Three-part serialisation, dramatised by Bert Coules Music Chris Monks Director Kate Rowland.
Written in the mood of Angel Pavement, this imaginative novel is set in the years immediately before the First World War. In turns funny, sad, nostalgic, it is the story of young Richard Herncastle who travels the now vanished Music Halls (the 'Lost Empires') with his uncle, an illusionist. The core of the story is the young man's emotional awakening.
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