Ghostly and macabre tales from the pen of Victorian writer M.R. James. Disc 1: WHISTLE AND I’LL COME TO YOU (1968 & 2010) Disc 2: THE STALLS OF BARCHESTER (1971), A WARNING TO THE CURIOUS (1972) Disc 3: LOST HEARTS (1973), THE TREASURE OF ABBOT THOMAS (1974), ASH TREE (1975) Disc 4: CHRISTOPHER LEE’S GHOST STORIES FOR CHRISTMAS (2000) Disc 5: A VIEW FROM A HILL (2005), NUMBER 13 (2006)
A View From a Hill (2005)
When Mr Fanshawe borrows his host’s binoculars, he sees an unsettling sight on aptly-named Gallows hill – or does he? Directed by Luke Wilson.
A Warning to the Curious (1972)
A man goes in search of an ancient crown, unaware that anyone who moves it will be cursed. Directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark.
Ash Tree (1975)
Sir Richard inherits the family estate and finds himself overwhelmed with visions of his great uncle’s role in the hanging of a woman suspected of witchcraft. Directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark.
Christopher Lee’s Ghost Stories For Christmas (2000)
Christopher Lee hosts and narrates: a Warning to the Curious, number 13, the Stalls of Berchester. Directed by Eleanor Yule.
Lost Hearts (1973)
A powerful drama about Mr Abney, an elderly and excitable black magician, who preys sinisterly upon children. Directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark.
Number 13 (2006)
Greg Wise stars in this unsettling tale in which a traveller finds that the hotel he’s booked into conceals a supernatural secret. Directed by Pier Wilkie.
The Stalls of Barchester (1971)
Robert Hardy stars as an ambitious cleric who decides to advance his career by murdering his archdeacon. Directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark.
The Treasure of Abbot Thomas (1974)
Michael Bryant stars as a historian who finds the clue to hidden treasure in an old stained-glass window. Directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark.
Whistle and I’ll Come to You (1968)
Jonathan Miller’s chilling adaptation of the evocative edwardian ghost story starring, starring Michael Horden. Directed by Jonathan Miller
Whistle and I’ll Come to You (2010)
James Parkin (John Hurt) encounters an apparition on a desolate British beach – with terrifying consequences. Directed by Andy Deemmony.
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