Ghost Stories Of Walter De La Mare

Episodes

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01All Hallows2010122420170605 (BBC7)
20181231 (BBC7)
20190101 (BBC7)
20200511 (BBC7)
A weary traveller is oppressed by the atmosphere inside a cathedral by the sea.

A collection of spooky tales

On a hot summer's evening, a weary traveller is oppressed by the supernatural atmosphere inside a gigantic cathedral by the sea.

Read by Richard E Grant.

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was a popular award-wining poet, short story writer and novelist. He wrote for both children and adults.

Abridged by Doreen Estall.

Producer: Lawrence Jackson

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2010.

02Seaton's Aunt2010122520170606 (BBC7)
20190101 (BBC7)
20190102 (BBC7)
20200512 (BBC7)
Two boys spend a holiday with a sinister aunt, an experience that will mark them forever.

A collection of spooky tales

Two boys on holiday stay in the creaking house of an eccentric and sinister aunt, an experience that will mark them forever...

Read by Toby Jones.

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was a popular award-wining poet, short story writer and novelist. He wrote for both children and adults.

Abridged by Doreen Estall.

Producer: Lawrence Jackson

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2010.

03Crewe2010122620170607 (BBC7)
20190102 (BBC7)
20190103 (BBC7)
20200513 (BBC7)
In a railway station waiting room, an old man shares the haunting tale of a past job.

A collection of spooky tales

In the chilly waiting-room of a railway station, an old man relates a disturbing history of a haunting in a job he formerly held...

Read by Kenneth Cranham.

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was a popular award-wining poet, short story writer and novelist. He wrote for both children and adults.

Abridged by Doreen Estall.

Producer: Lawrence Jackson

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2010.

04A Recluse2010122720170608 (BBC7)
20190103 (BBC7)
20190104 (BBC7)
20200514 (BBC7)
One hot night, a traveller must stay at a sinister gentleman's remote house.

A collection of spooky tales

One hot evening in the English countryside, a traveller is forced to stay the night at the remote house of a sinister gentleman...

Read by Anthony Head.

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was a popular award-wining poet, short story writer and novelist. He wrote for both children and adults.

Abridged by Doreen Estall.

Producer: Lawrence Jackson

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2010.

05The Almond Tree2010122820170609 (BBC7)
20190104 (BBC7)
20190105 (BBC7)
20200515 (BBC7)
A man recalls the love affair he witnessed and which will influence the rest of his life.

A collection of spooky tales

A man looks back on the complex relationship between his parents and a female friend of his father's. It's one that will influence the rest of his life...

Read by Julian Wadham.

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was a popular award-wining poet, short story writer and novelist. He wrote for both children and adults.

Abridged by Doreen Estall.

Producer: Lawrence Jackson

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2010.