A story of slaves, spies, armies, betrayals, assassinations, deserts and plagues set in set in a civilisation that might be from the distant past or the unknowable future. Each season is a continuous unfolding story.
Introducing The Walk, a new immersive fiction podcast from Panoply, created by award-winning author Naomi Alderman
Coming Soon - a new immersive fiction podcast
The Walk - a new immersive fiction podcast from Panoply, created by award-winning author Naomi Alderman. Subscribe in itunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-walk/id1334736440?mt=2
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2.08 - We Are Three
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.
2.07 - Take My Hand
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, the young sultan Madu comes out of hiding for a secret rendezvous with a long-lost lover.
2.06 - Holy Father
2.05 - Kiss My Fingers
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.
2.04 - Healing the Sick
Accused of hoarding heretical text, Ibn the slave trader must face trial by the regime’s religious courts. Despite news of a threat of plague, the Inquisitor Barakat, continues his mission to cleanse the city of heretics. He chooses Gregor to assist him.
2.03 - Rats
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 the new regime.
2.02 - The Kill
Whilst Gregor attempts to survive by collaborating with the new regime, his niece Manel is drawn to the rebel cause. But treachery lurks at every corner and both are playing a deadly game.
2.01 - The Last Boat
Tumanbay has been conquered by a brutal religious regime. As refugees scramble to escape the city, Gregor, previously the Sultan’s spymaster, has sworn an oath to the new rulers.
Coming Soon - Season 2
1.10 - Sword of Faith
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.
1.09 - The Jaws of Victory
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.
1.08 - The Purge
Increasingly insecure and fearful for his life, the Sultan begins a purge of the palace. Slave trader Ibn 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.
1.07 - A Tale of Two Cities
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.
1.06 - In The Beginning
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.
1.05 - Strangle Hold
General Qulan arrives in the provinces to gather the armies of empire and defeat the rebel forces led by the mysterious self-proclaimed "queen" Maya.
1.04 - Hidden Knowledge
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.
1.03 - Coming of Age
Adrift at sea in a small boat and hostage to an escaped slave, pampered daughter of slave merchant Ibn, must grow up quickly to survive. So too must Madu, the spoilt nephew of the Sultan, who has been forced to swap palace life for hardships in the army.
1.02 - Ship of the Dead
With rebellion in a far-off province, Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster, has been given the task of rooting out the spies within.. But there is another threat making its way by sea.
1.01 - A Head Start
Tumanbay is threatened by rebellion in a far-off province and a mysterious force devouring the empire from within. Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster, is charged with the task of rooting out this insurgence and crushing it.