The Man In Black

The creepy raconteur is back.

Episodes

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04Hide And Seek

05Bombers' Moon

01The Tower2009010420090105
20090613 (BBC7)
20090614 (BBC7)
20100221 (BBC7)
20100222 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces the story of Ro and Zee, who go into a world where time has stopped.

01The Tower2009010420090105
20090613 (BBC7)
20090614 (BBC7)
20100221 (BBC7)
20100222 (BBC7)
20130603 (BBC7)
20130604 (BBC7)
20170813 (BBC7)
20170814 (BBC7)

The creepy raconteur introduces Ro and Zee, who stumble into a world where time is stopped

The creepy story of Ro and Zee, who stumble into a world where time has stopped.

Mike Walker's tale is introduced by Mark Gatiss as sinister raconteur, The Man in Black.

Starring Robert Lonsdale as Ro, Inam Mirza as Zee and Malcolm Tierney as Mr Fisher.

Horrifying series of tales from The Man in Black. You might meet him at a luggage carousel in an airport, or behind the desk at an employment agency or he might approach you in the corridor of a care home.

Wherever you encounter him, he's eager to pass on his stories. Stories to unsettle and horrify. Stories to haunt you.

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2009.

The creepy raconteur introduces Ro and Zee, who stumble into a world where time is stopped

The creepy raconteur introduces the story of Ro and Zee, who stumble into a world where time has stopped.

02Project Purple2009011120090112
20090620 (BBC7)
20090621 (BBC7)
20100228 (BBC7)
20100301 (BBC7)

Another chilling tale as a neuroscientist tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

With Mark Gatiss and Emily Woof.

A neuroscientist tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

With Emily Woof.

Another spine-tingling tale, written by Richard Vincent and introduced by the Man in Black, Mark Gatiss.

In 'Purple Project', a neuroscientist tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

With Emily Woolf, Trevor White and Gunnar Cauthery, it was produced for Radio 7 by Jeremy Mortimer and directed by Faith Collingwood.

A chilling tale as a neuroscientist tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

02Project Purple2009011120090112
20090620 (BBC7)
20090621 (BBC7)
20100228 (BBC7)
20100301 (BBC7)
20130604 (BBC7)
20130605 (BBC7)
20170820 (BBC7)
20170821 (BBC7)

The tale of a neuroscientist who tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

Blazing a trail in the field of neuroscience with her ground-breaking work in 'audio therapy', Professor Maggie Shaw tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

Richard Vincent's tale is introduced by Mark Gatiss as sinister raconteur, The Man in Black.

Stars Emily Woof as Maggie Shaw, Trevor White as Tom Heartland, Gunnar Cauthery as Dr Oliver Penright, Jonathan Tafler as Sir Max Rencart and Donna Hughes as the Computer.

Horrifying series of tales from The Man in Black. You might meet him at a luggage carousel in an airport, or behind the desk at an employment agency or he might approach you in the corridor of a care home.

Wherever you encounter him, he's eager to pass on his stories. Stories to unsettle and horrify. Stories to haunt you.

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2009.

The creepy raconteur's tale of a neuroscientist who tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment. Stars Mark Gatiss.

Another chilling tale as a neuroscientist tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

With Mark Gatiss and Emily Woof.

A neuroscientist tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

With Emily Woof.

Another spine-tingling tale, written by Richard Vincent and introduced by the Man in Black, Mark Gatiss.

In 'Purple Project', a neuroscientist tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

With Emily Woolf, Trevor White and Gunnar Cauthery, it was produced for Radio 7 by Jeremy Mortimer and directed by Faith Collingwood.

A chilling tale as a neuroscientist tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

02Project Purple2009011120090112
20090620 (BBC7)
20090621 (BBC7)
20100228 (BBC7)
20100301 (BBC7)
20130604 (BBC7)
20130605 (BBC7)
20170820 (BBC7)
20170821 (BBC7)

The tale of a neuroscientist who tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

Blazing a trail in the field of neuroscience with her ground-breaking work in 'audio therapy', Professor Maggie Shaw tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

Richard Vincent's tale is introduced by Mark Gatiss as sinister raconteur, The Man in Black.

