Robert Westall - The Wheatstone Pond
After a boating lake is drained, a clairvoyant antiques dealer becomes embroiled in a deadly occult mystery. Stars John Duttine. From March 2004.
Once an Edwardian boating haven, the Wheatstone Pond has acquired a dark and chilling atmosphere – with a vile odour hanging around its waters.
After a tragic suicide, the pond is drained and some rather unusual artefacts begin to emerge...
Robert Westall’s deadly occult mystery dramatised by Martyn Read
Starring John Duttine as Morgan, Teresa Gallagher as Hermione, John Webb as James, Ian Brooker as DI Crittenden, Christopher Scott as Mr Makepeace, Peter Meakin as Mossy, Lorna Laidlaw as Rose and Jack Halsey and Richard Ganjavi as the Children.
Directed at BBC Birmingham by Rosemary Watts.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.