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The Haunting of MR James (Omnibus)

Five stories by a master of the ghost story, MR James - The Mezzotint, Casting the Runes, The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral, A Warning to the Curious, and Rats.

Omnibus of five stories by the master of the ghost story, MR James – starring Mark Gatiss as MR James:

** The Mezzotint:
The new engraving Dr Williams orders for the university collection reveals a disturbing story. With Patrick Brennan and Tony Turner.

** Casting the Runes:
Edward Dunning, medieval expert, pursues the instigator of a curse passed on by a curiously inscribed slip of paper. With John Bowler and Ewan Bailey.

** The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral:
A tale of likely murder, mysterious cats and ecclesiastical carvings. With Sean Baker and Carolyn Pickles.

** Warning to the Curious:
The unearthing of an Anglo Saxon crown in the dunes unleashes supernatural forces for unfortunate medievalist Paxton. With Paul Heath and Michael Bertenshaw.

** Rats:
A remote inn, a locked room and young Thomson, the only guest, is curious. With George Watkins and Michael Bertenshaw.

Dramatised by Neil Brand.

Director: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2018

1 hour, 10 minutes

Last on

Sun 23 Dec 2018 01:00