William Hope Hodgson - The House On The Borderland

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0120070904 (BBC7)
20160511 (BBC7)

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Two friends are camping near the bleak ruins of a huge old house in a remote spot in the west of Ireland, when they discover a ragged manuscript.

It purports to be the journal of an old recluse who once lived in the house with his sister. The manuscript describes his terrifying experiences of being besieged by supernatural creatures and another dimension...

Read in four-parts by Jim Norton.

First published in 1908, William Hope Hodgson's fantasy novella is now seen as a classic of early, Edwardian sci-fi. Abridged by Doreen Estall.

Producer: Lawrence Jackson

Made for BBC Radio 7 by BBC Northern Ireland.

First broadcast in 2007."

0120070904 (BBC7)
20130806 (BBC7)

Two friends on holiday come across a terrifying tale of the supernatural. William Hope Hodgson's novel is read by Jim Norton.

0120070904 (BBC7)
20160510 (BBC7)

Two friends on holiday come across a terrifying tale of the supernatural. William Hope Hodgson's novel is read by Jim Norton.

0120070904 (BBC7)
20130807 (BBC7)

Two friends on holiday come across a terrifying tale of the supernatural.

0120070904 (BBC7)
20160511 (BBC7)

Two friends on holiday come across a terrifying tale of the supernatural.

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0220070905 (BBC7)
20130807 (BBC7)

The narrator and his sister face the swine-like creatures' terrifying siege. William Hope Hodgson's novel is read by Jim Norton.

0220070905 (BBC7)
20130808 (BBC7)

The narrator and his sister face the swine-like creatures' terrifying siege. William Hope Hodgson's novel is read by Jim Norton.

0220070905 (BBC7)
20160511 (BBC7)

The narrator and his sister face the swine-like creatures' terrifying siege. William Hope Hodgson's novel is read by Jim Norton.

0220070905 (BBC7)
20130808 (BBC7)

The narrator and his sister face the swine-like creatures' terrifying siege.

0220070905 (BBC7)
20160512 (BBC7)

The narrator and his sister face the swine-like creatures' terrifying siege.

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0320070906 (BBC7)
20130808 (BBC7)

Will the narrator and his dog survive a watery entrapment? Jim Norton reads William Hope Hodgson's fantasy. Episode 3 of 4.

0320070906 (BBC7)
20160512 (BBC7)

Will the narrator and his dog survive a watery entrapment? Jim Norton reads William Hope Hodgson's fantasy. Episode 3 of 4.

0320070906 (BBC7)
20130809 (BBC7)

Will the narrator and his dog survive a watery entrapment?

0320070906 (BBC7)
20160513 (BBC7)

Will the narrator and his dog survive a watery entrapment?

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0420070907 (BBC7)
20160513 (BBC7)

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Back from his voyage, the narrator sees a sinister green hand at his window. Jim Norton reads William Hope Hodgson's fantasy."

0420070907 (BBC7)
20160514 (BBC7)

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Back from his voyage, the narrator sees a sinister green hand at his window."

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20130809 (BBC7)

"

Back from his voyage, the narrator sees a sinister green hand at his window. Jim Norton reads William Hope Hodgson's fantasy."

04 LAST20070907 (BBC7)
20130810 (BBC7)

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Back from his voyage, the narrator sees a sinister green hand at his window."