Classic Tales Of Horror

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Episodes

TitleRepeatedComments
A Terribly Strange Bed, Part 120091014 (BBC7)
20091015 (BBC7)
20100517 (BBC7)
20100518 (BBC7)

The unnerving story of a young man, flushed and foolish with gambling success.

Wilkie Collins' unnerving story of a young man, flushed and foolish with gambling success and champagne.

Read by Robin Bailey.

A Terribly Strange Bed, Part 220091015 (BBC7)
20091016 (BBC7)
20100518 (BBC7)
20100519 (BBC7)

Wilkie Collins' unsettling account of one young man's brush with death at the hands of ruthless gamblers.

Read by Robin Bailey.

Caterpillars20091007 (BBC7)
20091008 (BBC7)
20100519 (BBC7)
20100520 (BBC7)

A man is terrorised by hideous apparitions in a haunted Italian villa.

EF Benson's tale is read by Patrick Malahide.

Dr Heidegger's Experiment *20091012 (BBC7)
20091013 (BBC7)

A scientist claims to have discovered a Fountain of Youth.

Nathanial Hawthorne's comically creepy yarn, read by Nicky Henson.

My Own True Ghost Story20091005 (BBC7)
20091006 (BBC7)
20100521 (BBC7)
20100522 (BBC7)

An Englishman spends a chilling night in a spooky bungalow in India.

Rudyard Kipling's haunting tale read by Richard Pasco.

Narrative Of The Ghost Of A Hand20091008 (BBC7)
20091009 (BBC7)
20100524 (BBC7)
20100525 (BBC7)

An Alderman leases a property for his family unaware that it's haunted.

J Sheridan Le Fanu's tale read by Richard Pasco.

The Man In The Bell20091006 (BBC7)
20091007 (BBC7)
20100525 (BBC7)
20100526 (BBC7)

A church bell ringer's trip up to the Belfry has terrifying consequences.

WE Aytoun's chilling tale read by Patrick Malahide.

The Masque Of The Red Death20091013 (BBC7)
20091014 (BBC7)
20100526 (BBC7)
20100527 (BBC7)

This Edgar Allen Poe story tracks Prince Prospero's eager attempts to avoid the Red Death.

This classic Edgar Allen Poe story follows Prince Prospero's eager attempts to avoid the Red Death.

Read by Patrick Malahide.

The Mezzotint20091009 (BBC7)
20091010 (BBC7)
20100520 (BBC7)
20100521 (BBC7)

A mysterious print reveals a tragic tale of rural revenge.

MR James' short story read by Robin Bailey.