The Red Room - Ghost Stories For Christmas

Dramatised by Robin Brooks.

At a CHRISTMAS party, the young Rebecca West meets a mysterious stranger.

Literary passions, among others, are aroused and questions raised about the nature of the ghost story.

A challenge is proffered and a battle of wits begins.

Rebecca West has begun a battle with a saturnine literary opponent - who can tell the best ghost stories? She and a friend have also been challenged to stay a night in a haunted room.

Episodes

EpisodeTitleFirst
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01Eveline's Visitant20001218by Mary Braddon.

With Lia Williams, Ciaran Hinds, Amanda Root and Charlie Simpson.

Directed by Clive Brill

02Mr Tallent's Ghost20001219BY Mary Webb.
03Casting The Runes20001220by MR James.

With Lia Williams, Ciaran Hinds, Amanda Root and Sean Baker.

Directed by Clive Brill

04The Spectre Bridegroom20001221by Washington Irving.

With Lia Williams, Ciaran Hinds, Amanda Root and Alan Cox.

Directed by Clive Brill

05Count Magnus20001222by MR James.

With Lia Williams, Ciaran Hinds, Amanda Root and Charlie Simpson.

Directed by Clive Brill

06The Buick Saloon20001226by Ann Bridge.

With Lia Williams, Ciaran Hinds, Amanda Root and Alan Cox.

Directed by Clive Brill

07Jerry Bundler20001227by WW Jacobs.

With Lia Williams, Ciaran Hinds, Amanda Root and Sean Baker.

Directed by Clive Brill

08The Bodysnatcher20001228by Robert Louis Stevenson.

With Lia Williams, Ciaran Hinds, Amanda Root and Sean Baker.

Directed by Clive Brill

09 LASTThe Tarn20001229by Hugh Walpole.

With Lia Williams, Ciaran Hinds and Emma Gregory.

Directed by Clive Brill