Ghost Stories By M R James

Five tales by the master of the macabre, M R James

Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

Episodes

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LB01Canon Alberic's Scrapbook1997123020040911 (BBC7)
20040912 (BBC7)
20051024 (BBC7)
20051025 (BBC7)
20070129 (BBC7)
20070130 (BBC7)
20081027 (BBC7)
20081028 (BBC7)
20100607 (BBC7)
20100608 (BBC7)
20110110 (BBC7)
20110111 (BBC7)
20110808 (BBC7)
20110809 (BBC7)
20111031 (BBC7)
20111101 (BBC7)
20120903 (BBC7)
20120904 (BBC7)
20130624 (BBC7)
20130625 (BBC7)
20131223 (BBC7)
20131224 (BBC7)

Five tales by the master of the macabre, M R James

Read by Benjamin Whitrow.A collector of antiquities encounters a hideous demonic figure in his hotel room.

But did he really see it?

A collector of antiquities finds a priceless ancient book.

But something evil lies within its pages.

Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

A collector of antiquities finds a priceless ancient book. Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

A collector of antiquities finds a priceless ancient book. But something evil lies within its pages. Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

A collector of antiquities finds a priceless ancient book. But something evil lies within.

LB02Lost Hearts1997123120040918 (BBC7)
20040919 (BBC7)
20051025 (BBC7)
20051026 (BBC7)
20070130 (BBC7)
20070131 (BBC7)
20081028 (BBC7)
20081029 (BBC7)
20100608 (BBC7)
20100609 (BBC7)
20110111 (BBC7)
20110112 (BBC7)
20110809 (BBC7)
20110810 (BBC7)
20111101 (BBC7)
20111102 (BBC7)
20120904 (BBC7)
20120905 (BBC7)
20130625 (BBC7)
20130626 (BBC7)
20131224 (BBC7)
20131225 (BBC7)

Twelve-year-old orphan Stephen Elliott is given a home by his elderly cousins.

A young orphan goes to stay with his cousin and finds himself haunted by a pair of ghostly children.

Twelve year old orphan, Stephen Elliott, is given a home by his elderly cousin.

Who - or what - killed Mr Abney? And why was it so keen to expose his heart?

A 12-year-old orphan is given a home by his elderly cousin.

But how hospitable is the old man? Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

A 12-year-old orphan is given a home by his elderly cousin. But how hospitable is the old man? Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

A young orphan is given a home by his elderly cousin. But how hospitable is the old man?

A young orphan is given a home by his elderly cousin. But how hospitable is the old man? Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

LB03A School Story1998010120040925 (BBC7)
20040926 (BBC7)
20051026 (BBC7)
20051027 (BBC7)
20070131 (BBC7)
20070201 (BBC7)
20081029 (BBC7)
20081030 (BBC7)
20100609 (BBC7)
20100610 (BBC7)
20110112 (BBC7)
20110113 (BBC7)
20110810 (BBC7)
20110811 (BBC7)
20111102 (BBC7)
20111103 (BBC7)
20120905 (BBC7)
20120906 (BBC7)
20130626 (BBC7)
20130627 (BBC7)
20131226 (BBC7)

A man recalls the ghost story from his childhood days at boarding school when a bizarre series of events led to the disappearance of a schoolmaster.

Two corpses are dragged from a deep well, their arms inseparably entwined.

A series of spooky events leads to a teacher's disappearance.

Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

Ghostly yarn telling of spooky events at a school.

What is 'the well among the yews'?

The master of the ghostly yarn tells of spooky events at a school.

What is 'the well among the yews'? Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

A School Story: The master of the ghostly yarn tells of spooky events from 1870 involving his old school teacher.

Ghostly yarn telling of spooky events at a school. What is 'the well among the yews'?

: The master of the ghostly yarn tells of spooky events from 1870 involving his old school teacher. What is 'the well among the yews'? Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

A School Story: The master of the ghostly yarn tells of spooky events from 1870 involving his old school teacher. What is 'the well among the yews'? Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

A man recalls spooky events from 1870 involving his old teacher.

A man recalls spooky events from 1870 involving his old teacher. What is 'the well among the yews'? Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

LB04The Haunted Dolls House1998010220041002 (BBC7)
20041003 (BBC7)
20051027 (BBC7)
20051028 (BBC7)
20070201 (BBC7)
20070202 (BBC7)
20081030 (BBC7)
20081031 (BBC7)
20100610 (BBC7)
20100611 (BBC7)
20110113 (BBC7)
20110114 (BBC7)
20110811 (BBC7)
20110812 (BBC7)
20111103 (BBC7)
20111104 (BBC7)
20120906 (BBC7)
20120907 (BBC7)
20130627 (BBC7)
20130628 (BBC7)
20131226 (BBC7)
20131227 (BBC7)

Why are the Chittendens so pleased to be rid of their rather splendid miniature mansion?

Why are the Chittendens so pleased to be rid of their rather splendid miniature mansion? Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

The Chittendens are relieved when they finally sell the doll's house to wealthy Mr Dillett.

A collector buys what he thinks is a perfectly ordinary doll's house - until the figures inside it start to move!.

LB05 LASTRats1998010320041009 (BBC7)
20041010 (BBC7)
20051028 (BBC7)
20051029 (BBC7)
20070202 (BBC7)
20070203 (BBC7)
20081031 (BBC7)
20081101 (BBC7)
20100611 (BBC7)
20100612 (BBC7)
20110114 (BBC7)
20110115 (BBC7)
20110812 (BBC7)
20110813 (BBC7)
20111104 (BBC7)
20111105 (BBC7)
20120907 (BBC7)
20120908 (BBC7)
20130628 (BBC7)
20130629 (BBC7)
20131227 (BBC7)

Mr Thompson decides to explore the rooms at the inn where he is staying and comes to wish he hadn't.

Mr Thomson enjoys a peaceful stay at a Suffolk inn until curiosity gets the better of him.

Read by Benjamin Whitrow.

Mr Thompson decides to explore the inn where he is staying.

Perhaps he shouldn't.

Mr Thompson decides to explore the rooms at the inn where he is staying.

Mr Thompson decides to explore the inn where he is staying. Perhaps he shouldn't.

Mr Thompson decides to explore the rooms at the inn where he is staying. Perhaps he shouldn't. Read by Benjamin Whitrow.