Good Omens to be made into BBC radio drama
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Published in 1990, Good Omens tells the story of the impending, and the efforts of one angel and one demon to save the world.
Neil Gaiman has previously had one of his books,, adapted for radio. The director of that adaptation, , is also working on Good Omens.
Terry Pratchett is well known for hisnovels, of which the first one, , was published in 1983.
Recording for what would be the first ever dramatisation of the cult-classic began on Friday, with broadcast dates unconfirmed but said to be in December. The show is expected to broadcast over five days throughout the week and an hour-long finale on the Saturday.
and have been cast in the lead roles, with other actors on the cast list including , and . Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett are also expected to make appearances.
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