Stars Emily Woof as Maggie Shaw, Trevor White as Tom Heartland, Gunnar Cauthery as Dr Oliver Penright, Jonathan Tafler as Sir Max Rencart and Donna Hughes as the Computer.

Horrifying series of tales from The Man in Black. You might meet him at a luggage carousel in an airport, or behind the desk at an employment agency or he might approach you in the corridor of a care home.

Wherever you encounter him, he's eager to pass on his stories. Stories to unsettle and horrify. Stories to haunt you.

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2009.

The creepy raconteur's tale of a neuroscientist who tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment. Stars Mark Gatiss.

Another chilling tale as a neuroscientist tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

With Mark Gatiss and Emily Woof.

A neuroscientist tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

With Emily Woof.

Another spine-tingling tale, written by Richard Vincent and introduced by the Man in Black, Mark Gatiss.

In 'Purple Project', a neuroscientist tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

With Emily Woolf, Trevor White and Gunnar Cauthery, it was produced for Radio 7 by Jeremy Mortimer and directed by Faith Collingwood.

A chilling tale as a neuroscientist tries to revive the victim of a dubious experiment.

03The White Hare2009011820090119
20090627 (BBC7)
20090628 (BBC7)
20100307 (BBC7)
20100308 (BBC7)

A couple move to the country and find it far from peaceful.

With Mark Gatiss.

Another chilling tale as a couple move to the country and find it far from peaceful.

With Mark Gatiss and Tom Goodman-hill.

We're in the third week of our new Radio 7 commission, in which Mark Gatiss quietly and creepily introduces haunting and unsettling tales.

This week it is the tale of The White Hare by Lucy Gough, starring Tom Goodman-hill, Janice Acquah and Stephen Critchlow.

When Izzie and Casper move to the country, they imagine a rural idyll - however the reality is very different.

It is directed by Peter Leslie Wild.

03The White Hare2009011820090119
20090627 (BBC7)
20090628 (BBC7)
20100307 (BBC7)
20100308 (BBC7)
20130605 (BBC7)
20130606 (BBC7)
20170827 (BBC7)
20170828 (BBC7)

The creepy raconteur's tale of a couple who find country life is far from peaceful.

When Izzie and Casper move to the country, they imagine an idyllic lifestyle. But the reality is very different. Izzie's nerves are already frayed, but with threats from a hostile farmer - she spots an ill-omen...

Lucy Gough's tale is introduced by Mark Gatiss as sinister raconteur, The Man in Black.

Stars Tom Goodman-Hill as Casper, Janice Acquah as Izzie, Stephen Critchlow as the Farmer, Manjeet Mann as the Café Owner and Poppy Lee Friar as Kaddy.

Horrifying series of tales from The Man in Black. You might meet him at a luggage carousel in an airport, or behind the desk at an employment agency or he might approach you in the corridor of a care home.

Wherever you encounter him, he's eager to pass on his stories. Stories to unsettle and horrify. Stories to haunt you.

The Man In Black first appeared in the 1940s as the chilling voice who introduced a series of terrifying radio dramas. He returned on Radio 4 in the 1970s and then again in the late 80s/early 90s.

Director: Peter Leslie Wild

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2009.

The creepy raconteur's tale of a couple who find country life is far from peaceful. Stars Mark Gatiss and Tom Goodman-hill.

A couple move to the country and find it far from peaceful.

With Mark Gatiss.

Another chilling tale as a couple move to the country and find it far from peaceful.

With Mark Gatiss and Tom Goodman-hill.

We're in the third week of our new Radio 7 commission, in which Mark Gatiss quietly and creepily introduces haunting and unsettling tales.

This week it is the tale of The White Hare by Lucy Gough, starring Tom Goodman-hill, Janice Acquah and Stephen Critchlow.

When Izzie and Casper move to the country, they imagine a rural idyll - however the reality is very different.

It is directed by Peter Leslie Wild.

03The White Hare2009011820090119
20090627 (BBC7)
20090628 (BBC7)
20100307 (BBC7)
20100308 (BBC7)
20130605 (BBC7)
20130606 (BBC7)
20170827 (BBC7)
20170828 (BBC7)

The creepy raconteur's tale of a couple who find country life is far from peaceful.

When Izzie and Casper move to the country, they imagine an idyllic lifestyle. But the reality is very different. Izzie's nerves are already frayed, but with threats from a hostile farmer - she spots an ill-omen...

