Fear On Four

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By The River, Fontainebleau

Dreaming of Thee

Every Detail But One

Fat Andy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901227]

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Written By: Charlotte Parkins

Unknown: Anna Massey

Dramatised By: John Keir

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901227]

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Written By: Charlotte Parkins

Unknown: Anna Massey

Dramatised By: John Keir

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910117]

The fourth in a series of eight nerve-tinglers introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man in Black. Invitation to the Vaults

A crooked literary agent is subjected to a particularly harrowing revenge...

Written by Basil Copper.

Dramatised by Wally K Daly

Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo

Contributors

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Director: Martin Jenkins.

Dr Mazanares: Ian Lindsay

Madame Freilas: Sarah Badel

Albano Pizar: Roger Hammond

Secretary: Emma Gregory

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910117]

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Written By: Basil Copper

Dramatised By: Wally K Daly

Director: Martin Jenkins.

Dr Mazanares: Ian Lindsay

Madame Freilas: Sarah Badel

Albano Pizar: Roger Hammond

Secretary: Emma Gregory

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921224]

A series of eight stories introduced by Edward de Souza.

1: Gobble, Gobble.

A seasonal chiller by Paul Burns.

Director Martin Jenkins.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921224]

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Unknown: Paul Burns

Director: Martin Jenkins

Martin Reynolds: Peter Gunn

Len Carter: Stephen Thorne

George: David Holt

Liz Alhop: Jill Graham

Tom Sowerby: John Sansom

Angie: Siriol Jenkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921231]

with Edward De Souza as the Man in Black.

2: The Next in line by Ray Bradbury.

Is it possible literally to frighten someone to death?

TAFLER, SIRIOL JENKINS, DAVID HOLT Dramatised by Brian Sibley Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921231]

Unknown: Edward de Souza

Unknown: Ray Bradbury.

Unknown: David Holt

Dramatised By: Brian Sibley

Marie: Carole Boyd

Joseph: Peter Marinker

Guide: Trader Faulkner

Popsy: Sandra Dickinson

Corpses: Ann Windsor, Jonathan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930107]

A series of eight stories introduced by Edward De Souza , the Man in Black. Written by Denise Sims. 3: Dark Feathers

A composer's determination to achieve absolute concentration results in a callous massacre.

Director Martin Jenkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930107]

Introduced By: Edward De Souza

Written By: Denise Sims.

Director: Martin Jenkins

Jenny: Emily Richard

Fay: Joanna Myers

Paul: Matthew Morgan

Mr Batcombe: Jonathan Adams

Young Jenny: Siriol Jenkins

Young Fay: Katie Jenkins

Jenny's Mum: Melinda Walker

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930114]

A series of eight stories, introduced by Edward De Souza , the Man in Black. 4:Playing God

With so many young people sleeping rough, they can fall prey to unscrupulous operators. Written by John Graham.

Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930114]

Introduced By: Edward De Souza

Written By: John Graham.

Director: Martin Jenkins.

Alma: Melanie Hudson

Tom: Nicholas Murchie

Mrs Drewitt: Margaret Heery

Hilary: Ann Windsor

Ralph: Eric Allen

Doctor: John Church

Sister: Melinda Walker

Police Sergeant: Peter Gunn

PC Crambles: David Bannerman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940101]

First of eight stories introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man in Black.

1: Gobble, Gobble by Paul Burns. Martin Reynolds 's search for his Christmas turkey ends in a nightmare.

With Peter Gunn , Stephen Thome , David Holt. Jill Graham , John Sansom and Siriol Jenkins Director Martin Jenkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940101]

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Unknown: Paul Burns.

Unknown: Martin Reynolds

Unknown: Peter Gunn

Unknown: Stephen Thome

Unknown: David Holt

Unknown: Jill Graham

Unknown: John Sansom

Director: Martin Jenkins

Unknown: Siriol Jenkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940108]

A series of eight stories introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man in Black.

2: The Next in Line, Ray Bradbury's classic story of fear and claustrophibia. Is it possible literally to frighten someone to death, especially after a visit to the catacombs?

With Ann Windsor , Jonathan Tafler , Siriol Jenkins and David Hoit

Dramatised by Brian Sibley Director Martin Jenkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940108]

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Unknown: Ann Windsor

Unknown: Jonathan Tafler

Unknown: Siriol Jenkins

Unknown: David Hoit

Dramatised By: Brian Sibley

Director: Martin Jenkins

Marie: Carole Boyd

Joseph: Peter Marinker

Guide: Trader Faulkner

Popsy: Sandra Dickinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940115]

Eight stories introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man In Black.

3: Dark Feathers by Denise Sims. A composer's determination to achieve absolute concentration results in a callous massacre.

Director Martin Jenkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940115]

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Unknown: Denise Sims.

Director: Martin Jenkins

Jenny: Emily Richard

Fay: Joanna Myers

Paul: Matthew Morgan

Mr Batcombe: Jonathan Adams

Young Jenny: Siriol Jenkins

Young Fay: Katie Jenkins

Jenny Mum: Melinda Walker

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940122]

A series of eight stories introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man in Black. 4:Playing God by John Graham.

With so many young people sleeping rough, they can fall prey to unscrupulous operators.

Director Geny Jones

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940122]

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Unknown: John Graham.

Director: Geny Jones

Alma: Melanie Hudson

Tom: Nicholas Murchie

Mrs Drewitt: Margaret Heery

Hilary: Ann Windsor

Ralph: Eric Allen

Doctor: John Church

Sister: Melinda Walker

Police Sergeant: Peter Gunn

PC Crambles: David Bannerman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940129]

A series of eight stories introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man in Black.

5: Vicious Fish by John Duquemin and Gregor Grice. A giant of the deep demands a human sacrifice...

Director Martin Jenkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940129]

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Unknown: John Duquemin

Unknown: Gregor Grice.

Director: Martin Jenkins

George: John Hollis

Tony , , , ,: Paul Copley

Sarah: Ann Windsor

Danny: Nicholas Murchie

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940205]

A series of eight stories introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man in Black.

6: Hellhound on My Trail by Paul Sirett. James Harper tries to uncover the mysterious death of a jazz musician, but finds the result of his investigation - suffocating.

With Nigel Anthony , Shelley Thompson , John Rowe. Ehck Ray Evans. Burt Caesar , AJibe Parsons , Sandra James Young. Victoria Caning and Jonathan Tafler Director Martin Jenkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940205]

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Unknown: James Harper

Unknown: Nigel Anthony

Unknown: Shelley Thompson

Unknown: John Rowe.

Unknown: Ehck Ray Evans.

Unknown: Burt Caesar

Unknown: Ajibe Parsons

Unknown: Sandra James Young.

Unknown: Jonathan Tafler

Director: Martin Jenkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940212]

A series of eight stories introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man in Black.

