In the interview, Sid talks about his character, what goes into making a radio drama, and his own newfound appreciation for the medium.
I get to play Commander Wolf. Who is this amazing guy really. He’s a lot gruffer and smarter than I am. He walks with a swagger and he’s a tribal cavalry Hillman; a sort of Corsair of the desert.
Tumanbay is a wondrous, fabulous heart of a rich byzantine, hedonistic empire that is very close to being at its end, which is vulnerable to an insidious attack.
When I first looked at the script it evoked ideas of 15th century, byzantine Constantinople. Teeming rich City. The very centre of the world.