Haunted

Haunted was a World Service series, broadcast in 1980, that included both classic and contemporary horror stories in a 30 min format.

The radio adaptations are by Derek Hoddinott.

Episodes

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I've seen this series referred to as ""Haunted: Stores Of The Supernatural"", and as being episodes within a drama slot (30 Minute Drama, for example).
Christina - By Daphne Castell19820213Sat
Esmeralda20130219 (BBC7)
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By John Keir Cross. Felix might finally be free of his wife, but who is the mysterious woman claiming to be his daughter? Starring George Baker

By John Keir Cross. Felix might finally be free of his wife, but who is the mysterious woman claiming to be his daughter? Starring George Baker.

By John Keir Cross. Who is the mysterious woman claiming to be Felix's daughter?

Esmeralda, By John Keir Cross20130219 (BBC7)
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4 Extra Debut. Felix might finally be free of his wife, but who is the mysterious woman claiming to be his daughter? Starring George Baker.

Felix might be free of his wife, but who is the woman claiming to be his daughter?

Keeping His Promise - By Algernon Blackwood19840725Wed
Legal Rites198203171982051517

Legal Rights, By Isaac Asimov & James Maccreagh

Legal Rights, By Isaac Asimov and James Maccreagh

Listen To The Silence20130214 (BBC7)
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By Rosemary Timperley. Can Mary refuse the voice claiming to be her grandfather?

Mary must face her fears. Can she refuse the offer made by a strange voice claiming to be her grandfather? Stars Gwen Watford.

A series of stories of the Supernatural. Rosemary Timperley's tale dramatised by Patricia Mays.

Stars Gwen Watford as Mary, George Pravda as the Captain, Patsy Rowlands as Mrs Maple, David Ashford as the Doctor. With Heather Bell and Alexander John.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1979.

By Rosemary Timperley. Mary must face her fears. Can she refuse the offer made by a strange voice claiming to be her grandfather? Stars Gwen Watford.

Listen To The Silence, By Rosemary Timperley20130214 (BBC7)
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Mary must face her fears. Can she refuse the offer made by a strange voice claiming to be her grandfather? Stars Gwen Watford.

Can Mary refuse the offer made by a strange voice claiming to be her grandfather?

Little Girl Lost20130211 (BBC7)
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"By Rosemary Timperley. Can Mrs Grove really talk with her husband beyond the grave?

Her daughter-in-law is worried. Can Mrs Grove really talk with her husband beyond the grave?

A series of stories of the Supernatural. Rosemary Timperley's tale dramatised by Derek Hoddinott..

Stars Ruth Dunning as Mrs Grove, Jenny Linden as Sally, John Carson as Herbert, Bernadette Windsor as Janet and Adrian Egan as the Doctor / John Grove.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1979.

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By Rosemary Timperley. Her daughter-in-law is worried. Can Mrs Grove really talk with her husband beyond the grave? Stars Ruth Dunning.

Little Girl Lost, By Rosemary Timperley20130211 (BBC7)
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4 Extra Debut. Her daughter-in-law is worried. Can Mrs Grove really talk with her husband beyond the grave? Stars Ruth Dunning.

Her daughter-in-law is worried. Can Mrs Grove talk with her husband beyond the grave?

Mists Of Memory20130221 (BBC7)
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By Rosemary Timperley. Young cellist Janet meets a confused old man. He wonders if 'music is where I live'. And he seems familiar. Stars Helen Worth.

By Rosemary Timperley. Young cellist Janet meets a confused old man. And he seems familiar

Mists Of Memory - By Rosemary Timperley1982032719820522
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By Rosemary Timperley

Will a surprising meeting inspire schoolgirl Janet to devote her life to the cello?

Will a surprising meeting inspire schoolgirl Janet to devote her life to playing the cello? Stars Helen Worth.

Young cellist Janet meets a confused old man. He wonders if 'music is where I live'. And he seems familiar. Stars Helen Worth.

