The House At World's End

MR James - the master of the English ghost story, and celebrated Provost of King's College Cambridge - explains to a Christmas gathering of friends and undergraduates how he first became interested in the supernatural.

He tells the tale of an ancient cabbalistic text that dooms the family and associates of a Cornish bibliophile.

What terrible secret lies hidden in the library at Cranleigh Hall, and why is old Uncle Magnus so afraid of the night?

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MR James - the master of the English ghost story, and celebrated Provost of King's College Cambridge - explains to a Christmas gathering of friends and undergraduates how he first became interested in the supernatural.

He tells the tale of an ancient cabbalistic text that dooms the family and associates of a Cornish bibliophile.

What terrible secret lies hidden in the library at Cranleigh Hall, and why is old Uncle Magnus so afraid of the night?by - Stephen Sheridan

  • dawlish....james durrant
  • director david blount
  • dr de lacey....david collings
  • henry gilbert....Charles Simpson
  • landlord....trevor nichols
  • lincoln....alex hutchinson
  • mr james....John Rowe
  • mrs turner....jean trend
  • uncle magnus....john evitts
  • young james....Jonathan Keeble