The Mistletoe Bride And Other Haunting Tales

"The Mistletoe Bride and other Haunting Tales" is a collection of haunting short stories written, abridged and introduced by Kate Mosse. They are all inspired by legends and folktales from the French and Sussex Countryside and each story explores the relationship between landscape and emotion. Grief and Guilt. Loss and happiness. They are timeless in their telling, ranging from the mythical past to the present day. Kate Mosse has chosen 5 out of the collection that exemplify the redemption experienced by the various grief stricken men and women as they come to terms with their destiny.

Producer: Celia de Wolff

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01The Mistletoe Bride2014031020140311

"The Mistletoe Bride and other Haunting Tales" is a collection of haunting short stories written, abridged and introduced by Kate Mosse. They are all inspired by legends and folktales from the French and Sussex Countryside and each story explores the relationship between landscape and emotion. Grief and Guilt. Loss and happiness. They are timeless in their telling, ranging from the mythical past to the present day. Kate Mosse has chosen 5 out of the collection that exemplify the redemption experienced by the various grief stricken men and women as they come to terms with their destiny.

Producer: Celia de Wolff

The happiness of a young bride on her wedding day comes to a tragic and abrupt end.

The happiness of a young bride on her wedding day comes to a tragic and abrupt end. Read by Bryony Hannah.

02On Harting Hill2014031120140312

A horrified man thinks he has run over a young girl, only to find all is not as it seems.

A horrified man thinks he's run over a young girl only to find all is not quite as it seems. Read by Robert Glenister

03Red Letter Day2014031220140313
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A grief-stricken mother goes on a journey in search of peace.

A grief-stricken mother goes on a journey in search of peace. Read by Claire Skinner.

04The House On The Hill2014031320140314

A young woman's life is protected by the haunting walls of a house within a house.

A young woman's life is protected by the haunting walls of a house within a house. Read by Lily James.

05 LASTThe Revenant2014031420140315

An old man's guilt will haunt him and not release him until the truth is told.

An old man's guilt will haunt him and not release him until the truth is told. Read by Charlotte Emmerson