My Name Is Red

Ayeesha Menon's dramatisation of Orhan Pamuk's murder mystery set in Istanbul in 1590.

The Sultan brings together the most acclaimed artists in his kingdom to create a secret book of miniatures celebrating the glories of his realm.

But when two of the miniaturists are murdered, panic erupts.

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Ayeesha Menon's dramatisation of Orhan Pamuk's murder mystery set in Istanbul in 1590.

The Sultan brings together the most acclaimed artists in his kingdom to create a secret book of miniatures celebrating the glories of his realm.

But when two of the miniaturists are murdered, panic erupts.Black, an artist-turned-diplomat, is called back to Istanbul after a 12-year absence to find the killer.

The only clue lies in the half-finished illuminations themselves.

Black....Baris Pirhasan

Enishte....Korhan Abay

Shekure....Ece Dizdar

Esther....Demet Tuncer

Butterfly....Murat Yatman

Olive....Yigit Ozsener

Stork....Konuralp Sunal

Hasan....Baris Cakmak

Osman....Eris Akman

Tresurer....Umut Demirdelen

Elegant....Aziz Mullaaziz

Narrators....Ozlem Turhal, Mehmet Ergen, Engin Cezar

Other parts played by Sinan Onukar, Ben Hopkins, Duygu Yeral, Engin Cezar and Ismail Hakki Eren.

Directed by John Dryden

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With the city now in the grip of religious fundamentalists and the Sultan's court a warren of rumour and paranoia, Black finds himself a suspect in the murders.

Black....Baris Pirhasan

Enishte....Korhan Abay

Shekure....Ece Dizdar

Esther....Demet Tuncer

Butterfly....Murat Yatman

Olive....Yigit Ozsener

Stork....Konuralp Sunal

Hasan....Baris Cakmak

Osman....Eris Akman

Tresurer....Umut Demirdelen

Elegant....Aziz Mullaaziz

Narrators....Ozlem Turhal, Mehmet Ergen, Engin Cezar

Other parts played by Sinan Onukar, Ben Hopkins, Duygu Yeral, Engin Cezar and Ismail Hakki Eren.

Directed by John Dryden.

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