7: Hearing Is Believingby Aubrey Woods. There are some bizarre happenings backstage - long after the lights have gone out in a large London theatre.

Director Gerry Jones

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940212]

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Unknown: Aubrey Woods.

Director: Gerry Jones

Harry Travers: Mick Ford

Paul: Keith Drinkel

Laura: Siriol Jenkins

Sergeant: Jonathan Adams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940219]

Last of eight stories introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man in Black. Life Line by Stephen Gallagher.

Could modern technology open the way to communication beyond the grave?

With Julian Rhind Tutt , Kate Binchy , Melinda Walker Director Martin Jenkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940219]

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Unknown: Stephen Gallagher.

Unknown: Julian Rhind Tutt

Unknown: Kate Binchy

Unknown: Melinda Walker

Director: Martin Jenkins

Ryan: Nicholas Murchie

Colin: Jonathan Tafler

Susan: Moir Leslie

Mnda: Federay Holmes

Life Line operator: Ann Windsor

BT operator: Matthew Morgan

Hand in Glove

Mind Well The Tree

Music Lovers

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Yellow Wallpaper19901227

Producer: JONES, Gerry

Next in series: GREEN AND PLEASANT

Previous in series: THE JUDGE'S HOUSE BY BRAM STOKER R4

Description

SBH:THE YELLOW WALLPAPER: 1st of 8 plays of suspense and terror in the series "Fear on Four". Written by Charlotte Parkins Gilman. Dramatised by John Keir Cross. With Anna Massey as the Woman. Introduced by Edward de Souza as The Man in Black. Produced by Gerry Jones.

OTN:SLN038/90DA0469 TXN/TDT:R4 27-Dec-1990 ANT:Op and Cl

Broadcast history

27 Dec 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Anna Massey (Actor)

Edward de Souza (Actor)

John Cross (adap)

Charlotte Gilman (Author)

Gerry Jones (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 528444

BBC Programme Number: 52SX8444

Recorded on 1990-09-17

Producer: JONES, Gerry

Notes: CAIRS 528444

Next in series: GREEN AND PLEASANT

Previous in series: THE JUDGE'S HOUSE BY BRAM STOKER R4

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Description

SBH:THE YELLOW WALLPAPER: 1st of 8 plays of suspense and terror in the series "Fear on Four". Written by Charlotte Parkins Gilman. Dramatised by John Keir Cross. With Anna Massey as the Woman. Introduced by Edward de Souza as The Man in Black. Produced by Gerry Jones.

OTN:SLN038/90DA0469 TXN/TDT:R4 27-Dec-1990 ANT:Op and Cl

Broadcast history

27 Dec 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Anna Massey (Actor)

Edward de Souza (Actor)

John Cross (adap)

Charlotte Gilman (Author)

Gerry Jones (Producer)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4

St Austin Friars

The Beast With Five Fingers

The Dispossessed Daughter

The Face

The Hairy Hand Of Dartmoor19990208

By Michael Mcstay.

Alcohol, anger, infidelity and stories of Dartmoor witches and the "hairy hand" are the ingredients in a cocktail party that goes dangerously awry for Geoffrey.

With Struan Rodger, Emily Richard and Angela Pleasence.

Director Ned Chaillet

The Horn

The Journey Home

The Monkey's Paw

The Snowman Killing

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The Man in Black tells of an ill woman convinced that evil lurks in her bedroom walls.

A woman is alone in a room that was once a nursery. Soon it becomes a kind of hell for her...

Starring Anna Massey as the Woman and Edward de Souza as the Man in Black.

Fear on 4 brings you more in a series of nerve-tinglers.

Written by Charlotte Parkins Gilman.

Dramatised by John Keir Cross

Producer: Gerry Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

1St Austin Friars

2The Dead Drummer

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By J C W Brook

Snowmen that aren't really there, a morbid obsession with the cold: the mother of two children senses something evil.

The snowy mystery of a mother fearing evil in her home.

Starring Imelda Staunton.

The snowy mystery of a mother fearing evil in her own home. Starring Imelda Staunton.

The Man in Black introduces the snowy mystery of a mother fearing evil in her own home.

The Man in Black introduces the snowy mystery of a mother fearing evil in her own home. Stars Edward de Souza and Imelda Staunton.

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Snowmen that aren't really there, a morbid obsession with the cold: the mother of two children senses something evil.

The snowy mystery of a mother fearing evil in her home.

Starring Imelda Staunton.

0102William And Mary19880110

By Roald Dahl

0102William And Mary19880110

By Roald Dahl

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The story of an unusual gift - the small mummified paw of a monkey upon which an old holy man has cast a spell.

A man makes wishes on a very unusual gift that's been cast with a sinister spell.

Stars Oliver Maguire and Trudy Kelly.

A man makes wishes on a very unusual gift that's been cast with a sinister spell. Stars Oliver Maguire and Trudy Kelly.

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The story of an unusual gift - the small mummified paw of a monkey upon which an old holy man has cast a spell.

A man makes wishes on a very unusual gift that's been cast with a sinister spell.

Stars Oliver Maguire and Trudy Kelly.

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The striving for ultimate music perfection strikes a note of terror.

Starring Prunella Scales and Nigel Anthony.

The striving for ultimate musical perfection strikes a note of terror.

Mr Ford's terrifying quest for musical perfection.

Stars Edward de Souza.

The Man in Black introduces Mr Ford's terrifying quest for musical perfection.

Stars Edward de Souza and Prunella Scales.

The Man in Black introduces Mr Ford's terrifying quest for musical perfection. Stars Edward de Souza and Prunella Scales.

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The striving for ultimate music perfection strikes a note of terror.

Starring Prunella Scales and Nigel Anthony.

The striving for ultimate musical perfection strikes a note of terror.

Mr Ford's terrifying quest for musical perfection.

Stars Edward de Souza.

The Man in Black introduces Mr Ford's terrifying quest for musical perfection.

Stars Edward de Souza and Prunella Scales.

0105The Beast With Five Fingers1988013120041226 (BBC7)
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Horror arrives in a small box left to a distinguished scientist in a will.

Stars James Laurenson.

The Man in Black reveals the horror in a small box bequeathed to a scientist.

The Man in Black reveals the horror in a small box bequeathed to a scientist. Stars Edward de Souza and James Laurenson.

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Horror arrives in a small box left to a distinguished scientist in a will.

The Man in Black reveals the horror in a small box bequeathed to a scientist.

Stars Edward De Souza and James Laurenson.

0106Every Detail But One1988020720050102 (BBC7)
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A strange voice bursts into Jenny's life, a voice making demands that set her on a journey to terror and beyond.

A strange voice bursts into Jenny's life setting her on a terrifying journey.

Introduced by The Man in Black, Edward De Souza.

The Man in Black reveals how a sinister voice sparks a trail of terror for Jenny.

