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The Turn of the Screw

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.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 20 May 2012 22:00


Role Contributor
AnnMichelle Dockery
Sarah GroseSue Johnston
Dr FisherDan Stevens
CarlaNicola Walker
FloraEva Sayer
MilesJosef Lindsay
MasterMark Umbers
ProfessorCorin Redgrave
BainesWendy Albiston
DianeSarah Buckland
Peter QuintEdward MacLiam
Emily JesselKatie Lightfoot
Abused MaidNellie Burroughes
Ann's FatherPeter Bygott
Young AnnHonor Cargill-Martin
Police InspectorCameron Stewart
ProducerColin Wratten
WriterSandy Welch
AuthorHenry James

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