23 episodes

A vast empire threatened by rebellion. A fiction podcast on an epic scale set in the most powerful city on earth... US premiere of Season Three - 20th March 2020. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts.

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A vast empire threatened by rebellion. A fiction podcast on an epic scale set in the most powerful city on earth... US premiere of Season Three - 20th March 2020. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts.

    3.03 - The Blind Man

    3.03 - The Blind Man

    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.
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    • 49 min
    3.02 - Two Moons

    3.02 - Two Moons

    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.
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    • 49 min
    3.01 - Tree of Sorrows

    3.01 - Tree of Sorrows

    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.
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    • 51 min
    Get Ready for Tumanbay Season 3

    Get Ready for Tumanbay Season 3

    Season 3 coming soon to iHeartRadio.
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    • 1 min
    2.08 - We Are Three

    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. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts.
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    • 49 min
    2.07 - Take My Hand

    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, 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.
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    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

jillmcq ,

Entertaining and light

Great escapist listening for Covid 19 social distancing. Patriarchal structure and tropes were a little grating, but light listening entertainment overall and good distraction from the pandemic.

Kevmaggie ,

Tumanbay

This was one of the most engaging story/podcasts I have listened to. Amazing, well thought out characters in fascinating situations.
I just wish there was more

pod_thoughts ,

Recommended

High quality audio, engaging story.

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