Stars Edward De Souza and Helena Breck.

The Man in Black reveals how a sinister voice sparks a trail of terror for Jenny. Stars Edward de Souza and Helena Breck.

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A strange voice bursts into Jenny's life, a voice making demands that set her on a journey to terror and beyond.

Stars Helena Breck.

The Man in Black reveals how a sinister voice sparks a trail of terror for Jenny.

The Man in Black reveals how a sinister voice sparks a trail of terror for Jenny. Stars Edward de Souza and Helena Breck.

0107By The River, Fontainebleau1988021420050109 (BBC7)
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A young painter's obsession with a potential model leads to a world of degradation and self-disgust.

A young painter's obsession with a potential model leads him into a world of degradation and self-disgust.

The Man in Black reveals how a painter's obsession over a woman turns to self-disgust.

Stars Edward De Souza and Kim Wall.

The Man in Black reveals how a painter's obsession over a woman turns to self-disgust. Stars Edward de Souza and Kim Wall.

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A young painter's obsession with a potential model leads to a world of degradation and self-disgust.

A young painter's obsession with a potential model leads him into a world of degradation and self-disgust.

The Man in Black reveals how a painter's obsession over a woman turns to self-disgust.

Stars Edward De Souza and Kim Wall.

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In a lonely hotel, a woman is terrified, and praying for release from a mounting fear.

A woman's terrifying dream turns into reality.

Stars Rosalind Ayres.

Introduced by the Man in Black.

A woman's terrifying dream turns into reality. Stars Rosalind Ayres.

Edward De Souza.

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In a lonely hotel, a woman is terrified, and praying for release from a mounting fear.

A woman's terrifying dream turns into reality.

Stars Rosalind Ayres.

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Aunt Hestor's bequest of an old border mansion worries David Hollis, as his wife is captivated by the spirit of their new home.

Stars Nicola Pagett.

When a couple inherit a mansion, the wife is strangely captivated.

When a couple inherit a mansion, the wife is strangely captivated. Stars Nicola Pagett.

When a couple inherit a mansion, the wife is strangely captivated. Stars Nicola Pagett, with with the Man in Black, Edward De Souza.

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Aunt Hestor's bequest of an old border mansion worries David Hollis, as his wife is captivated by the spirit of their new home.

Stars Nicola Pagett.

When a couple inherit a mansion, the wife is strangely captivated.

0110Fat Andy1988030620050123 (BBC7)
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Many years ago, Fat Andy was involved in a certain crime, a crime that now comes back to haunt him.

A mother worries her God-fearing son over a past crime.

Stars Thora Hird, Sean Barrett and The Man in Black, Edward De Souza.

Stars Thora Hird.

A mother worries her God-fearing son over a past crime. Stars Thora Hird.

A mother worries her God-fearing son over a past crime. Stars Thora Hird, Sean Barrett and the Man in Black, Edward De Souza.

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Many years ago, Fat Andy was involved in a certain crime, a crime that now comes back to haunt him.

A mother worries her God-fearing son over a past crime.

Stars Thora Hird, Sean Barrett and The Man in Black, Edward De Souza.

Stars Thora Hird.

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Why is a dentist set on a dreadful revenge on an unsuspecting patient?

Why is a dentist set on a dreadful revenge on an unsuspecting patient? Stars John Castle and The Man In Black, Edward De Souza.

A man gradually relaxes in a dentist's chair, unaware that the dentist is bent on a dreadful revenge.

Why is a dentist set on a dreadful revenge against an unsuspecting patient?

Why is a dentist set on a dreadful revenge against an unsuspecting patient? Stars John Castle and the Man in Black, Edward De Souza.

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Why is a dentist set on a dreadful revenge on an unsuspecting patient?

Why is a dentist set on a dreadful revenge on an unsuspecting patient? Stars John Castle and The Man In Black, Edward De Souza.

A man gradually relaxes in a dentist's chair, unaware that the dentist is bent on a dreadful revenge.

0112 LASTThe Speciality Of The House1988032020030427 (BBC7)
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Mr Costain is introduced to a fine restaurant by his boss, but what exactly is in the Special?

When Costain becomes addicted to the very special food on offer at Shirro's restaurant, his cravings incur a terrible fate.

Mr Costain is introduced to a restaurant by his boss - but what exactly is in the Special?

Mr Costain is introduced to a fine restaurant by his boss, but what is in the Special?

Mr Costain is introduced to a fine restaurant by his boss, but what exactly is in the Special? Stars Timothy West and the Man in Black, Edward De Souza

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Mr Costain is introduced to a fine restaurant by his boss, but what exactly is in the Special?

When Costain becomes addicted to the very special food on offer at Shirro's restaurant, his cravings incur a terrible fate.

Mr Costain is introduced to a restaurant by his boss - but what exactly is in the Special?

12The Dead Drummer

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The telephone can be a vital lifeline.

A lifeline, however, that can become horribly tangled and pulled tighter.

The telephone can be a vital lifeline in our lives.

The Man in Black reveals how a phone instils growing fear in house seller Mary Luckham.

Stars Edward De Souza and Hannah Gordon.

By Graeme Fife.

A lifeline, however, that can become horribly tangled.

With Hannah Gordon as Mary.

The Man in Black reveals how a phone instils growing fear in house seller Mary Luckham. Stars Edward De Souza and Hannah Gordon.

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The telephone can be a vital lifeline.

A lifeline, however, that can become horribly tangled and pulled tighter.

The telephone can be a vital lifeline in our lives.

The Man in Black reveals how a phone instils growing fear in house seller Mary Luckham.

Stars Hannah Gordon.

By Graeme Fife.

A lifeline, however, that can become horribly tangled.

With Hannah Gordon as Mary.

The Man in Black reveals how a phone instils growing fear in house seller Mary Luckham. Stars Edward de Souza and Hannah Gordon.

0202Green And Pleasant1989012220080531 (BBC7)
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20151213 (BBC7)
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The Man in Black tells of the kidnapping of a green pop star with something to hide.

The Man in Black tells of the kidnapping of a green pop star with something to hide. Stars Edward de Souza and Karen Archer.

The Man in Black's cautionary tale of the kidnapping of a "green" pop star with something to hide.

Starring Karen Archer as Lisa, Nigel Carrington as Stephen, Rebecca Jones as Sarah and Edward de Souza as the Man in Black.

Fear on 4 brings you more in a series of nerve-tinglers.

Written by Bert Coules.

Producer: Gerry Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

22The Dead Drummer

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Two survivors from the Napoleonic wars find themselves lost on Salisbury Plain.

One harbours a dark secret.

The Man in Black reveals the terror of two Napoleonic sailors lost on Salisbury Plain.

Stars Edward de Souza and Glyn Houston.

The Man in Black reveals the terror of two Napoleonic sailors lost on Salisbury Plain. Stars Edward de Souza and Glyn Houston.