Janet.... Helen Worth
The Old Man.... John Bull
Mother.... Delia Peyton
Father.... Douglas Blackwell
with
Miranda Forbes
Steve Hodson
Alan Woodhouse

Written by Rosemary Timperley

Dramatised by Patricia Mays

Directed by Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1982.

Young cellist Janet meets a confused old man. And he seems familiar

Chilling tales by a variety of authors

By Rosemary Timperley. Young cellist Janet meets a confused old man. And he seems familiar

By Rosemary Timperley. Young cellist Janet meets a confused old man. He wonders if 'music is where I live'. And he seems familiar. Stars Helen Worth.

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The Dead Man Of Varley Grange20130228 (BBC7)
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By Anonymous. Jack is set for a good time at a friend's new property, but why do strange rumours persist about the house? Stars George Baker

By Anonymous. Jack is set for a good time at a friend's new property, but why do strange rumours persist about the house? Stars George Baker.

By Anonymous. Jack is set for a good time in a friend's house, but why do rumours persist?

The Dead Man Of Varley Grange - By Anonymous1984072719840728
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Jack is set for a good time in a friend's new property, but why do strange rumours persist about the house?

Dramatised for radio by Patricia Mays.

Fred Lester.... George Baker
Jack Darrant.... Jeremy Clyde

Other parts played by Adrian Egan, Gareth Armstrong, David Ashford, Jane Thompson, and Narissa Nights.

Producer: Derek Hoddinott

Director: Martin Williamson

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in July 1984.

Jack is set for a good time in a friend's house, but why do rumours persist?

Chilling tales by a variety of authors.

Jack is set for a good time in a friend's new property but why do strange rumours persist?

Jack is set for a good time in a friend's new property, but why do strange rumours persist about the house? Stars George Baker.

Stars George Baker as Fred Lester, Jeremy Clyde as Jack Darrant.

Other parts were played by Adrian Egan, Gareth Armstrong, David Ashford, Jane Thompson, and Narissa Nights.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1984.

By Anonymous. Jack is set for a good time in a friend's house, but why do rumours persist?

By Anonymous. Jack is set for a good time at a friend's new property, but why do strange rumours persist about the house? Stars George Baker.

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The Dead Man Of Varley Grange, By Anonymous20130228 (BBC7)
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4 Extra Debut. Jack is set for a good time in a friend's new property, but why do strange rumours persist about the house? Stars George Baker.

Jack is set for a good time in a friend's new property but why do strange rumours persist?

Jack is set for a good time in a friend's house, but why do rumours persist?

Dramatised for radio by Patricia Mays.

Stars George Baker as Fred Lester, Jeremy Clyde as Jack Darrant.

Other parts were played by Adrian Egan, Gareth Armstrong, David Ashford, Jane Thompson, and Narissa Nights.

Producer: Derek Hoddinott

Director: Martin Williamson

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1984.

The Dream Woman20130213 (BBC7)
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By Wilkie Collins. Isaac lives in constant fear of a knife-wielding female. But is she of this Earth, or from beyond the grave? Stars Charles Kay.

"By Wilkie Collins. Isaac lives in fear of a knife-wielding female. Is she of this Earth?

Isaac lives in constant fear of a knife-wielding female. But is she of this Earth - or from beyond the grave?

A series of stories of the Supernatural. Wilkie Collins's tale dramatised by Derek Hoddinott.

Stars Charles Kay as Isaac, Maureen O'Brien as Rebecca, Richard Bebb as The Doctor, Douglas Blackwell as The Landlord and Katherine Parr as Mrs Stratchard. With David Timson and Danny Schiller.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1979.

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The Dream Woman, By Wilkie Collins20130213 (BBC7)
20130214 (BBC7)
Isaac lives in constant fear of a knife-wielding female. But is she of this Earth, or from beyond the grave? Stars Charles Kay.

Isaac lives in constant fear of a knife-wielding female. But is she even of this Earth?

