Längd per avsnitt: 60 min min
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. (TheTVDB)
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Titus - a son and heir for the 76th Earl of Groan - is born. In the castles kitchens, a new kitchen boy, Steerpike, rebels against the cook, Swelter, and runs away. He invades the bedroom of Lord Groans daughter, Lady Fuchsia, who finds herself strangely attracted to him and takes him on a visit to...
Steerpike rescues the Groan family from the burning library and is the hero of the hour. Sepulchrave Groan goes mad with grief over the loss of his library. Believing he is an owl, he releases the owls in the Tower, and they attack and kill him. Titus becomes Earl of Groan.
Flay annoys Lady Groan...
Steerpike becomes the deputy of Barquentine, master of the castles rituals. He imprisons Clarice and Cora, faking their deaths, kills Nannie Slagg, and continues to pay court to Fuchsia.
Titus begins his education at the castles dusty school, and Prunesquallors unmarried sister, Irma, falls in...
The elderly Barquentine clings onto his office. Frustrated, Steerpike kills him by fire, but he is left with his own face badly burnt. However, he takes over running the castle and continues to woo Fuchsia.
Flay returns from exile and joins forces with Titus against Steerpike. They find him with...