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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.
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2.06 - Holy Father

50:59 | Oct 31st, 2017

Following a series of highly-placed murders, the Inquisitor Barakat’s hold over Tumanbay is appears to be complete. Rebel fighter Manel seeks refuge with a co-conspirator, Doctor Dorin. But can Dorin be trusted and what are the secret experiments he ...Show More
2.05 - Kiss My Fingers

51:02 | Oct 26th, 2017

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 f...Show More
2.04 - Healing the Sick

50:46 | Oct 24th, 2017

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...Show More
2.03 - Rats

52:44 | Oct 19th, 2017

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...Show More
2.02 - The Kill

50:39 | Oct 17th, 2017

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 ...Show More
2.01 - The Last Boat

50:32 | Oct 12th, 2017

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 ...Show More
1.10 - Sword of Faith

52:44 | Oct 10th, 2017

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

51:11 | Oct 5th, 2017

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...Show More
1.08 - The Purge

51:04 | Oct 3rd, 2017

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

51:07 | Sep 28th, 2017

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 abov...Show More
1.06 - In The Beginning

51:08 | Sep 26th, 2017

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

51:05 | Sep 21st, 2017

Whilst General Qulan gathers the armies of the empire to help defeat the rebels forces led by the mysterious, self-proclaimed "queen" Maya, Gregor is under increasing pressure to find the spies within the city. But his investigations keep leading him...Show More
1.04 - Hidden Knowledge

50:59 | Sep 19th, 2017

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 ...Show More
1.03 - Coming of Age

51:09 | Sep 12th, 2017

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 a...Show More
1.02 - Ship of the Dead

50:59 | Sep 12th, 2017

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. As slave merchant, Ibn awaits the arrival of his family, sickness has br...Show More
1.01 - A Head Start

49:38 | Sep 12th, 2017

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.
Introducing - The Walk

21:26 | Jan 18th, 2018

Introducing The Walk, a new immersive fiction podcast from Panoply, created by award-winning author Naomi Alderman
Coming Soon - a new immersive fiction podcast

02:15 | Jan 12th, 2018

The Walk - a new immersive fiction podcast from Panoply, created by award-winning author Naomi Alderman. Releases 18 January. Subscribe in itunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-walk/id1334736440?mt=2
Panoply Fall 2017 Trailer

03:33 | Nov 20th, 2017

We’re thrilled to present Panoply’s Fall 2017 lineup of shows. They include the satirical self-improvement show “Dexter Guff is Smarter Than You (And You Can Be Too),” the creepy paranormal series “Haunted,” “Family Ghosts,” in which people play dete...Show More
2.08 - We Are Three

51:05 | Nov 7th, 2017

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

51:15 | Nov 2nd, 2017

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.
Coming Soon - Season 2

01:52 | Oct 11th, 2017

Tumanbay has been conquered by the followers of a mysterious and brutal religious order. As refugees scramble to escape by any means they can, Gregor, the dead Sultan’s spymaster, has sworn an oath of allegiance to the empire’s new rulers.  Betrayal ...Show More
Coming Soon

02:30 | Sep 1st, 2017

Introducing TUMANBAY an epic, fast-paced historical thriller from Panoply and the BBC.