The Emissary20130220 (BBC7)
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By Ray Bradbury. Young Marion is unwell, but her pet dog keeps her in touch with the outside world. And beyond. Stars Jennie Linden

By Ray Bradbury. Young Marion is unwell, but her pet dog keeps her in touch with the outside world. And beyond. Stars Jennie Linden.

By Ray Bradbury. Marion's pet dog keeps her in touch with the outside world. And beyond.

The Emissary - By Ray Bradbury1982031319820508
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By Ray Bradbury

Young Marion is unwell, but her pet dog keeps her in touch with the outside world. And beyond. Stars Jennie Linden.

Young Marion is unwell, but her dog keeps her in touch with the outside world. And beyond.

By Ray Bradbury. Marion's pet dog keeps her in touch with the outside world. And beyond.

By Ray Bradbury. Young Marion is unwell, but her pet dog keeps her in touch with the outside world. And beyond. Stars Jennie Linden.

The Emissary
By Ray Bradbury

Young Marion is unwell, but her pet dog keeps her in touch with the outside world - and beyond.

Dramatised by Patricia Mays

Mrs Christie....Jennie Linden
Marion....Bernadette Windsor
Marion's Father....Stephen Thorne

With Jean Trend and Miranda Forbes
and Percy Edwards playing Toby the dog

Directed by Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1982.

Chilling tales by a variety of authors

Young Marion is unwell, but her pet dog keeps her in touch with the outside world. And beyond.

#16

The Emissary, By Ray Bradbury20130220 (BBC7)
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4 Extra Debut. Young Marion is unwell, but her pet dog keeps her in touch with the outside world. And beyond. Stars Jennie Linden.

Young Marion is unwell, but her dog keeps her in touch with the outside world. And beyond.

The Firmin Child198407251984082526
The Firmin Child [ohg]19840825
The Ghost In The Men's Club
The Grey Ones20130301 (BBC7)
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By JB Priestley. A patient fears evil is at work in the shape of a sinister conspiracy. Will his psychiatrist be able to help? Stars Tony Britton.
The Grey Ones - By Jb Priestley1993072819840811
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A patient fears evil is at work in the shape of a sinister conspiracy. Will his psychiatrist be able to help?

JB Priestley's creepy tale dramatised for radio by Patricia Mays.

Patson.... Tony Britton
Dr Smith.... Jack May.

Producer: Derek Hoddinott

Director: Martin Williamson

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in July 1983.

Chilling tales by a variety of authors.

A patient fears evil is at work in the shape of a sinister conspiracy. Stars Tony Britton.

A patient fears evil is at work in the shape of a sinister conspiracy. Will his psychiatrist be able to help? Stars Tony Britton.

By JB Priestley. A patient fears evil is at work in the shape of a sinister conspiracy. Will his psychiatrist be able to help? Stars Tony Britton.

By Jb Priestley

#24

Stars Tony Britton as Patson and Jack May as Dr Smith.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1984.

A patient fears evil is at work in the shape of a sinister conspiracy. Will his psychHome Front - Omnibus

The Grey Ones, By Jb Priestley20130301 (BBC7)
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4 Extra Debut. A patient fears evil is at work in the shape of a sinister conspiracy. Will his psychiatrist be able to help? Stars Tony Britton.

A patient fears evil is at work in the shape of a sinister conspiracy. Stars Tony Britton.

JB Priestley's creepy tale dramatised for radio by Patricia Mays.

Stars Tony Britton as Patson and Jack May as Dr Smith.

Producer: Derek Hoddinott

Director: Martin Williamson

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1984.

The Inexperienced Ghost20130218 (BBC7)
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By H G Wells. A man encounters a troubled spirit. But could this meeting lead to tragedy?

H G Wells' supernatural tale, dramatised by Patricia Mays

Starring Donald Houston as Clayton, Christopher Guard as Sanderson, Michael Cochrane as Wish, John Gillett as Evans and Gary Cady as the Barman

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1982.

By H G Wells. A man encounters a troubled spirit. But could this meeting lead to tragedy? Starring Donald Houston and Christopher Guard.

