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At the Castle of Gormenghast, the Groan family has ruled with dusty ceremony for more than seventy generations. A clever and ambitious new kitchen boy, Steerpike, begins to insinuate himself into the affections of Lady Fuchsia Groan and to murder his way to power.

Series Cast

  1. Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers


    4 Episodes

  2. Celia Imrie

    Celia Imrie

    Lady Gertrude

    4 Episodes

  3. Ian Richardson

    Ian Richardson

    Lord Groan

    4 Episodes

  4. Neve McIntosh

    Neve McIntosh

    Lady Fuchsia

    4 Episodes

  5. Christopher Lee

    Christopher Lee


    4 Episodes

  6. Richard Griffiths

    Richard Griffiths


    4 Episodes

  7. Lynsey Baxter

    Lynsey Baxter

    4 Episodes

  8. Spike Milligan

    Spike Milligan


    4 Episodes

  9. June Brown

    June Brown

    Nannie Slagg

    4 Episodes

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Full Cast & Crew

Last Season


2000 | 4 Episodes

Season 1 of Gormenghast premiered on January 17, 2000.

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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