Benedict_Cumberbatch_and_the_cast_of_Neverwhere___first_photo_and_air_date_revealedNeverwhere is a 2013 BBC Radio 4/4 Extra adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel Neverwhere in which Benedict Cumberbatch stars as the Angel Islington.

Neverwhere is a tale about Richard Mayhew whose life is turned upside down when he stops to help an injured girl Door. After helping Door Richard ceases to exist in his world and he is drawn reluctantly into the mysterious and very dangerous world of London Below. Helped and hindered by the charismatic Marquis de Carabas, assisted by bodyguard Hunter and hounded by the terrifying Mr Croup and Mr Vandemar Richard must help Door to find out what happened to her family in the hopes that one day he can go home.

Neverwhere stars James McAvoy (X-Men- First Class) as Richard Mayhew and Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones) as Door. Benedict Cumberbatch plays the Angel Islington alongside David Harewood (Homeland) as the Marquis de Carabas, Sophie Okonedo as Hunter, Christopher Lee as the Earl of Earls Court, Bernard Cribbens as Old Bailey, and Anthony Head as Mr Croup.