Mr Pye

mr pye In 1986, the UK's Channel 4 broadcast a production of Mervyn Peake's short novel Mr Pye, starring Derek Jacobi. The novel is set on the island of Sark, where Mr Pye goes to encourage the islanders to find God. During his time in Sark, however, Mr Pye is struck by a strange affliction, first developing angel wings on his back, then a devil's horns upon his head.

The full four-part series of Mr Pye can be viewed on the 4od website, by clicking on the image below.

 

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