28 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.

    3.08 - The Coming

    3.08 - The Coming

    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.
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    • 49 min
    3.07 - Hostage to Fortune

    3.07 - Hostage to Fortune

    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.
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    • 49 min
    3.06 - Fatima

    3.06 - Fatima

    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.
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    • 49 min
    3.05 - Accidental Hero

    3.05 - Accidental Hero

    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.
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    • 49 min
    3.04 - Dark Enterprises

    3.04 - Dark Enterprises

    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.
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    • 49 min
    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

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