The Inexperienced Ghost - By H G Wells1982022720130218 (BBC7)
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A man encounters a troubled spirit. But could this meeting lead to tragedy?

A man encounters a troubled spirit. But could this meeting lead to tragedy? Starring Donald Houston and Christopher Guard.

By H G Wells. A man encounters a troubled spirit. But could this meeting lead to tragedy?

H G Wells' supernatural tale, dramatised by Patricia Mays

Starring Donald Houston as Clayton, Christopher Guard as Sanderson, Michael Cochrane as Wish, John Gillett as Evans and Gary Cady as the Barman

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1982.

By H G Wells. A man encounters a troubled spirit. But could this meeting lead to tragedy? Starring Donald Houston and Christopher Guard.

Chilling tales by a variety of authors.

CAST:

Clayton …. Donald Houston
Sanderson …. Christopher Guard
Michael Cochrane …. Wish
John Gillett …. Evans
The Barman …. Gary Cady

The Inexperienced Ghost, By H G Wells20130218 (BBC7)
20130219 (BBC7)
4 Extra Debut. A man encounters a troubled spirit. But could this meeting lead to tragedy? Starring Donald Houston and Christopher Guard.
The Judge's House - By Bram Stoker1982013119820501
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Malcolm Malcolmson discovers the truth of the 'absurd prejudices' which have accrued around an empty property. Stars Nigel Havers.

Malcolm discovers the truth of 'absurd prejudices' which accrued around an empty property.

By Bram Stoker. Malcolm discovers the truth of absurd prejudices around an empty property.

Malcolm Malcolmson discovers the truth of 'absurd prejudices' which have accrued around an empty property.

A series of stories of the Supernatural. Bram Stoker's tale dramatised by Patricia Mays.

Stars Nigel Havers as Malcolmson, Nancy Nevinson as Mrs Dempster and Jane Thompson as Mrs Witham. With David Timson and Alexander John.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1979.

By Bram Stoker. Malcolm Malcolmson discovers the truth of the 'absurd prejudices' which have accrued around an empty property. Stars Nigel Havers.

Chilling tales by a variety of authors

Malcolmson.... Nigel Havers
Mrs Witham.... Jane Thompson

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in January 1982.

#15

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1979.

The Lamp20130225 (BBC7)
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By Agatha Christie. A sickly young boy settles into a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas. Stars Judy Cornwell and Timothy Bateson

By Agatha Christie. A boy settles into a new address, but his playmate has other ideas.

By Agatha Christie. A sickly young boy settles into a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas. Stars Judy Cornwell and Timothy Bateson.

By Agatha Christie. A boy settles into a new address, but his playmate has other ideas.

The Lamp - By Agatha Christie1984070520130225 (BBC7)
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A sickly young boy settles at a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas...

Agatha Christie's creepy tale dramatised by Patricia Mays.

Mrs Lancaster.... Judy Cornwell
Mr Windburn.... Timothy Bateson
Marco Ferraro.... Geoffrey,
Radnor.... William Eadle
Arnold Diamond.... Doctor
Simon Meacock Child.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in July 1984.

A boy settles into a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas.

Chilling tales by a variety of authors.

A sickly young boy settles into a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas.

A sickly young boy settles into a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas. Stars Judy Cornwell and Timothy Bateson.

Stars Judy Cornwell as Mrs Lancaster, Timothy Bateson as Mr Windburn, Marco Ferraro as Geoffrey, William Eadle as Radnor, Arnold Diamond as the Doctor and Simon Meacock as the Child.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1984.

By Agatha Christie. A boy settles into a new address, but his playmate has other ideas.

By Agatha Christie. A sickly young boy settles into a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas. Stars Judy Cornwell and Timothy Bateson.

The Lamp, By Agatha Christie20130225 (BBC7)
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4 Extra Debut. A sickly young boy settles into a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas. Stars Judy Cornwell and Timothy Bateson.

A boy settles into a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas.

A sickly young boy settles at a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas...

