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Season 4 drops 9th October and then every Friday. A vast empire threatened by rebellion. A fiction podcast on an epic scale set in the most powerful city on earth... Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Can't get enough of the Tumanbay universe? The first Tumanbay novel, "The City of a Thousand Faces" by Walker Dryden, is now available.

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The wait is over. The first novel from the Tumanbay universe is here. "The City of a Thousand Faces" by Walker Dryden - a sweeping historical fantasy saga based on the hit podcast Tumanbay. Available on kindle, hardback and audiobook. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The artist Piero begins work on a great painting of Fatima, the self-styled “Mother of the Empire”. Meanwhile, his assistant Angel attempts to secure the promised payment for the commission and discovers all is not what it seems in Tumanbay. An assassin has arrived for another type of commission and takes up residence in the same lodging house as former spymaster Gregor who has returned to the city from exile. Meanwhile young Frog and his friend Dumpy attempt to break Matila out of jail. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit www.tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Tumanbay seasons 1 & 2 coming soon to iHeartRadio. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
1.01 - A Head Start

1.01 - A Head Start

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Rebellion in a distant province... Rumors of a mysterious force devouring the empire from within... Gregor, the Sultan’s spymaster, has the task of rooting out this insurgence and crushing it. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
1.02 - Ship of the Dead

1.02 - Ship of the Dead

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As Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster, roots out the spies within, another threat making its way by sea. Slave merchant, Ibn Bai, awaits the arrival of his family, but sickness has broken out on the ship carrying them. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
1.03 - Coming of Age

1.03 - Coming of Age

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Adrift at sea in a small boat and hostage to an escaped slave, daughter of slave merchant Ibn Bai, must grow up quickly to survive. So too must Madu, pampered nephew of the Sultan, who has been forced to swap palace life for hardships in the army. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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 out to the provinces, reluctant soldier Madu, finds solace in an unlikely companion. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
1.05 - Strangle Hold

1.05 - Strangle Hold

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While General Qulan gathers the provincial armies to fight rebel "queen" Maya, Gregor is under increasing pressure to find the spies within the city. But his investigations keep leading him back to Shajar the Sultan's chief wife and a precious reliquary she has secreted away. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
1.06 - In The Beginning

1.06 - In The Beginning

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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. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
1.08 - The Purge

1.08 - The Purge

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Increasingly insecure and fearful for his life, Sultan al-Ghuri begins a purge of the palace. Slave trader Ibn Bai 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. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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 only one desire – to escape the city with his lover Daniel. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
1.10 - Sword of Faith

1.10 - Sword of Faith

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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. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
2.01 - The Last Boat

2.01 - The Last Boat

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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 regime sets about dismantling the city of everything of value. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
2.02 - The Kill

2.02 - The Kill

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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 every corner and both are playing a deadly game. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
2.03 - Rats

2.03 - Rats

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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 in his quest to satisfy his drug habit. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
As slave trader Ibn, accused of hoarding heretical text, seeks justice from the new regime’s religious courts, news arrives of a devastating plague in the swamps outside the city. Undeterred, the all-powerful Inquisitor, Barakat, continues his mission to cleanse the city of heretics and he chooses Gregor to assist. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
2.05 - Kiss My Fingers

2.05 - Kiss My Fingers

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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 face with a deadly secret at the heart of this fanatical regime. Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
2.06 - Holy Father

2.06 - Holy Father

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Following a series of murders, the Inquisitor Barakat’s hold over Tumanbay is complete. Rebel fighter Manel seeks refuge with co-conspirator Doctor Dorin. But can Dorin be trusted and what is “the great project” he is working on with Barakat? Tumanbay is created by John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker. Visit tumanbay.com to see full credits and download scripts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
2.07 - Take My Hand

2.07 - Take My Hand

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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. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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Comments (39)

junilm

tumanbay is a really good show, hope you guys catch that as well. can't wait for the new season.

Aug 14th
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Earth Man

I am so tired of the whiney advertisements for black businesses during covid. All businesses are affected. I am done with this podcast.

Aug 9th
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Jess Hart

Quite the cliffhanger.

Jul 24th
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Levi Lien

why can't I listen to it?

Jun 7th
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Kc Sybrant

can't download

Jun 3rd
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Lucy Dean Moore

Baffled as to why this is being advertised on the main page but you can't listen to the first episodes? 🤣

May 7th
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Donnie Darko

Will there be a series 4?

May 2nd
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Larry Hansen

These episodes still don't play. What's the point of posting them? Is there actually anyone responsible for the functionality of content on this site?

Apr 23rd
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KayLovezHorror

would have liked to listen but none of the episodes are working.

Apr 6th
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Sya Oberhausen

Propaganda

Mar 26th
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tonya holmes

Forgot about this podcast, looked it up months ago & still can't get it to play. :(

Feb 17th
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Al Stew

I cant listen to any episodes, apart from the last available???? helppp @castboxhelp

Feb 11th
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Diandra C

episodes not working???

Apr 21st
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Nate Norris

Can’t listen to this anymore... on multiple devices and on different apps... did they take it down?

Mar 19th
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justlive4themoment

Can someone recommend something similar to tumanbay??

Mar 2nd
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Diandra C

excellent! one of my favorites i love this style podcast its like a book 👍

Mar 1st
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justlive4themoment

Amazing!

Feb 26th
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Smeetles

season 3 has started on the bbc radio player but not yet available as a podcast. i have requested this from them but it would be great if it was made available here

Feb 13th
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mostafa El Sheemy

amazing story .. love the details and the effects.. it felt like I'm there.. just few times I got lost between actors voices .. the end was good not so cheerful but still looks real ..

Feb 7th
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Santiago Tolosa

go to the Panoply website. There is the full series completed to hear

Dec 10th
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