts, after having claimed to have seen the Sultana’s murdered lover, Alkin. Gregor is convinced Alkin’s return from the dead heralds the end for Tumanbay and he must do everything in his power to get back to save it. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 09, 2020
Get Ready for Tumanbay Season 4
131
Season 4 coming soon to iHeartRadio Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 02, 2020
The City of a Thousand Faces - Trailer
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The wait is over. The first novel from the Tumanbay universe is here. "The City of a Thousand Faces" by Walker Dryden - a sweeping historical fantasy saga based on the hit podcast Tumanbay. Available on kindle, hardback and audiobook. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 03, 2020
3.08 - The Coming
2971
Matilla, having murdered her abusive husband, returns with Frog to her family home to try to rescue her brother and escape the city. Meanwhile the treacherous Cadali, now a captive of the priest-like Balarac, is brought back to Tumanbay in chains and offered as a gift to Fatima. As the city welcomes the Balarac in, a new uncomfortable alliance seems to be forming. Or is it a deadly game of deception? Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 01, 2020
3.07 - Hostage to Fortune
2955
After his failed bid for power, Cadali flees across the desert with his son Selim, while Fatima, set on revenge for her murdered son, sends spymaster Gregor to bring him back. Meanwhile, the prophet-boy Frog returns to the city and to Matilla, the girl he loves, believing he has changed her fate. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 24, 2020
3.06 - Fatima
2961
The return of General Qulan with an army from the provinces offers hope of stability to the city recovering from a recent coup. But with them has come Herod’s ambitious mother Fatima, a new player if the fight for power. Meanwhile the slave merchant, Bavand, has found his way back to Tumanbay. With debts to pay he turns to his one remaining “asset”, his daughter Matilla. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 17, 2020
3.05 - Accidental Hero
2967
General Qulan travels to the provinces to raise an army and encounters Fatima, a provincial governor’s wife with a score to settle. In Tumanbay, a coup is underway and Prince Herod has a chance to act to save his wife the Sultana Manel. Meanwhile, slave merchant Heaven, having been captured by the Balarac at sea, is recruited as assistant and reader to the blind Grand Master, a position that gives her access to ancient scrolls that appear to unlock profound secrets to the world. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 10, 2020
3.04 - Dark Enterprises
2952
Treachery lurks in the shadows in the form of Cadali, the recently returned vizier. Meanwhile, the prophet boy Frog is a stowaway on a Balarac ship, his mission to kill their leader the blind Grand Master who he believes is destined to harm the girl he loves. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 03, 2020
3.03 - The Blind Man
2954
Weakened by occupation, an offer of friendship and protection comes from the Balarac, a formidable group of priest warriors, led by the blind Grand Master Amalric. But protection comes at a price the city can ill-afford. Whilst General Qulan leaves to build an army, in the palace, Gregor the Sultana uncle and spy-master, finds himself in a desperate struggle for power and influence. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 27, 2020
3.02 - Two Moons
2946
As Tumanbay prepares for a royal wedding, the return of a certain prominent palace official offers hope of new alliances. Whilst the kite flyers of Tumanbay risk their lives for new adventure, Heaven whose father was executed during the occupation, attempts to rebuild the family slave business and goes on a voyage to distant shores to purchase slaves, accompanied by one of her father’s business associates, the self-serving Bavand. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 20, 2020
3.01 - Tree of Sorrows
3089
Tumanbay is recovering from a brutal occupation by the followers of Maya. Manel, daughter of the Empire’s  greatest general, now sits on the throne. Her chief advisor and lover is the mysterious traveller Alkin. The city has been plundered of much of its wealth, and desperate for allies, a marriage has been arranged between Manel and Herod, the feckless son of a powerful provincial governor. Gregor, Manel’s uncle and Master of the elite Palace Guard, is convinced that Maya and her followers are still a threat to the Empire. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 20, 2020
Get Ready for Tumanbay Season 3
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Season 3 coming soon to iHeartRadio. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 13, 2020
2.08 - We Are Three
2957
The blood-soaked finale to season two. The rebel army, under General Qulan, prepares to march on the city where Gregor, struggling to decide where his loyalties lie, comes face to face with his past. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
2.07 - Take My Hand
2963
Manel goes to the swamps in search of her father, General Qulan, who had been sent there as a prisoner to work on the great dam. Back in Tumanbay, there’s someone new in charge and the young Sultan Madu comes out of hiding for a secret rendezvous with a long-lost lover. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
2.06 - Holy Father
2951
Following a series of murders, the Inquisitor Barakat’s hold over Tumanbay is complete. Rebel fighter Manel seeks refuge with co-conspirator Doctor Dorin. But can Dorin be trusted and what is “the great project” he is working on with Barakat? Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
2.05 - Kiss My Fingers