Lucy Gough's tale is introduced by Mark Gatiss as sinister raconteur, The Man in Black.

Stars Tom Goodman-Hill as Casper, Janice Acquah as Izzie, Stephen Critchlow as the Farmer, Manjeet Mann as the Café Owner and Poppy Lee Friar as Kaddy.

Horrifying series of tales from The Man in Black. You might meet him at a luggage carousel in an airport, or behind the desk at an employment agency or he might approach you in the corridor of a care home.

Wherever you encounter him, he's eager to pass on his stories. Stories to unsettle and horrify. Stories to haunt you.

The Man In Black first appeared in the 1940s as the chilling voice who introduced a series of terrifying radio dramas. He returned on Radio 4 in the 1970s and then again in the late 80s/early 90s.

Director: Peter Leslie Wild

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2009.

The creepy raconteur's tale of a couple who find country life is far from peaceful. Stars Mark Gatiss and Tom Goodman-hill.

A couple move to the country and find it far from peaceful.

With Mark Gatiss.

Another chilling tale as a couple move to the country and find it far from peaceful.

With Mark Gatiss and Tom Goodman-hill.

We're in the third week of our new Radio 7 commission, in which Mark Gatiss quietly and creepily introduces haunting and unsettling tales.

This week it is the tale of The White Hare by Lucy Gough, starring Tom Goodman-hill, Janice Acquah and Stephen Critchlow.

When Izzie and Casper move to the country, they imagine a rural idyll - however the reality is very different.

It is directed by Peter Leslie Wild.

04Hide And Seek2009012520090126
20090704 (BBC7)
20090705 (BBC7)
20100314 (BBC7)
20100315 (BBC7)

A medical trial for hypnosis unlocks unexpectedly terrifying forces.

With Mark Gatiss.

With Mark Gatiss, Abigail Hollick and Joseph Millson.

04Hide And Seek2009012520090126
20090704 (BBC7)
20090705 (BBC7)
20100314 (BBC7)
20100315 (BBC7)
20130606 (BBC7)
20130607 (BBC7)
20170903 (BBC7)
20170904 (BBC7)

The tale of Amelia and the terrifying impact of a medical trial for hypnosis.

With her eyes bandaged, Amelia Stowe lies confined to a bed recovering from a major operation. With recuperation stretching before her, she agrees to take part in a psychiatrist's experiment to unlock early memories. But a chilling voice from the past come backs to haunt her...

Mike Carey's tale is introduced by Mark Gatiss as sinister raconteur, The Man in Black.

Stars Abigail Hollick as Amelia Stowe, Joseph Millson as Doctor Bewlay, Janice Acquah as Nurse Sargent, Stephen Critchlow as the Demon and Jill Cardo as Amelia's Mother

Horrifying series of tales from The Man in Black. You might meet him at a luggage carousel in an airport, or behind the desk at an employment agency or he might approach you in the corridor of a care home.

Wherever you encounter him, he's eager to pass on his stories. Stories to unsettle and horrify. Stories to haunt you.

The Man In Black first appeared in the 1940s as the chilling voice who introduced a series of terrifying radio dramas. He returned on Radio 4 in the 1970s and then again in the late 80s/early 90s.

Producer: Gemma Jenkins

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2009.

The creepy raconteur's tale of the terrifying impact of a medical trial for hypnosis. With Mark Gatiss and Abigail Hollick.

The tale of the terrifying impact of a medical trial for hypnosis. With Mark Gatiss.

A medical trial for hypnosis unlocks unexpectedly terrifying forces.

With Mark Gatiss.

With Mark Gatiss, Abigail Hollick and Joseph Millson.

05Bombers' Moon20090201

05 LASTBombers' Moon2009020120090202
20090711 (BBC7)
20090712 (BBC7)
20100321 (BBC7)
20100322 (BBC7)

A horrifying tale of something evil stalking four stranded soldiers in Afghanistan.

05 LASTBombers' Moon2009020120090202
20090711 (BBC7)
20090712 (BBC7)
20100321 (BBC7)
20100322 (BBC7)
20130607 (BBC7)
20130608 (BBC7)
20170910 (BBC7)
20170911 (BBC7)

The creepy raconteur tells of something evil stalking stranded soldiers in Afghanistan.

