Mr James At Christmas

Episodes

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20071224

Derek Jacobi as the voice of MR James introduces classic ghost stories.

1/5. Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad

During a winter golfing holiday in Norfolk, Prof Parkins uncovers a curious artefact from the ruins of a Templar preceptory.

Professor Parkins....Jamie Glover

Colonel Wilson....Nicholas Boulton

Mrs Driver....Rachel Atkins

Professor Rogers....Ben Onwukwe

With specially composed music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.

Dramatised for radio by Chris Harrald.

20071225

Derek Jacobi as the voice of MR James introduces classic ghost stories.

2/5. The Tractate Middoth

Diligent curator David Garrett gets caught up in the machinations of the mysterious Dr Rant when he is sent down to the library stacks to retrieve an obscure manuscript.

Garrett....Joseph Millson

Lucy Simpson....Joannah Tincey

Mr Eldred....John Rowe

Mr Thompson....Sam Dale

With specially composed music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.

Dramatised for radio by Chris Harrald.

Followed by News.

20071226

Derek Jacobi as the voice of MR James introduces classic ghost stories.

3/5. Lost Hearts

Stephen Elliot, orphaned at the tender age of 12, moves in with his wealthy uncle in Lincolnshire, only to find himself troubled by dreams of two ghostly figures.

Stephen Elliot....James D'Arcy

Jane Elliot....Sophie Roberts

Young Stephen....Jordan Clarke

Mr Abney....Peter Marinker

Mrs Bunch....Katy Cavanagh

With specially composed music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.

Dramatised for radio by Chris Harrald.

20071227

Derek Jacobi as the voice of MR James introduces classic ghost stories.

4/5. The Rose Garden

Mary and George are renovating an old house in rural Essex. When they remove an ancient post from the back garden, it opens a doorway to the region's turbulent past.

George Goodman....Anton Lesser

Mary Goodman....Carolyn Pickles

Miss Wilkins....Susan Jameson

Jim....Ben Crowe

Judge Nashe....Simon Treves

With specially composed music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.

Dramatised for radio by Chris Harrald.

20071228

Derek Jacobi as the voice of MR James introduces classic ghost stories.

5/5. Number 13

Dr Anderson's obsessive interest in why his hotel doesn't include a number 13 puts him in terrible danger.

Dr Anderson....Julian Rhind-Tutt

Herr Lund....Jan de Lukowicz

Herr Scavenius....Simon Treves

The Voice....Ben Onwukwe

With specially composed music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.

Dramatised for radio by Chris Harrald.

01Oh Whistle And I'll Come To You My Lad20080104

02The Tractate Middoth20080111

03Lost Hearts20080118

04The Rose Garden20080125

05Number 1320080201