0202The Dead Drummer1989012220050220 (BBC7)
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Two survivors from the Napoleonic wars find themselves lost on Salisbury Plain.

One harbours a dark secret.

The Man in Black reveals the terror of two Napoleonic sailors lost on Salisbury Plain.

Stars Edward de Souza and Glyn Houston.

The Man in Black reveals the terror of two Napoleonic sailors lost on Salisbury Plain. Stars Edward de Souza and Glyn Houston.

0203The Dispossessed Daughter1989012920050227 (BBC7)
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It's the week of Candlemas, but what pagan rites lie behind our Christian celebrations and how close to the surface do they lie?

Another chilling tale from the Man in Black, aka Edward De Souza.

The Man in Black tells what happens when a grieving mother makes a pact with the devil.

Stars Edward De Souza and John Duttine.

The Man in Black tells what happens when a grieving mother makes a pact with the devil. Stars Edward De Souza and John Duttine.

The Man in Black explains what happens when a grieving mother makes a pact with the devil.

The Man in Black explains what happens when a grieving mother makes a pact with the devil. Stars Edward de Souza and John Duttine.

0203The Dispossessed Daughter1989012920050227 (BBC7)
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It's the week of Candlemas, but what pagan rites lie behind our Christian celebrations and how close to the surface do they lie?

Another chilling tale from the Man in Black, aka Edward De Souza.

The Man in Black tells what happens when a grieving mother makes a pact with the devil.

Stars Edward De Souza and John Duttine.

The Man in Black tells what happens when a grieving mother makes a pact with the devil. Stars Edward De Souza and John Duttine.

0203The Monkey's Revenge20080607 (BBC7)
20151220 (BBC7)
20151221 (BBC7)

The Man in Black tells of a seriously ill doctor taking control of his own destiny.

The Man in Black tells of a seriously ill doctor taking control of his own destiny. Stars Edward de Souza and Ronald Herdman.

0204Invitation To The Vaults1991011720080614 (BBC7)
20151227 (BBC7)
20151228 (BBC7)

The fourth in a series of eight nerve-tinglers introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man in Black. Invitation to the Vaults

A crooked literary agent is subjected to a particularly harrowing revenge...

Written by Basil Copper.

Dramatised by Wally K Daly

Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo

Contributors

Introduced By: Edward de Souza

Director: Martin Jenkins.

Dr Mazanares: Ian Lindsay

Madame Freilas: Sarah Badel

Albano Pizar: Roger Hammond

Secretary: Emma Gregory

The Man in Black tells of a harrowing comeuppance for a crooked literary agent.

Starring Sarah Badel as Madame Freitas, Roger Hammond as Albano Pizar and Edward de Souza as the Man in Black.

Fear on 4 brings you more in a series of nerve-tinglers.

Adapted by Wally K Daly from a short story by Basil Copper.

Producer: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

0204St Austin Friars1989020520050306 (BBC7)
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Disturbed by extraordinary events at his church, a Reverend discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew.

The Man in Black reveals how a new vicar takes on more than he bargained for.

Stars Edward De Souza and Michael Maloney.

The Man in Black reveals how a new vicar takes on more than he bargained for. Stars Edward De Souza and Michael Maloney.

0204St Austin Friars1989020520050306 (BBC7)
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Disturbed by extraordinary events at his church, a Reverend discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew.

The Man in Black reveals how a new vicar takes on more than he bargained for.

Stars Edward De Souza and Michael Maloney.

The Man in Black reveals how a new vicar takes on more than he bargained for. Stars Edward De Souza and Michael Maloney.

0205Dreaming Of Thee1989021220050313 (BBC7)
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Lorna is obsessed with a certain dream, a dream which becomes a nightmare and threatens to become reality.

The Man in Black reveals how a woman's nightmare threatens to become reality.

Stars Edward de Souza and Karen Archer.

The Man in Black reveals how a woman's nightmare threatens to become reality. Stars Edward de Souza and Karen Archer.

0205Dreaming Of Thee1989021220050313 (BBC7)
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Lorna is obsessed with a certain dream, a dream which becomes a nightmare and threatens to become reality.

The Man in Black reveals how a woman's nightmare threatens to become reality.

Stars Edward de Souza and Karen Archer.

The Man in Black reveals how a woman's nightmare threatens to become reality. Stars Edward de Souza and Karen Archer.

0206Dead Man's Boots1989021920080628 (BBC7)
20160110 (BBC7)
20160111 (BBC7)

The Man in Black wonders if two neglected boots in a cupboard harbour a malignant soul?

The Man in Black wonders if two neglected boots in a cupboard harbour a malignant soul? Stars Edward de Souza and Sean Barrett.

0206The Horn1989021920050320 (BBC7)
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Three strangers trapped in a snowstorm on a remote stretch of motorway listen for the sound of a horn which they believe will lead them to safety.

Stars John Castle.

The Man in Black tells of three strangers hoping to be rescued from a motorway snowstorm.

The Man in Black tells of three strangers hoping to be rescued from a motorway snowstorm. Stars Edward de Souza and John Castle.

0206The Horn1989021920050320 (BBC7)
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Three strangers trapped in a snowstorm on a remote stretch of motorway listen for the sound of a horn which they believe will lead them to safety.

Stars John Castle.

0207A Routine Operation1989022620080705 (BBC7)
20160117 (BBC7)
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The Man in Black tells how Mary suffers dreams of hospitals ahead of her appendectomy.

The Man in Black tells how Mary is suffering dreams of hospitals ahead of her appendectomy.

Starring Hannah Gordon as Mary, Michael Cochrane as Derek, Geoffrey Whitehead as the Surgeon and Edward de Souza as the Man in Black.

Fear on 4 brings you more in a series of nerve-tinglers.

Written by Martyn Wade.

Producer: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

0207The Journey Home1989022620050327 (BBC7)
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Felicity and George are driving home, when suddenly they are unaccountably led down a nightmare road to inescapable horror.

Stars Richard Pasco.

The Man in Black reveals Felicity and George's nightmare road trip to horror.

The Man in Black reveals Felicity and George's nightmare road trip to horror. Stars Edward de Souza and Richard Pasco.

0207The Journey Home1989022620050327 (BBC7)
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Felicity and George are driving home, when suddenly they are unaccountably led down a nightmare road to inescapable horror.

Stars Richard Pasco.

0208Dance In The Underworld1989030520080712 (BBC7)
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The Man in Black wonders whether teenager Tony was really dead when they buried him.

The Man in Black wonders whether teenager Tony was really dead when they buried him. Stars Edward de Souza and Bryan Pringle.

0208Hand In Glove1989030520101024 (BBC7)
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The Man in Black reveals the fallout for a niece determined to plunder her aunt's trunk. Stars Kate Binchy.

