First cast for Bafflegab’s Hellbound Heart announced

I’m REALLY excited for this. Barker’s The Hellbound Heart remains among my favorite works of fiction, ever, and hearing it performed will be pretty damn cool. Pun, as always, intended.

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Bafflegab have announced that Alice Lowe, Tom Meeten and Neve McIntosh will be starring in their new audio based on Clive Barker’s The Hellbound Heart.

Lowe (Prevenge, Sightseers) will play Kirsty with Meeten (The Ghoul) as Frank/Rory, and McIntosh (Doctor Who) as Julia. The play also features a cameo by Nicholas Vince, aka the Chatterer in Hellraiser.

Producer Simon Barnard told Sci-Fi Bulletin: “The Hellbound Heart gives us a very different Kirsty to the one in the film – she’s needy, dreamy, a tad stalkerish. We’d worked with Alice a few months ago on Blood on Satan’s Claw and thought she’d be perfect for it (I should add that in real life she’s none of those things!). Tom Meeten was our top choice to play both Rory and his evil brother, Frank – he can do both comedy and, as anyone who’s seen his performance in The Ghoul can attest…

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