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.
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