Algernon Blackwood's Ghost Stories

Episodes

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01Keeping His Promise20131014

Marriott is cramming for an exam when he is disturbed by a late-night visitor, and an unexpected reminder of the past. It is an old school friend, but why is he so tired and so hungry?

Stories abridged by Robin Brooks

Read by Matthew Marsh

Producer: Clive Brill

A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

02The Land Of Green Ginger20131015

Elderly novelist Mr Adam has been asked to describe what made him start to write. He recalls an inexplicably bizarre and murderous encounter in an old furniture shop.

Stories abridged by Robin Brooks

Read by Matthew Marsh

Producer: Clive Brill

A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

03The Transfer20131016

Uncle Frank is coming to visit his young nephew Jamie. But Jamie is a sensitive soul, and his governess has watched a strange obsession growing in him, and an unexplained terror at the forthcoming visit.

Stories abridged by Robin Brooks

Read by Ruth Gemmell

Producer: Clive Brill

A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

04The Man Who Lived Backwards20131017

Musing in his chair one evening, Professor Zeitt stumbles on a way of looking at the events of his life from outside time, and reviews a crucial decision he made as a young man which has left him unhappy in love - unhappy in life.

Stories abridged by Robin Brooks

Read by Matthew Marsh

Producer: Clive Brill

A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

05 LASTThe Kit-bag20131018

Johnson has attended a shocking court-case and, as he packs for his holiday, the memories of the details of a brutal murder comes back to haunt him. But so does something else.

Stories abridged by Robin Brooks

Read by Matthew Marsh

Producer: Clive Brill

A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.