The Man in Black reveals the fallout for a niece determined to plunder her aunt's trunk.

The Man in Black reveals the fallout for a niece determined to plunder her aunt's trunk. Stars Edward de Souza and Kate Binchy.

0208Hand In Glove1989030520101024 (BBC7)
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The Man in Black reveals the fallout for a niece determined to plunder her aunt's trunk. Stars Kate Binchy.

0209His Last Card1989031220041216 (BBC7)
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Laura feels distinctly uneasy when she receives an unsigned card which carries the cryptic message 'One day to death'.

Stars Maureen O'brien.

0209His Last Card1989031220041216 (BBC7)
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Laura feels distinctly uneasy when she receives an unsigned card which carries the cryptic message 'One day to death'.

Stars Maureen O'brien.

0210Survival1989031920050410 (BBC7)
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A group of people in outer space find things become a matter of life and death, each dependant on the other in a horrifying way.

Stars Karen Ascoe.

The Man in Black reveals the horrifying dependency of a group of people in outer space.

The Man in Black reveals the horrifying dependency of a group of people in outer space. Stars Edward de Souza and Karen Ascoe.

0210Survival1989031920050410 (BBC7)
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A group of people in outer space find things become a matter of life and death, each dependant on the other in a horrifying way.

Stars Karen Ascoe.

0211Soul Searching1989032620050417 (BBC7)
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Hospitals can be frightening enough, but even more so when a patient is asked to take part in a bizarre experiment.

Stars Bernard Cribbins.

The Man in Black tells of a frightened patient and a bizarre hospital experiment.

The Man in Black tells of a frightened patient and a bizarre hospital experiment. Stars Edward de Souza and Bernard Cribbins.

0211Soul Searching1989032620050417 (BBC7)
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Hospitals can be frightening enough, but even more so when a patient is asked to take part in a bizarre experiment.

Stars Bernard Cribbins.

0212A Child Crying1989040220050424 (BBC7)
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To hear the sound of a crying child is not unusual.

What does it mean though when you are the only one who can hear it?

Stars Nigel Anthony.

The sound of a crying child isn't unusual. But what if only you can hear it?

The Man in Black tells of writer Guy, who hears constant crying when nobody else can. Stars Edward de Souza and Nigel Anthony.

0212A Child Crying1989040220050424 (BBC7)
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To hear the sound of a crying child is not unusual.

What does it mean though when you are the only one who can hear it?

Stars Nigel Anthony.

0213 LASTThe Judge's House1989040920050501 (BBC7)
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Malcolm moves to a lonely place to study, not knowing that in this rat-infested house of horror, a malignant spirit awaits.

Malcolm moves to a lonely place to study, not knowing that in this rat-infested house of horror a malignant spirit waits.

Malcolm moves to a lonely place to study, not knowing that in this rat-infested house of horror a malignant spirits waits.

Malcolm moves to a lonely place to study, not knowing a malignant spirit awaits.

The Man in Black tells of student Malcolm's move to a lonely house of horror.

Stars Edward de Souza and David Timson.

The Man in Black tells of student Malcolm's move to a lonely house of horror. Stars Edward de Souza and David Timson.

0213 LASTThe Judge's House1989040920050501 (BBC7)
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Malcolm moves to a lonely place to study, not knowing that in this rat-infested house of horror, a malignant spirit awaits.

Malcolm moves to a lonely place to study, not knowing that in this rat-infested house of horror a malignant spirit waits.

Malcolm moves to a lonely place to study, not knowing that in this rat-infested house of horror a malignant spirits waits.

Malcolm moves to a lonely place to study, not knowing a malignant spirit awaits.

The Man in Black tells of student Malcolm's move to a lonely house of horror.

Stars Edward de Souza and David Timson.

0301The Yellow Wallpaper1990122720050508 (BBC7)
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Can terror reside in something so innocuous as 'The Yellow Wallpaper'? An ill woman believes so.

Starring Anna Massey.

A woman is ill but her husband, a doctor, does not believe her.

Written by Charlotte Parkins Gilman.

Dramatised by John Keir Cross.

With Anna Massey as the Woman.

Introduced by Edward De Souza as The Man in Black.

Produced by Gerry Jones.

Contributors

Anna Massey (Actor)

Edward De Souza (Actor)

John Cross (adap)

Charlotte Gilman (Author)

Gerry Jones (Producer)

Producer: G. JONES

Next in series: 31 January 2006

Description

***CATALOGUING FOR THIS PROGRAMME WILL BE ADDED AT A LATER DATE***

Broadcast history

27 Dec 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-09-17.

An ill woman finds terror in 'The Yellow Wallpaper'.

Can terror reside in something so innocuous as 'The Yellow Wallpaper'? An ill woman thinks it can. Starring Anna Massey.

The Man in Black tells of an ill woman convinced that evil lurks in her bedroom walls.

A woman is alone in a room that was once a nursery. Soon it becomes a kind of hell for her...

Starring Anna Massey as the Woman and Edward de Souza as the Man in Black.

Fear on 4 brings you more in a series of nerve-tinglers.

Written by Charlotte Parkins Gilma.

Producer: Gerry Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

0301The Yellow Wallpaper1990122720050508 (BBC7)
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Can terror reside in something so innocuous as 'The Yellow Wallpaper'? An ill woman believes so.

Starring Anna Massey.

A woman is ill but her husband, a doctor, does not believe her.

Written by Charlotte Parkins Gilman.

Dramatised by John Keir Cross.

With Anna Massey as the Woman.

Introduced by Edward De Souza as The Man in Black.

Produced by Gerry Jones.

Contributors

Anna Massey (Actor)

Edward De Souza (Actor)

John Cross (adap)

Charlotte Gilman (Author)

Gerry Jones (Producer)

Producer: G. JONES

Next in series: 31 January 2006

Description

***CATALOGUING FOR THIS PROGRAMME WILL BE ADDED AT A LATER DATE***

Broadcast history

27 Dec 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-09-17.

An ill woman finds terror in 'The Yellow Wallpaper'.

Can terror reside in something so innocuous as 'The Yellow Wallpaper'? An ill woman thinks it can. Starring Anna Massey.

0302Green And Pleasant1991010320050515 (BBC7)
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20061022 (BBC7)
20061023 (BBC7)
20080531 (BBC7)
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20120826 (BBC7)
20120827 (BBC7)

A rock star is missing.

She's a self-styled green queen who's active in environmental issues, but somebody knows her better.

Is it because she's active in environmental issues and yet owns a cosmetics company?

The Man in Black tells of the kidnapping of a green pop star with something to hide.

Stars Edward de Souza and Karen Archer

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A rock star is missing.

She's a self-styled green queen who's active in environmental issues, but somebody knows her better.

Is it because she's active in environmental issues and yet owns a cosmetics company?

