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Trivia: Never Where
  • Creator Cameo: In the radio version Neil Gaiman plays Mr Figgis, the security guard at Richard's work, and would-be bodyguard The Fop With No Name.
    • In the TV show, Neil Gaiman also appears at the start of in the intro credits, running under an arch.
  • Development Hell: The Film of the Book, which may yet grace the silver screen.
    • Gaiman's own follow up works - The Seven Sisters and "How the Marquis Got His Coat Back" - haven't materialized yet.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: The TV series.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: The radio play adapted and directed by Dirk Maggs takes this to a whole new level.
    • Charles Xavier is Richard Mayhew. And he's engaged to Bel Rowley!
    • Margaery Tyrell is the Lady Door.
    • David Estes is the Marquis de Carabas.
    • Rupert Giles is Mr. Croup.
    • Mercer is Mr. Vandemar.
    • Liz 10 is Hunter.
    • Wilfred Mott is Old Bailey.
    • Sherlock Holmes is the Angel Islington. (Makes his comment of being on "the side of the angels" a bit ironic, don't you think?)
      • Actually, he comes over a lot more like Smaug.
    • Funnily enough, one could actually assemble the cast for a Sherlock Holmes movie off of Neverwhere.
      • Benedict Cumberbatch was Sherlock on Sherlock.
      • Sir Christopher Lee played Mycroft Holmes in The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Henry Baskerville in Peter Cushing's The Hound of the Baskervilles and Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace.
      • Natalie Dormer was Irene Adler AKA Jamie Moriarty in Elementary.
      • In the book, James McAvoy's character got a Shout-Out to Arthur Dent, who in the movie was played by Martin Freeman, Sherlock's John Watson. Benedict has also said he would have liked for James to play Watson, and both McAvoy and Watson are of Scottish origins.
    • Kingsley Shacklebolt is Abbot.
    • Manuel is Tooley.
    • Saruman is the Earl of Earl's Court.

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