The creepy raconteur tells of something evil stalking four stranded soldiers in Afghanistan. Stars Mark Gatiss and Gunnar Cauthery.

A horrifying tale of something evil stalking four stranded soldiers in Afghanistan.

Soldiers Jarvis, Carr and Nisbet are stranded in a remote outpost in Afghanistan. They've run out of supplies, trapped by a blizzard, and the man who was going to get help should have been back hours ago. If that weren't bad enough, they're shut in with Corporal Rashid. They're sure he's a Jonah - pure bad luck. They're a sitting target for the enemy, but there's something worse coming for them through the snowy mountains. Something much, much worse...

Lucy Kirkwood's tale is introduced by Mark Gatiss as sinister raconteur, The Man in Black.

Stars Gunnar Cauthery as Jarvis, Mark Bonnar as Carr, Fingal McKiernan as Nisbet, Inam Mirza as Rashid, Robert Lonsdale as Keefe and Manjeet Mann as the female voice.

Horrifying series of tales from The Man in Black. You might meet him at a luggage carousel in an airport, or behind the desk at an employment agency or he might approach you in the corridor of a care home.

Wherever you encounter him, he's eager to pass on his stories. Stories to unsettle and horrify. Stories to haunt you.

The Man In Black first appeared in the 1940s as the chilling voice who introduced a series of terrifying radio dramas. He returned on Radio 4 in the 1970s and then again in the late 80s/early 90s.

Producer: Abigail le Fleming

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2009.

05 LASTBombers' Moon2009020120090202
20090711 (BBC7)
20090712 (BBC7)
20100321 (BBC7)
20100322 (BBC7)
20130607 (BBC7)
20130608 (BBC7)
20170910 (BBC7)

The creepy raconteur tells of something evil stalking stranded soldiers in Afghanistan.

The creepy raconteur tells of something evil stalking four stranded soldiers in Afghanistan. Stars Mark Gatiss and Gunnar Cauthery.

A horrifying tale of something evil stalking four stranded soldiers in Afghanistan.

Soldiers Jarvis, Carr and Nisbet are stranded in a remote outpost in Afghanistan. They've run out of supplies, trapped by a blizzard, and the man who was going to get help should have been back hours ago. If that weren't bad enough, they're shut in with Corporal Rashid. They're sure he's a Jonah - pure bad luck. They're a sitting target for the enemy, but there's something worse coming for them through the snowy mountains. Something much, much worse...

Lucy Kirkwood's tale is introduced by Mark Gatiss as sinister raconteur, The Man in Black.

Stars Gunnar Cauthery as Jarvis, Mark Bonnar as Carr, Fingal McKiernan as Nisbet, Inam Mirza as Rashid, Robert Lonsdale as Keefe and Manjeet Mann as the female voice.

Horrifying series of tales from The Man in Black. You might meet him at a luggage carousel in an airport, or behind the desk at an employment agency or he might approach you in the corridor of a care home.

Wherever you encounter him, he's eager to pass on his stories. Stories to unsettle and horrify. Stories to haunt you.

The Man In Black first appeared in the 1940s as the chilling voice who introduced a series of terrifying radio dramas. He returned on Radio 4 in the 1970s and then again in the late 80s/early 90s.

Producer: Abigail le Fleming

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2009.

01Phish Phood2009103120091101
20110108 (BBC7)
20110109 (BBC7)
20120617 (BBC7)
20120618 (BBC7)

The creepy raconteur introduces horror maestro Kim Newman's nasty little drama with bite. Stars Mark Gatiss and John Rowe.

The creepy raconteur introduces horror maestro Kim Newman's nasty little drama with bite.

A nasty little drama with bite by horror maestro Kim Newman.

Stars John Rowe.

01Phish Phood2009103120091101
20110108 (BBC7)
20110109 (BBC7)
20120617 (BBC7)
20120618 (BBC7)
20130831 (BBC7)
20130901 (BBC7)

The creepy raconteur introduces horror maestro Kim Newman's nasty little drama with bite. Stars Mark Gatiss and John Rowe.

The creepy raconteur introduces horror maestro Kim Newman's nasty little drama with bite.

A nasty little drama with bite by horror maestro Kim Newman.

Stars John Rowe.