The Man in Black tells of the kidnapping of a green pop star with something to hide.

Stars Edward de Souza and Karen Archer

0303The Monkey's Revenge1991011020050522 (BBC7)
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20120903 (BBC7)

A doctor suffering from a serious disease decides to take control of his own destiny.

A Doctor wants to push back the frontiers of medicine.

But what will it cost?

A doctor with a serious disease tackles medicine's frontiers to take control of his own destiny.

A doctor with a serious disease tackles medicine's frontiers.

A doctor with a serious disease tackles medicine's frontiers to take control of his own destiny. Introduced by Edward de Souza.

0303The Monkey's Revenge1991011020050522 (BBC7)
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20120903 (BBC7)

A doctor suffering from a serious disease decides to take control of his own destiny.

A Doctor wants to push back the frontiers of medicine.

But what will it cost?

A doctor with a serious disease tackles medicine's frontiers to take control of his own destiny.

A doctor with a serious disease tackles medicine's frontiers.

0304An Invitation To The Vaults1991011720050529 (BBC7)
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An Italian literary agent gets his come-uppance in this rat-infested tale of horror, hosted by the Man in Black.

A tale of revenge in the world of writers.

An Italian literary agent gets his come-uppance in this rat-infested tale of horror.

0304An Invitation To The Vaults1991011720050529 (BBC7)
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An Italian literary agent gets his come-uppance in this rat-infested tale of horror, hosted by the Man in Black.

A tale of revenge in the world of writers.

An Italian literary agent gets his come-uppance in this rat-infested tale of horror.

0305The Edge1991012420050605 (BBC7)
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20120916 (BBC7)
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20160103 (BBC7)
20160104 (BBC7)

Thomas is a husband and father who is on the edge.

He dreams of pushing his wife off a cliff.

But is it a dream?

Success turned sour has led Thomas towards 'The Edge'.

But how real is his dream of pushing his wife off a cliff?

Thomas is at 'The Edge', but how real is his dream of pushing his wife off a cliff?

Success turned sour has led Thomas towards 'The Edge'. But how real is his dream of pushing his wife off a cliff?

The Man in Black reveals how failure sends Thomas towards the edge - of a cliff.

The Man in Black reveals how success turned sour has led Thomas towards the edge - both physically and mentally.

Starring Gareth Armstrong as Thomas, Melinda Walker as Meg, Alistair White as Jeffrey, Sian Jenkins as Davina and Edward de Souza as the Man in Black.

Fear on 4 brings you more in a series of nerve-tinglers.

Written by John Piirto.

Producer: Gerry Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

0305The Edge1991012420050605 (BBC7)
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Thomas is a husband and father who is on the edge.

He dreams of pushing his wife off a cliff.

But is it a dream?

Success turned sour has led Thomas towards 'The Edge'.

But how real is his dream of pushing his wife off a cliff?

Thomas is at 'The Edge', but how real is his dream of pushing his wife off a cliff?

Success turned sour has led Thomas towards 'The Edge'. But how real is his dream of pushing his wife off a cliff?

0306Dead Man's Boots1991013120050612 (BBC7)
20050613 (BBC7)
20061119 (BBC7)
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20080629 (BBC7)
20120923 (BBC7)
20120924 (BBC7)

A new perspective on house-hunting from the Man in Black.

Mr and Mrs Duncan buy a new home - and inherit evil footwear.

A new perspective on house hunting.

The Man in Black wonders if two neglected boots in a cupboard harbour a malignant soul?

Stars Edward de Souza and Sean Barrett.

0306Dead Man's Boots1991013120050612 (BBC7)
20050613 (BBC7)
20061119 (BBC7)
20061120 (BBC7)
20080628 (BBC7)
20080629 (BBC7)
20120923 (BBC7)
20120924 (BBC7)

A new perspective on house-hunting from the Man in Black.

Mr and Mrs Duncan buy a new home - and inherit evil footwear.

A new perspective on house hunting.

The Man in Black wonders if two neglected boots in a cupboard harbour a malignant soul?

Stars Edward de Souza and Sean Barrett.

0307A Routine Operation1991020720050619 (BBC7)
20050620 (BBC7)
20061126 (BBC7)
20061127 (BBC7)
20080705 (BBC7)
20080706 (BBC7)
20120930 (BBC7)
20121001 (BBC7)

Mary has a special fear of hospitals - thanks to a recurring dream about operations. Then, she has to have her appendix out.

0307A Routine Operation1991020720050619 (BBC7)
20050620 (BBC7)
20061126 (BBC7)
20061127 (BBC7)
20080705 (BBC7)
20080706 (BBC7)
20120930 (BBC7)
20121001 (BBC7)

Mary has a special fear of hospitals - thanks to a recurring dream about operations. Then, she has to have her appendix out.

0308 LASTDance In The Underworld1991021420050626 (BBC7)
20050627 (BBC7)
20061203 (BBC7)
20061204 (BBC7)
20080712 (BBC7)
20080713 (BBC7)
20121007 (BBC7)
20121008 (BBC7)

The life support machine is switched off, but is 16-year-old Tony really dead? His mother doesn't think so.

Teenager Tony's life support machine is switched off, but when he's buried - is he really dead?

Tony's life support machine is switched off, but when he's buried - is he really dead?

0308 LASTDance In The Underworld1991021420050626 (BBC7)
20050627 (BBC7)
20061203 (BBC7)
20061204 (BBC7)
20080712 (BBC7)
20080713 (BBC7)
20121007 (BBC7)
20121008 (BBC7)

The life support machine is switched off, but is 16-year-old Tony really dead? His mother doesn't think so.

Teenager Tony's life support machine is switched off, but when he's buried - is he really dead?

Tony's life support machine is switched off, but when he's buried - is he really dead?

0401Gobble, Gobble1992122420051210 (BBC7)
20051211 (BBC7)
20080719 (BBC7)
20080720 (BBC7)
20101227 (BBC7)

A visit to a farm and an aversion to birds.

This dark tale is enough to make anyone turn vegetarian.

By Christmas Eve, most people will have their turkeys safely secured, but for Martin Reynolds, his search ends in a nightmare.

By Christmas Eve, most people will have their turkeys safely secured.

Not Martin Reynolds.

A series of eight stories introduced by Edward de Souza.

1: Gobble, Gobble.

A seasonal chiller by Paul Burns.

Director Martin Jenkins

0401Gobble, Gobble *1992122420051210 (BBC7)
20051211 (BBC7)
20080719 (BBC7)
20080720 (BBC7)
20101227 (BBC7)

A visit to a farm and an aversion to birds.

This dark tale is enough to make anyone turn vegetarian.

By Christmas Eve, most people will have their turkeys safely secured, but for Martin Reynolds, his search ends in a nightmare.

By Christmas Eve, most people will have their turkeys safely secured.

Not Martin Reynolds.

