Martin's Close [M R James]

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'What see you in the comer of the court, that you fix your eyes on it and not on me, your Judge?'

Will the trial of Squire George Martin need help from beyond the grave to convict him of murder?

M R James's ghostly tale adapted by Michael and Mollie Hardwick

Stars Donald Wolfit as Judge Jeffreys, Frank Partington as Thomas Snell, Barbara Mitchell as Betty Clark, Anthony Hall as George Martin, Rolf Lefebvre as Parson Matthews, Sheila Grant as Ann Clark, George Hagan as Clerk of the Court, Daphne Heard as Sarah Arscott, Francis Larkin as William Reddaway, Earle Grey as the Recorder, Godfrey Kenton as the Attorney General and Donald McKillop as the Marshal.

Producer: Charles Lefeaux

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in 1963.

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First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in 1963.

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Will the trial of Squire George Martin convict him of murder?

Chilling tales from the master ghost story writer, M R James

'What see you in the comer of the court, that you fix your eyes on it and not on me, your Judge?'

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in 1963.

Derek Jacobi introduces spooky tales by the author M R James

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in 1963.

"Will the trial of Squire George Martin convict him of murder?

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in 1963."