02Death Us Do Part2009110720091108
20110115 (BBC7)
20110116 (BBC7)
20120624 (BBC7)
20120625 (BBC7)
20130907 (BBC7)
20130908 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces Mike Bartlett's tale of a man getting ready to pop the question.

Mike Bartlett's chilling tale of a man getting ready to pop the question. Stars Carl Prekopp.

Mike Bartlett's chilling tale of a man getting ready to pop the question.

Stars Carl Prekopp.

02Death Us Do Part2009110720091108
20110115 (BBC7)
20110116 (BBC7)
20120624 (BBC7)
20120625 (BBC7)

Mike Bartlett's chilling tale of a man getting ready to pop the question. Stars Carl Prekopp.

Mark Gatiss introduces Mike Bartlett's tale of a man getting ready to pop the question.

Mike Bartlett's chilling tale of a man getting ready to pop the question.

Stars Carl Prekopp.

03Flesh2009111420091115
20101101 (BBC7)
20110122 (BBC7)
20110123 (BBC7)
20120701 (BBC7)
20120702 (BBC7)
20130914 (BBC7)
20130915 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces Tom Morton-Smith's chilling tale of a virus-swept town.

Mark Gatiss introduces Tom Morton-Smith's chilling tale of a virus-swept town, with a rising death toll. Stars Lindsey Coulson

Tom Morton-Smith's chilling tale of a virus-swept town, with a rising death toll.

Stars Lindsey Coulson.

03Flesh2009111420091115
20101101 (BBC7)
20110122 (BBC7)
20110123 (BBC7)
20120701 (BBC7)
20120702 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces Tom Morton-Smith's chilling tale of a virus-swept town.

Mark Gatiss introduces Tom Morton-Smith's chilling tale of a virus-swept town, with a rising death toll. Stars Lindsey Coulson.

Tom Morton-Smith's chilling tale of a virus-swept town, with a rising death toll.

Stars Lindsey Coulson.

04Angels In Disguise2009112120091122
20110129 (BBC7)
20110130 (BBC7)
20120708 (BBC7)
20120709 (BBC7)
20130921 (BBC7)
20130922 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces Nicola Jones' strange tale of an imaginary friend.

Mark Gatiss introduces Nicola Jones's strange tale of an imaginary friend. Stars Auriol Smith and Rachel Atkins

Mark Gatiss introduces Nicola Jones' strange tale of an imaginary friend. Stars Auriol Smith and Rachel Atkins.

Nicola Jones' strange tale of an imaginary friend.

Stars Auriol Smith and Rachel Atkins.

04Angels In Disguise2009112120091122
20110129 (BBC7)
20110130 (BBC7)
20120708 (BBC7)
20120709 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces Nicola Jones' strange tale of an imaginary friend. Stars Auriol Smith and Rachel Atkins.

Mark Gatiss introduces Nicola Jones' strange tale of an imaginary friend.

Nicola Jones' strange tale of an imaginary friend.

Stars Auriol Smith and Rachel Atkins.

05 LASTThe Old Road2009112820091129
20110205 (BBC7)
20110206 (BBC7)
20120715 (BBC7)
20120716 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces Penelope Skinner's chilling tale of a young woman's terror on an ancient road.

Stars Laura Molyneux.

05 LASTThe Old Road2009112820091129
20110205 (BBC7)
20110206 (BBC7)
20120715 (BBC7)
20120716 (BBC7)
20130928 (BBC7)
20130929 (BBC7)

Penelope Skinner's chilling tale of a young woman's terror on an ancient road.

Mark Gatiss introduces Penelope Skinner's chilling tale of a young woman's terror on an ancient road. Stars Laura Molyneux

Mark Gatiss introduces Penelope Skinner's chilling tale of a young woman's terror on an ancient road.

Stars Laura Molyneux.

01Connect20110212 (BBC7)
20151102 (BBC7)
20151103 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces a chilling tale of a helpline volunteer and a very sinister caller.

Mark Gatiss introduces Lucy Moore's chilling tale of helpline volunteer Rosie and a very sinister caller. Stars Claire Harry.

01Connect2011021220110213
20111023 (BBC7)
20111024 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces a chilling tale of a helpline volunteer and a very sinister caller.

