Susan Cooper - Over Sea, Under Stone

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01The Parchment2016111420161114 (BBC7)
20161115 (BBC7)

A holiday in Cornwall with an uncle turns sinister as the Drew children make a discovery.

Contemporary fantasy novel written for children by the English author Susan Cooper.

Holidaying with their great-uncle in Cornwall, siblings Simon, Jane and Barney make a curious discovery in a cluttered attic.

What they expected to be an ordinary summer in the village of Trewissick turns into something very unordinary - and frightening...

From Susan Cooper's classic sequence of novels "The Dark is Rising" dramatised in 4-parts by David Calcutt. Over Sea, Under Stone was first published in 1965.

Stars Ronald Pickup as Great Uncle Merry, Naomi Kerbel as Jane, Ben Gutteridge as Simon, Edward Clarke as Barney and Struan Rodger as Hastings,

Music composed and performed by Martin Allcock.

Director: Nigel Bryant.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.

02The Standing Stones2016111620161115 (BBC7)
20161116 (BBC7)

A treasure hunt under a full moon leads Simon, Jane and Barney deeper into danger.

Contemporary fantasy novel written for children by the English author Susan Cooper.

A treasure hunt under a full moon leads Simon, Jane and Barney deeper into danger from dark forces. Stars Ronald Pickup.

03The Furry Dance2016111620161116 (BBC7)
20161117 (BBC7)

A carnival twists through the winding streets, as the powers of the dark close in.

Contemporary fantasy novel written for children by the English author Susan Cooper.

A carnival twists through the winding streets, as the powers of the dark close in, Barney becomes isolated. Stars Struan Rodger.

04The Trust Of Logres2016111820161117 (BBC7)
20161118 (BBC7)

The children near the end of their quest, over sea and under stone.

Contemporary fantasy novel written for children by the English author Susan Cooper.

The children near the end of their quest, over sea and under stone, but it is not just the tide closing in. With Ronald Pickup.