2954
How to deal with the threat of plague brings the Inquisitor Barakat into conflict with the ailing regent Effendi Red. Meanwhile, Manel must prove her commitment to the rebel cause by undertaking a dangerous mission - one that will bring her face to face with a deadly secret at the heart of this fanatical regime. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
2.04 - Healing the Sick
2941
As slave trader Ibn, accused of hoarding heretical text, seeks justice from the new regime’s religious courts, news arrives of a devastating plague in the swamps outside the city. Undeterred, the all-powerful Inquisitor, Barakat, continues his mission to cleanse the city of heretics and he chooses Gregor to assist. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker.Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
2.03 - Rats
3055
Gregor’s niece, Manel, is sent by her rebel comrades into the desert on a mission to assassinate a doctor believed to be collaborating with Tumanbay’s brutal new rulers. Meanwhile, Madu, the hostage Sultan to the regime, becomes increasingly reckless in his quest to satisfy his drug habit. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
2.02 - The Kill
2932
Under the brutal rule of the fanatical followers of Maya, the once beautiful and wealthy city of Tumanbay is being laid to waste. Whilst Gregor attempts to survive by collaborating, his niece Manel is drawn to the rebel cause. But treachery lurks at every corner and both are playing a deadly game. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
2.01 - The Last Boat
3024
Tumanbay has been conquered by a brutal religious regime, the followers of Maya. As refugees scramble to escape the city, Gregor, previously the Sultan’s spymaster, has sworn an oath to the new rulers and struggles to survive and even prosper as the regime sets about dismantling the city of everything of value. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
1.10 - Sword of Faith
2953
The final chapter in season one of this epic saga of revenge, betrayal and deception. As the people of Tumanbay await news of the Sultan’s great victory, the brilliant and ruthless spymaster, Gregor discovers he has been deceived. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
1.09 - The Jaws of Victory
2952
A trade delegation from across the ocean, brings to Tumanbay the very latest in war machinery. Convinced of victory by the prophesies of a child, the Sultan prepares to march out and destroy the rebellious provincial leader, Maya. His nephew Madu has only one desire – to escape the city with his lover Daniel. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
1.08 - The Purge
2951
Increasingly insecure and fearful for his life, Sultan al-Ghuri begins a purge of the palace. Slave trader Ibn Bai is reunited with the daughter he thought he had lost. And her slave companion finally comes face to face with the man who stole his kingdom. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
1.07 - A Tale of Two Cities
2951
Whilst the Sultan dreams of victory against the mysterious Maya and her followers, Gregor is in pursuit of missing slave-girl Sarah and must venture into the catacombs beneath the city, haven to those who wish to escape the brutality of the city above. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
1.06 - In The Beginning
2958
There has been a murder in the palace. Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster, attempts to unlock the secret to the missing reliquary and discover why it is worth killing for. In the desert, Heaven and her slave companion are held captive by a nomadic tribe. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
1.05 - Strangle Hold
2956
While General Qulan gathers the provincial armies to fight rebel "queen" Maya, Gregor is under increasing pressure to find the spies within the city. But his investigations keep leading him back to Shajar the Sultan's chief wife and a precious reliquary she has secreted away. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
1.04 - Hidden Knowledge
2955
Shajar, the Sultan’s chief wife, has taken something of value from the Hafiz, a drunk, self-pitying religious figure-head. Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster, is determined to find out what it is and what mischief she is planning. Marching with the army out to the provinces, reluctant soldier Madu, finds solace in an unlikely companion. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
1.03 - Coming of Age
2959
Adrift at sea in a small boat and hostage to an escaped slave, daughter of slave merchant Ibn Bai, must grow up quickly to survive. So too must Madu, pampered nephew of the Sultan, who has been forced to swap palace life for hardships in the army. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
1.02 - Ship of the Dead
2963
As Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster, roots out the spies within, another threat making its way by sea. Slave merchant, Ibn Bai, awaits the arrival of his family, but sickness has broken out on the ship carrying them. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
1.01 - A Head Start
2965
Rebellion in a distant province... Rumors of a mysterious force devouring the empire from within... Gregor, the Sultan’s spymaster, has the task of rooting out this insurgence and crushing it. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 31, 2020
Get Ready for Tumanbay seasons 1 & 2
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Tumanbay seasons 1 & 2 coming soon to iHeartRadio. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 24, 2020
Get Ready for Tumanbay Seasons 1 & 2
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Tumanbay seasons 1 & 2 coming soon to iHeartRadio. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 24, 2020