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 rid herself 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 rid herself of her spouse.