Mark Gatiss introduces Lucy Moore's chilling tale of helpline volunteer Rosie and a very sinister caller.

Stars Claire Harry.

Lucy Moore's chilling tale of helpline volunteer Rosie and a very sinister caller.

02The Printed Name20110219 (BBC7)
20151103 (BBC7)
20151104 (BBC7)

Nicholas Pierpan's chilling tale of a writer's devilish pact with a mysterious man.

Mark Gatiss introduces Nicholas Pierpan's chilling tale of a writer's devilish pact with a mysterious man. Stars Ewan Bailey.

02The Printed Name2011021920110220
20111030 (BBC7)
20111031 (BBC7)

Nicholas Pierpan's chilling tale of a writer's devilish pact with a mysterious man.

Mark Gatiss introduces Nicholas Pierpan's chilling tale of a writer's devilish pact with a mysterious man.

Stars Ewan Bailey.

03Lights Out20110226 (BBC7)
20151104 (BBC7)
20151105 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces a chilling tale of terror in a women's prison.

Mark Gatiss introduces Christopher Golden and Amber Benson's chilling tale of terror in a women's prison. Stars Jasmine Hyde.

03Lights Out2011022620110227
20111106 (BBC7)
20111107 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces a chilling tale of terror in a women's prison.

Mark Gatiss introduces Christopher Golden and Amber Benson's chilling tale of terror in a women's prison.

Stars Jasmine Hyde.

Christopher Golden and Amber Benson's chilling tale of terror in a women's prison.

04Uncle William's House2011030520110306
20111113 (BBC7)
20111114 (BBC7)
20130316 (BBC7)
20130317 (BBC7)
20140222 (BBC7)
20140223 (BBC7)
20151105 (BBC7)
20151106 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces a chilling tale of a young mum inheriting a haunted cottage.

Mark Gatiss introduces Alison Falconer's chilling tale of a young mum inheriting a haunted cottage. Stars Anne-Marie Piazza.

Mark Gatiss introduces Alison Falconer's chilling tale of a young mum inheriting a haunted cottage.

Stars Anne-Marie Piazza.

Alison Falconer's chilling tale of a young mum inheriting a haunted cottage.

04Uncle William's House2011030520110306
20111113 (BBC7)
20111114 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces a chilling tale of a young mum inheriting a haunted cottage.

Mark Gatiss introduces Alison Falconer's chilling tale of a young mum inheriting a haunted cottage.

Stars Anne-Marie Piazza.

Alison Falconer's chilling tale of a young mum inheriting a haunted cottage.

05 LASTPerfect Home2011031220110313
20111120 (BBC7)
20111121 (BBC7)
20130323 (BBC7)
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20140301 (BBC7)
20140302 (BBC7)
20151106 (BBC7)
20151107 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces a chilling tale of a couple's late night meeting on a city street.

Mark Gatiss introduces Nick Warburton's chilling tale of a couple's late night meeting on a dark city street.

Stars Toby Jones.

Nick Warburton's chilling tale of a couple's late night meeting on a dark city street.

Mark Gatiss introduces a chilling tale of a couple's late-night meeting on a city street.

Mark Gatiss introduces Nick Warburton's chilling tale of a couple's late-night meeting on a dark city street. Stars Toby Jones.

Mark Gatiss introduces Nick Warburton's chilling tale of a couple's late night meeting on a dark city street.

Stars Toby Jones.

Nick Warburton's chilling tale of a couple's late night meeting on a dark city street.

01Containment2011112720111128
20121209 (BBC7)
20121210 (BBC7)
20150201 (BBC7)
20150202 (BBC7)
20161106 (BBC7)
20161107 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces a tale of a lost soul offered hope, but with a sinister price.

A self-storage facility off the A12 offers hope to a lost soul, but there's a sinister price attached.

Mark Gatiss returns as the sinister raconteur, The Man in Black, to introduce David Lemon's tale. Starring Clare Corbett as Helen, Rikki Lawton as Andy and Carl Prekopp as Tom.

More horrifying tales from The Man in Black. You might meet him at a luggage carousel in an airport, or behind the desk at an employment agency or he might approach you in the corridor of a care home. Wherever you encounter him, he's eager to pass on his stories. Stories to unsettle and horrify. Stories to haunt you.

