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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Drama studying the interactions between the living and the dead.

A young governess, Ann, is sent to a country house to take care of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Soon after her arrival, Miles is expelled from boarding school. Although charmed by her young charge, she secretly fears there are ominous reasons behind his expulsion.

With Miles back at home, the governess starts noticing ethereal figures roaming the estate's grounds. Desperate to learn more about these sinister sightings she discovers that the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of her predecessor hold grim implications for herself.

As she becomes increasingly fearful that malevolent forces are stalking the children the governess is determined to save them, risking herself and her sanity in the process.

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

Last on

Sun 20 May 2012 22:00 BBC HD


Michelle Dockery
Sarah Grose
Sue Johnston
Dr Fisher
Dan Stevens
Nicola Walker
Eva Sayer
Josef Lindsay
Mark Umbers
Corin Redgrave
Wendy Albiston
Sarah Buckland
Peter Quint
Edward MacLiam
Emily Jessel
Katie Lightfoot
Abused Maid
Nellie Burroughes
Ann's Father
Peter Bygott
Young Ann
Honor Cargill-Martin
Police Inspector
Cameron Stewart
Colin Wratten
Sandy Welch
Henry James


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