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Crooked House

When schoolteacher Ben unearths an old door knocker in the garden of his new home, the curator suggests it may come from the now-demolished house, reputed to be haunted. Ben prompts the curator to tell him stories about the house's past.

It's 1786, and Joseph Bloxham is a self-made man and something of a star in fashionable coffee-house society. Some though, like the sceptical Noakes, take a dim view of his shady business ethics. Bloxham has used his ill-gotten gains to buy the old Geap Manor, paying no heed to the warnings of Noakes and his friend Duncalfe, but when Bloxham starts to hear ghastly sounds in the newly-installed panelling of his drawing room it seems he might have more than just a mouse hiding in his wainscoting.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 18 Dec 2009 02:05

Credits

Role Contributor
CuratorMark Gatiss
BenLee Ingleby
Mrs GlanvilleBeth Goddard
BloxhamPhilip Jackson
DuncalfeAndy Nyman
NoakesJulian Rhind-Tutt
CoilJohn Arthur
LucyCal Jaggers
WriterMark Gatiss
ProducerPaul Frift
DirectorDamon Thomas