Director: Gemma Jenkins

THE WRITER:

David's first feature 'Faintheart', a Film4 production starring Eddie Marsan, was the closing film at the 2008 Edinburgh International Film Festival and nominated for the Michael Powell award. David also wrote the short films 'Monsters and Rabbits' (for FilmLondon) and 'Dead Happy' (for Sky Movies). He has also written for the BBC1 daytime TV drama "Doctors" and the Nickelodeon children's comedy 'Summer In Transylvania'. 'Containment' is David's radio debut.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra. First broadcast in February 2011.

Mark Gatiss introduces David Lemon's tale of a lost soul offered hope, but with a sinister price attached. Stars Clare Corbett.

Mark Gatiss introduces David Lemon's tale of a lost soul offered hope, but with a sinister price attached.

Stars Clare Corbett.

01Containment2011112720111128
20121209 (BBC7)
20121210 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces David Lemon's tale of a lost soul offered hope, but with a sinister price attached. Stars Clare Corbett.

Mark Gatiss introduces a tale of a lost soul offered hope, but with a sinister price.

Mark Gatiss introduces David Lemon's tale of a lost soul offered hope, but with a sinister price attached.

Stars Clare Corbett.

02The Punt2011120420111205
20121216 (BBC7)
20121217 (BBC7)

Mark Gatiss introduces Christina Balit's tale of an ex-alcoholic on the run from more than just his AA buddy. Stars Ian Hogg.

Christina Balit's tale of an ex-alcoholic on the run from more than just his AA buddy.

Mark Gatiss introduces Christina Balit's tale of an ex-alcoholic on the run from more than just his AA buddy.

Stars Ian Hogg.

02The Punt2011120420111205
20121216 (BBC7)
20121217 (BBC7)
20150208 (BBC7)
20150209 (BBC7)
20161113 (BBC7)
20161114 (BBC7)

Christina Balit's tale of an ex-alcoholic on the run from more than just his AA buddy.

Mark Gatiss introduces Christina Balit's tale of an ex-alcoholic on the run from more than just his AA buddy. Stars Ian Hogg.

Mark Gatiss introduces Christina Balit's tale of an ex-alcoholic on the run from more than just his AA buddy.

Stars Ian Hogg.

03The Beaten Track2011121120111212
20121223 (BBC7)
20121224 (BBC7)
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Dawn King's tale of a young couple ignoring warnings on a New Zealand getaway.

Mark Gatiss introduces Dawn King's tale of a young couple ignoring warnings on a New Zealand getaway.

Stars Christopher Webster.

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Mark Gatiss introduces Janice Okoh's cautionary tale. A desperate love quest sparks a chilling reunion. Stars Nikki Amuka-Bird.

Mark Gatiss introduces Janice Okoh's cautionary tale.

A desperate love quest sparks a chilling reunion.

Stars Nikki Amuka-Bird.

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A desperate love quest sparks a chilling reunion in Janice Okoh's cautionary tale.

Mark Gatiss introduces Janice Okoh's cautionary tale. A desperate love quest sparks a chilling reunion. Stars Nikki Amuka-Bird.

Mark Gatiss introduces Janice Okoh's cautionary tale.

A desperate love quest sparks a chilling reunion.

Stars Nikki Amuka-Bird.

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Craig has a new job, but how far will he go to impress his boss? Stars Stephen Greif.

Mark Gatiss introduces Matthew Wilkie's tale. Craig has a new job, but how far will he go to impress his boss? Stars Stephen Greif.

Craig has a new job, but how far will he go to impress his boss?

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Craig has a new job, but how far will he go to impress his boss? Stars Stephen Greif.

Mark Gatiss introduces Matthew Wilkie's tale. Craig has a new job, but how far will he go to impress his boss? Stars Stephen Greif.

Programme Catalogue - Details:19900703

A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Producer: A. CLIFF

Next in series: TALES OF AN OLD HORSE TRADER EP. 1

Previous in series: PRIVATE ANGELO

Description

'The Man in Black' written by Malachi WHITAKER, read by Stephanie TURNER and produced by Tony CLIFF.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

03 Jul 1990 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Malachi Whitaker (Author)

Tony Cliff (Producer)

Stephanie Turner (rdr)

Recorded on 1989-01-24

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4