0402The Next In Line19921231
0402The Next In Line19921231

with Edward De Souza as the Man in Black.

2: The Next in line by Ray Bradbury.

Is it possible literally to frighten someone to death?

TAFLER, SIRIOL JENKINS, DAVID HOLT Dramatised by Brian Sibley Stereo

0403Dark Feathers1993010720050703 (BBC7)
20050704 (BBC7)
20080726 (BBC7)
20080727 (BBC7)

Fay's summer in the West Country is blighted by strange and dark forces.

Hosted by the Man in Black.

0403Dark Feathers1993010720050703 (BBC7)
20050704 (BBC7)
20080726 (BBC7)
20080727 (BBC7)
20130518 (BBC7)
20130519 (BBC7)

Fay's summer in the West Country is blighted by strange and dark forces.

The Man in Black introduces a dark mystery of Fay's blighted return to the West Country.

Stars Edward de Souza and Joanna Myers.

A series of eight stories introduced by Edward De Souza , the Man in Black. Written by Denise Sims. 3: Dark Feathers

A composer's determination to achieve absolute concentration results in a callous massacre.

Director Martin Jenkins

0404Playing God1993011420050710 (BBC7)
20050711 (BBC7)
20080802 (BBC7)
20080803 (BBC7)
20130525 (BBC7)
20130526 (BBC7)

Homeless people face an evil force.

Does anyone notice or care?

Homeless people face falling prey to unscrupulous operators.

Introduced by Edward De Souza.

Starring Melanie Hudson.

Homeless people face falling prey to unscrupulous operators. Introduced by Edward de Souza

The Man in Black reveals homeless people face falling prey to unscrupulous operators.

Stars Edward de Souza and Melanie Hudson.

A series of eight stories, introduced by Edward De Souza , the Man in Black. 4:Playing God

With so many young people sleeping rough, they can fall prey to unscrupulous operators. Written by John Graham.

Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo

0404Playing God1993011420050710 (BBC7)
20050711 (BBC7)
20080802 (BBC7)
20080803 (BBC7)

Homeless people face an evil force.

Does anyone notice or care?

Homeless people face falling prey to unscrupulous operators.

Introduced by Edward De Souza.

Starring Melanie Hudson.

0405Vicious Fish1993012120050717 (BBC7)
20050718 (BBC7)
20130601 (BBC7)
20130602 (BBC7)

George intends to go back to sea to catch a conga.

No-one believes him so he persuades Tony to go out with him.

The tale of George, who enlists Tony to watch him catch a conger.

Stars Edward De Souza.

The Man in Black reels out the tale of George, who enlists Tony to watch him catch a conger.

Stars Edward De Souza and John Hollis.

A series of eight stories introduced by Edward De Souza , the Man in Black. 5: Vicious Fish.by John Duquemin and Gregor Grice.

A giant of the deep demands a human sacrifice.

Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo

Introduced By: Edward De Souza

Unknown: John Duquemin

Unknown: Gregor Grice.

Director: Martin Jenkins.

George: John Hollis

Tony: Paul Copley

Danny: Nicholas Murchie

0405Vicious Fish1993012120050717 (BBC7)
20050718 (BBC7)

George intends to go back to sea to catch a conga.

No-one believes him so he persuades Tony to go out with him.

0406Hellhound On My Trail1993012820130608 (BBC7)
20130609 (BBC7)

Eight stories introduced by Edward De Souza.

6: Hellhound on my Trail Written by Paul Sirett.

James Harper investigates the mysterious death of a jazz musician.

Tricia Singleton VICTORIA CARUNG Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo

Written By: Paul Sirett.

Written By: James Harper

Unknown: Tricia Singleton

Unknown: Victoria Carung

Director: Martin Jenkins.

James Harper: Nigel Anthony

Carol Harper: Shelley Thompson

Dr Lewis: John Rowe

Ike Roberts: Erick Ray Evans

Anderson: Burt Caesar

Lucia Grange: Alibe Parsons

Marcie Singleton: Sandra James Young

The Man in Black introduces a terrifying probe into a blues singer's mysterious death. Stars Nigel Anthony.

0406Hellhounds On My Trail19930128
0407Hearing Is Believing1993020420050724 (BBC7)
20050725 (BBC7)
20080809 (BBC7)
20080810 (BBC7)
20130615 (BBC7)
20130616 (BBC7)

When the theatre is dark and the cast have left, one takes for granted that backstage is empty.

But it isn't.

When the cast have left and the theatre is dark, you should never assume that it's empty backstage.

When the theatre is dark, you should never assume that it's empty backstage.

When the cast have left and the theatre is dark, you should never assume that it's empty backstage. Stars Edward De Souza and Mick Ford.

A series of eight stories introduced by Edward De Souza , the Man in Black. 7: Hearing Is Believing

Written by Aubrey Woods. Bizarre happenings backstage - long after the lights have gone out in a large London theatre.

Director Gerry Jones. Stereo

Introduced By: Edward De Souza

Written By: Aubrey Woods.

Director: Gerry Jones.

Harry Travers: Mick Ford

Paul: Keith Drinkel

Laura: Siriol Jenkins

Sergeant: Jonathan Adams

0407Hearing Is Believing1993020420050724 (BBC7)
20050725 (BBC7)
20080809 (BBC7)
20080810 (BBC7)

When the theatre is dark and the cast have left, one takes for granted that backstage is empty.

But it isn't.

When the cast have left and the theatre is dark, you should never assume that it's empty backstage.

0408 LASTLife Line1993021120080816 (BBC7)
20080817 (BBC7)
20130622 (BBC7)
20130623 (BBC7)

It could be Belinda on the phone - Bryan thinks so.

But as Colin points out Belinda died some time ago.

It could be Belinda on the phone. Bryan certainly thinks so. But Belinda died some time ago. The Man in Black introduces a chatline where the callers are on hold forever.

The last of eight stories introduced by Edward De Souza , the Man in Black. 8: Life Line

Written by Stephen Gallagher. Could modern technology open the way to communication beyond the grave? And if so - to what end?

Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo

Introduced By: Edward De Souza

Written By: Stephen Gallagher.

Director: Martin Jenkins.

Ryan: Nicholas Murchie

Colin: Jonathan Tafler

Susan: Moir Leslie

Belinda: Federay Holmes

Life Line Operator: Ann Windsor

BT Operator: Matthew Morgan

Voices: Julian Rhind Tutt

Voices: Kate Binchy

Voices: Melinda Walker

0408 LASTLife Line *1993021120080816 (BBC7)
20080817 (BBC7)

It could be Belinda on the phone - Bryan thinks so.

But as Colin points out Belinda died some time ago.

0501Net Suicide1997090419990222
20080927 (BBC7)
20080928 (BBC7)

By Stephen Wyatt.

Michael Scantgrace is a City dealer facing ruin when he stumbles across the Suicide Club on the internet.

