In which MR James - in an effort to heal a breach between a young man and his father - tells a cautionary and chilling tale of evil and witchcraft.
One of a number of dramas written by Sheila Hodgson inspired by MR James and portraying him as the diarist of a series of fictional ghost stories.
Starring David March as James, Michael Cochrane as Charles Fenton, Gerald Cross as Sir John Cheke, Alan Lawrance as the Rev Nicholas Fenton and Colin Etherington as Mark Palgrave.
Director: David Johnston
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1977.
A cautionary tale of witchcraft to heal a rift between a vicar and his son.