Agatha Christie's creepy tale dramatised by Patricia Mays.

Stars Judy Cornwell as Mrs Lancaster, Timothy Bateson as Mr Windburn, Marco Ferraro as Geoffrey, William Eadle as Radnor, Arnold Diamond as the Doctor and Simon Meacock as the Child.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1984.

The Late Departure19820214
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The Liberated Tiger20130226 (BBC7)
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By R Chetwynd-Hayes. Roland is dying. But could he possibly be haunting his wife while he is still alive? Stars Rosemary Leach and Leslie Sands.

By R Chetwynd-Hayes. Could Roland possibly be haunting his wife while he is still alive?

The Liberated Tiger, By R Chetwynd-hayes20130226 (BBC7)
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Could Roland possibly be haunting his wife while he is still alive?

Roland is dying. But could he possibly be haunting his wife while he's still alive?

R Chetwynd-Hayes's creepy tale dramatised for radio by Patricia Mays.

Stars Rosemary Leach as Mary, Leslie Sands as Roland and Hilda Schroeder as Mrs Parkins.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1984.

4 Extra Debut. Roland is dying. But could he possibly be haunting his wife while he is still alive? Stars Rosemary Leach and Leslie Sands.

The Mists Of Memory, By Rosemary Timperley20130221 (BBC7)
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4 Extra Debut. Will a surprising meeting inspire schoolgirl Janet to devote her life to playing the cello? Stars Helen Worth.

Will a surprising meeting inspire schoolgirl Janet to devote her life to the cello?

To Kill A Ghost1984072819840804#23
Walk On The Water20130212 (BBC7)
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By Rosemary Timperley. A salutary lesson about talking to strangers, as young Rachel finds her whole life blighted by one encounter. Stars Anna Cooper.

"By Rosemary Timperley. Young Rachel finds her whole life blighted by one encounter.

A salutary lesson about talking to strangers, as a young girl finds her whole life blighted by one encounter.

A series of stories of the Supernatural. Rosemary Timperley's tale dramatised by Derek Hoddinott.

Stars Anna Cooper as Rachel, Ursula Howells as Mother, Jack May as Father, David Ashford as Peter and Brian Hewlett as the Man. With Brian Haines, Trevor Cooper and Leonard Fenton.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1979.

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Walk On The Water, By Rosemary Timperley20130212 (BBC7)
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A salutary lesson about talking to strangers, as young Rachel finds her whole life blighted by one encounter. Stars Anna Cooper.

Young Rachel finds her whole life blighted by one encounter. Stars Anna Cooper.

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By R Chetwynd-Hayes. A fire warden team are put to the toughest test during a 1940 bombing raid. Will they all survive? Stars Reginald Marsh.

By R Chetwynd-Hayes. A fire warden team are put to the test during a 1940 bombing raid.

Which One? By R Chetwynd-hayes20130227 (BBC7)
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A fire warden team are put to the test during a 1940 bombing raid.

1940: A fire warden team are put to the severest test during a bombing raid. Will they all survive?

R Chetwynd-Hayes's creepy tale dramatised for radio by Patricia Mays.

Stars Reginald Marsh as Drayton. Garrard Greene as Hughes, Robert Glenister as Raymond, Adrian Egan as Smithers, Nigel Graham as Jackson and David Graham as Conway.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1984.

4 Extra Debut. A fire warden team are put to the toughest test during a 1940 bombing raid. Will they all survive? Stars Reginald Marsh.

A fire warden team are put to the test during a 1940 bombing raid. Will they all survive?

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By Rosemary Timperley. Can a family holiday overcome all the issues that divide a bickering family? Stars Peter Sallis and Nicholas Lyndhurst

By Rosemary Timperley. Can a holiday overcome the issues that divide a bickering family?

By Rosemary Timperley. Can a holiday overcome the issues that divide a bickering family?

10Channel Crossing, By Rosemary Timperley20130222 (BBC7)
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4 Extra Debut. Can a family holiday overcome all the issues that divide a bickering family? Stars Peter Sallis and Nicholas Lyndhurst.