Should he sign up? With Gerard Mcdermott, Tracey-Ann Oberman, David Brooks and John Rowe.

Director David Hunter.

Mike is the 'King', a successful dealer in futures.

But what is his secret and why will it destroy him? Tracy Ann Oberman stars.

0501Net Suicide1997090419990222
20080927 (BBC7)
20080928 (BBC7)

By Stephen Wyatt.

Michael Scantgrace is a City dealer facing ruin when he stumbles across the Suicide Club on the internet.

Should he sign up? With Gerard Mcdermott, Tracey-Ann Oberman, David Brooks and John Rowe.

Director David Hunter.

Mike is the 'King', a successful dealer in futures.

But what is his secret and why will it destroy him? Tracy Ann Oberman stars.

0502Tapping1997092520081004 (BBC7)
20081005 (BBC7)

A tapping noise has haunted Tom for thirty years.

But Janey has a plan.

By Colin Haydn Evans.

Tom is plagued by a dark childhood memory.

Can Janie help rid him of ghosts from the past? With Siobhan Redmond and Mark Bonnar.

A tapping noise has haunted Tom for 30 years. But Janey has a plan. By Colin Haydn Evans.

Director David Blount

0502Tapping *1997092520081004 (BBC7)
20081005 (BBC7)

A tapping noise has haunted Tom for thirty years.

But Janey has a plan.

By Colin Haydn Evans.

Tom is plagued by a dark childhood memory.

Can Janie help rid him of ghosts from the past? With Siobhan Redmond and Mark Bonnar.

0503The Chimes Of Midnight1997090419971002
20081011 (BBC7)
20081012 (BBC7)
20101101 (BBC7)

An Oxford professor's obsession with horology and the anthropological view of time leads to a horrific fate.

David Suchet stars.

A theoretical physicist's consuming passion leads him into a great deal of trouble. By Nick Fisher. with Jenny Lee. Christopher Wright , Alison Pettitt and Jillie Meers. Director Marion Nancarrow

Five scary stories which begin with David Suchet starring as a theoretical physicist whose consuming passion leads him into a great deal of trouble. By Nick Fisher. with Alison Pettitt and Jillie Meers Director Marion Nancarrow

0503The Chimes Of Midnight1997100220081011 (BBC7)
20081012 (BBC7)
20101101 (BBC7)

An Oxford professor's obsession with horology and the anthropological view of time leads to a horrific fate.

David Suchet stars.

0504Making Sacrifices1997100920081018 (BBC7)
20081019 (BBC7)

Three young girls learn about the darker side of life in a blackly humorous view of fear and loathing in a girls' boarding school.

With Caroline Strong, Sarah Rice and Alison Pettitt.

Director Adrian Bean.

Kerry decides to take revenge on fellow pupil Alison but her scheme doesn't go to plan.

A dark tale starring Caroline Strong.

Three girls learn about the darker side of life in a humorous view of fear and loathing in a girls' boarding school. By Nick Warburton.

0504Making Sacrifices * *1997100920081018 (BBC7)
20081019 (BBC7)

Three young girls learn about the darker side of life in a blackly humorous view of fear and loathing in a girls' boarding school.

With Caroline Strong, Sarah Rice and Alison Pettitt.

Director Adrian Bean.

Kerry decides to take revenge on fellow pupil Alison but her scheme doesn't go to plan.

A dark tale starring Caroline Strong.

0505 LASTTissue Memory1997101619990215
20081025 (BBC7)
20081026 (BBC7)

By Judy Upton.

Anna has a healthy new heart.

But who was the donor? And how did she die? With Rachel Atkins, Kim Wall, John Rowe, Gerard Mcdermott and Carolyn Jones.

Director David Blount.

But who was the donor? And how did she die? By Judy Upton.

With Rachel Atkins and Kim Wall.

Anna is due to marry Paul and live happily in the city, but a change of heart takes her on a different journey.

Anna has a healthy new heart. But how did the donor die? By Judy Upton. with John Rowe , Gerard McDermott and Carolyn Jones. Director David Blount

0505 LASTTissue Memory *1997101619990215
20081025 (BBC7)
20081026 (BBC7)

By Judy Upton.

Anna has a healthy new heart.

But who was the donor? And how did she die? With Rachel Atkins, Kim Wall, John Rowe, Gerard Mcdermott and Carolyn Jones.

Director David Blount.

But who was the donor? And how did she die? By Judy Upton.

With Rachel Atkins and Kim Wall.

Anna is due to marry Paul and live happily in the city, but a change of heart takes her on a different journey.

0601The Hairy Hand Of Dartmoor1999020820130629 (BBC7)
20130630 (BBC7)

An angry man, who doesn't believe in witches, drives home at night across the moors.

An angry man, who doesn't believe in witches, drives home at night across the moors. With Angela Pleasence and Struan Rodger.

By Michael Mcstay.

Alcohol, anger, infidelity and stories of Dartmoor witches and the "hairy hand" are the ingredients in a cocktail party that goes dangerously awry for Geoffrey.

With Struan Rodger, Emily Richard and Angela Pleasence.

Director Ned Chaillet

0602 LASTThe Blood Of Eva Bergen1999021520130706 (BBC7)
20130707 (BBC7)

By Paul Sirett.

Claire is a talented young pianist who falls under the spell of Iliev, a musician haunted by a woman called Eva Bergen and the power that she once had over him.

With John Church, Tilly Gaunt and Giles Fagan

Claire and Tom are visiting the resting place of a renowned pianist. What was her power?

Claire and Tom are visiting the resting place of a renowned pianist. What was her power? Stars Tilly Gaunt and Giles Fagan.

A01Prepared To Be Scared?1997090419990308

Five scary stories which begin with David Suchet starring as a theoretical physicist whose consuming passion leads him into a great deal of trouble.

By Nick Fisher.

`Prepared to be Scared?' By Nick Fisher.

A theoretical physicist's consuming passion leads him into a great deal of trouble.

With David Suchet, John Rowe and Jenny Lee.

Director Marion Nancarrow

A01Prepared To Be Scared?1997090419990308

Five scary stories which begin with David Suchet starring as a theoretical physicist whose consuming passion leads him into a great deal of trouble.

By Nick Fisher.

`Prepared to be Scared?' By Nick Fisher.

A theoretical physicist's consuming passion leads him into a great deal of trouble.

With David Suchet, John Rowe and Jenny Lee.

Director Marion Nancarrow

A01The Blood Of Eva Bergen19990215

By Paul Sirett.

Claire is a talented young pianist who falls under the spell of Iliev, a musician haunted by a woman called Eva Bergen and the power that she once had over him.

With John Church, Tilly Gaunt and Giles Fagan

A04Prepared To Be Scared?1997090419990308
A04Prepared To Be Scared?1997090419990308