The Closest Thing To Hellblazer Or Fables On The Radio – Pilgrim

The Closest Thing To Hellblazer Or Fables On The Radio – PilgrimBBC Radio 4 are repeating their drama series Pilgrim, four parts, every Monday afternoon for the next month.The closet thing you'll get to a Vertigo comic on the radio, somewhere between Hellblazer and Fables.

And the first episode is available to listen to, free, worldwide, for the next seven days. So sit, back, tune in, and enjoy.

Paul Hilton stars as the reluctant and unthanked hero protecting mankind from an enemy they resist believing in.

Pilgrim is summoned to help retrieve an egg stolen from the Lady Ursula – a huge, powerful dragon. The egg has been stolen by the outlaw Faerie, Puck, who has holed up in a house in a small town on the outskirts of Birmingham. Puck has recruited a bunch of feral 'estate lads' to his army. Indeed, he has bewitched the whole town. Pilgrim must retrieve the egg before Ursula can exact a terrible retribution.

Pilgrim ….. Paul Hilton
Mervyn/Puck ….. Jamie Foreman
Vic ….. Paul Rider
Ursula ….. Noma Dumezweni
Veronica ….. Janice Acquah
Wayne ….. Lloyd Thomas
MT ….. Inam Mirza
Grevis ….. Chris Pavlo
Landers ….. Stephen Critchlow
Girl ….. Agnes Bateman

Directed by Marc Beeby.

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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