The Ingoldsby Legends

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02The Leech Of Folkestone, Part 1 *20091215

Nicholas Murchie and Lucy Robinson read from a collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry supposedly written by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, but actually penned by the Rev Richard Barham, first published in book form in 1840.

In the depths of Romney Marsh, an avaricious woman, bored with her tedious husband, plots with her doctor to get rid of her spouse.

But it seems that more than normal medication is to be employed.

Abriged by Robin Brooks.

A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

An avaricious woman plots with her doctor to get rid of her spouse.

04Bloudie Jacke *20091217

Nicholas Murchie and Lucy Robinson read from a collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry supposedly written by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, but actually penned by the Rev Richard Barham, first published in book form in 1840.

A grisly and comic poetic tale concerning a local Bluebeard, intent on causing havoc wherever he roams.

Abriged by Robin Brooks.

A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

A grisly and comic poetic tale concerning a local Bluebeard intent on causing havoc.

05Jerry Jarvis' Wig *20091218

Is it possible for a wig to be possessed? And can it, in turn, possess a person foolish enough to wear it?

06The Spectre Of Tapton, Part 1 *20091221

The strange tale of a trouser-stealing ghost.

Why the unsatiable appetite for pantaloons, and where are they being taken?

08Nell Cook *20091223

A part-comic, part-terrifying poetic portrayal of baked meat and bloody murder, as a housekeeper takes a certain dislike of her master's houseguest.

09A Singular Passage, Part 1 *20091224

A tale of black magic set in the depths of Romney Marsh, as a young woman is tormented by two men bent on exploring the dark arts.

10 LASTA Singular Passage, Part 2 *20091225

Nicholas Murchie and Lucy Robinson read from a collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry supposedly written by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, but actually penned by the Rev Richard Barham, first published in book form in 1840.

Continuing a tale of black magic set in the depths of Romney Marsh, as a young woman is tormented by two men bent on exploring the dark arts.

Abriged by Robin Brooks.

A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

Continuing a young woman is tormented by two men bent on exploring the dark arts.