Neverwhere is an adaptation of fantasy writer Neil Gaiman's BBC miniseries and subsequent novel. In urban fantasy Neverwhere, when Richard Mayhew encounters an injured girl named Door on the street one night, he decides to help her despite his fiancée's protests. Upon doing so he ceases to exist on Earth and becomes real only to the denizens of "London Below," whose inhabitants are generally invisible and non-existent to the people of "London Above." He loses his house, his job and nearly his mind as he travels London Below in an attempt to make sense out of it all, find a way back and help Door survive as she is hunted down by hired assassins.
Status: In Development
Runtime: 60 minutes
Neverwhere - Paterson Joseph - Netflix
Paterson Joseph (born 22 June 1964) is a British actor. He appeared in the Royal Shakespeare Company productions of King Lear and Love's Labour's Lost in 1990. On television he is known for his roles in Casualty (1997–98), as Alan Johnson in Channel 4 sitcom Peep Show (2003–2015), Green Wing (2004–06), Survivors (2008–10), Boy Meets Girl (2009), as DI Wes Layton in Law & Order: UK (2013–14), and as Connor Mason in Timeless (2016-). His film roles include The Beach (2000), Greenfingers, (2001) Æon Flux (2005) and The Other Man (2008). He is also known for his various performances of the Marquis de Carabas in adaptations of Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere.
Neverwhere - Theatre - Netflix
In 1991, Joseph won second prize in the Ian Charleson Awards, for his 1990 performances of Oswald in King Lear, Dumaine in Love's Labour's Lost, and the Marquis de Mota in The Last Days of Don Juan, all at the Royal Shakespeare Company. In 1992 he starred as Richard Henry in Blues for Mister Charlie by James Baldwin, directed by Greg Hersov at the Royal Exchange, Manchester. Joseph's theatre credits include the title role in Othello at the Royal Exchange, Manchester, as well as parts in Henry IV, King Lear, and Hamlet for a performance in New York City. In 2012 he played Brutus in a performance by the RSC of Julius Caesar set in Africa. In 2004 he undertook a project, filmed for Channel 4 in a documentary entitled My Shakespeare, to direct a version of Romeo & Juliet, using 20 young non-actors from the deprived Harlesden area of London. In 2006, he became a patron of OffWestEnd.com, a listings site for theatre outside the mainstream. Other stage appearances in 2006 and 2007 include the leads in The Royal Hunt of the Sun and The Emperor Jones at the Olivier Theatre, London. In 2015, Sancho: An Act of Remembrance, a solo play written and performed by Joseph and based on the life of Ignatius Sancho, was staged in Oxford and Birmingham, and toured in the US starting in October.