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Nine episodes, plus an untransmitted six-part expansion of 'The Chelsea Murders', along with its TV film version, from the classic British TV series of unsettling dramas. Episodes comprise: 'Rachel in Danger', 'A Dog's Ransom', 'The Girl Who Walked Quickly', 'Quiet As a Nun', 'The Limbo Connection', 'The Victim', 'Dying Day', 'Fear of God', 'The Circe Complex', 'The Chelsea Murders' (six episodes) and 'The Chelsea Murders' (TV Film).
Collection of ghost stories adapted by the BBC. In 'Whistle and I'll Come to You' (1968) Michael Hordern plays Professor Parkin who heads to a hotel on the east coast of England. While out on a walk he comes across a mysterious bone whistle which ends up having disturbing consequences for Parkin. In 'Whistle and I'll Come to You' (2010) John Hurt stars as James Parkin who, in this version, is a retired astronomer taking a much needed break from caring for his ailing wife. In 'A Warning to the Curious' (1972) Mr Paxton (Peter Vaughan) travels to English seaside town Seaburg hoping to find the last of three Anglo Saxon crowns belonging to the Agers family whose last descendant has recently died. In 'The Stalls of Barchester' (1971) Dr. Black (Clive Swift) is cataloguing the Barchester Cathedral Library when he comes across an old diary belonging to Archdeacon Haynes (Robert Hardy) who died mysteriously. In 'Lost Hearts' (1973) young orphan Stephen (Simon Gipps-Kent) goes to stay at the generous Mr. Abney (Joseph O'Connor)'s estate where he is haunted by two children who previously lived in the house. In 'The Ash Tree' (1975) Sir Richard Fell (Edward Petherbridge) inherits his uncle's manor and grounds. He moves in and decides to cut down an ash tree that could prove harmful to the property... In 'The Treasure of Abbot Thomas' (1974) cynical Reverend Somerton (Michael Bryant) is completely close-minded when it comes to paranormal activity. But his steadfast beliefs falter when his search for the treasure of alchemist Abbot Thomas (John Herrington) unleashes a terrifying spectre. In 'The Signalman' (1976), based on the story by Charles Dickens, Denholm Elliott stars as a troubled railway signalman who has witnessed some unsettling sights and sounds along his stretch of track. In 'Stigma' (1977) Katherine Delgado (Kate Binchy) and her family move into a new home but have difficulty removing a menhir from their garden. In 'The Ice House' (1978) Paul (John Stride) goes to stay at a spa resort to help him get over the breakdown of his marriage. In 'A View from a Hill' (2005) historian Dr. Fanshawe (Mark Letheren) visits his friend, Squire Richard (Pip Torrens), and, having broken his own binoculars, borrows a pair through which he can see into the past... In 'Number 13' (2006) Professor Anderson (Greg Wise) is staying in room 12 of a local hotel while working in a cathedral town to authenticate historical documents. But after being disturbed at night, Anderson discovers that a previously missing room 13 has appeared... Finally, Robert Powell reads a selection of tales by M.R. James which were partially dramatised for the series 'Classic Ghost Stories'. The episodes comprise: 'The Mezzotint', 'The Ash Tree', 'Wailing Well', 'The Rose Garden' and 'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad'.
Triple bill of supernatural dramas adapted by the BBC. In 'The Signalman' (1976), based on the story by Charles Dickens, Denholm Elliott stars as a troubled railway signalman who has witnessed some unsettling sights and sounds along his stretch of track. A curious traveller (Bernard Lloyd) tries to make sense of these strange goings-on. In 'Stigma' (1977) Katherine Delgado (Kate Binchy) and her family move into a new home but have difficulty removing a menhir from their garden. When they disrupt the ancient site, a spectre is unleashed which leaves Katherine experiencing terrifying situations and an increasing sense of panic. In 'The Ice House' (1978) Paul (John Stride) goes to stay at a spa resort to help him get over the breakdown of his marriage. While there he meets the resort's bizarre owners, siblings Clovis (Geoffrey Burridge) and Jessica (Elizabeth Romilly), who lead him to their garden ice house and encourage him to take in the scent of their flowers. When his nights are disturbed by unexplained activity he decides to take matters into his own hands to find out the truth about the mysterious ice house.
Maeve Binchy is one of Britain's most popular storytellers, and these four tales demonstrate the warmth and compassion that have made her many novels bestsellers. In 'Homecoming', read by Sean Campion, the Brennans run Quentin's restaurant in Dublin for the owner, who lives abroad. But what will happen when he suddenly pays a visit? 'Telling Stories', read by Joanna Myers, sees Irene's fiance turning up the night before the wedding with a face as white as the dress that is to be worn the next day. Then trouble starts... In 'Needy', read by Patricia Hodge, Heather is painfully aware that Valentine's Day declarations of love should be viewed with suspicion, even if the sender is the one she loves. And in 'The Interview', read by Kate Binchy, Bessie is deaf and needs a place in a special school. But will she pass the interview? Finely crafted and full of wit and charm, these are stories that no fan of Maeve Binchy will want to be without. 1 CD. 1 hr.
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