Can a holiday overcome all the issues that divide a bickering family? Stars Peter Sallis.

0101Little Girl Lost - By Rosemary Timperley1979101419800621
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Her daughter-in-law is worried. Can Mrs Grove talk with her husband beyond the grave?

Her daughter-in-law is worried. Can Mrs Grove really talk with her husband beyond the grave? Stars Ruth Dunning.

By Rosemary Timperley

By Rosemary Timperley. Can Mrs Grove really talk with her husband beyond the grave?

A series of stories of the Supernatural. Rosemary Timperley's tale dramatised by Derek Hoddinott..

Stars Ruth Dunning as Mrs Grove, Jenny Linden as Sally, John Carson as Herbert, Bernadette Windsor as Janet and Adrian Egan as the Doctor / John Grove.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1979.

By Rosemary Timperley. Her daughter-in-law is worried. Can Mrs Grove really talk with her husband beyond the grave? Stars Ruth Dunning.

Chilling tales by a variety of authors

Sally.... Jenny Linden
Herbert.... John Carson
Mrs Grove.... Ruth Dunning
Janet.... Bernadette Windsor
Doctor / John Grove.... Adrian Egan

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in October 1979.

0102What Was It? - By Fitz-james O'brien19791021198006282

By Fitz-james O'brien

#2

0103The Family - By John Elliott19791111198007053

By John Elliott

#3

0104Walk On The Water - By Rosemary Timperley1979112119800712
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A salutary lesson about talking to strangers, as a young girl finds her whole life blighted by one encounter.

A series of stories of the Supernatural. Rosemary Timperley's tale dramatised by Derek Hoddinott.

Stars Anna Cooper as Rachel, Ursula Howells as Mother, Jack May as Father, David Ashford as Peter and Brian Hewlett as the Man. With Brian Haines, Trevor Cooper and Leonard Fenton.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1979.

Young Rachel finds her whole life blighted by one encounter

Chilling tales by a variety of authors

Rachel.... Anna Cooper
Mother.... Ursula Howells
Father.... Jack May
Peter.... David Ashford
Man.... Brian Hewlett

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in November 1979.

Young Rachel finds her whole life blighted by one encounter. Stars Anna Cooper.

A salutary lesson about talking to strangers, as young Rachel finds her whole life blighted by one encounter. Stars Anna Cooper.

By Rosemary Timperley

By Rosemary Timperley. Young Rachel finds her whole life blighted by one encounter.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1979.

By Rosemary Timperley. A salutary lesson about talking to strangers, as young Rachel finds her whole life blighted by one encounter. Stars Anna Cooper.

0105The Dream Woman - By Wilkie Collins1979112519800719
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Isaac lives in constant fear of a knife-wielding female. But is she of this Earth, or from beyond the grave? Stars Charles Kay.

Isaac lives in constant fear of a knife-wielding female. But is she even of this Earth?

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By Wilkie Collins

By Wilkie Collins. Isaac lives in fear of a knife-wielding female. Is she of this Earth?

Isaac lives in constant fear of a knife-wielding female. But is she of this Earth - or from beyond the grave?

A series of stories of the Supernatural.Wilkie Collins's tale dramatised by Derek Hoddinott.

Stars Charles Kay as Isaac, Maureen O'Brien as Rebecca, Richard Bebb as The Doctor, Douglas Blackwell as The Landlord and Katherine Parr as Mrs Stratchard. With David Timson and Danny Schiller.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1979.

By Wilkie Collins. Isaac lives in constant fear of a knife-wielding female. But is she of this Earth, or from beyond the grave? Stars Charles Kay.

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Chilling tales by a variety of authors

Isaac.... Charles Kay
Rebecca.... Maureen O'Brien
Doctor.... Richard Bebb
Landlord.... Douglas Blackwell
Mrs Stratchard.... Katherine Parr

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in November 1979.

0106The Decoy - By Algernon Blackwood1979120219800726by Algernon Blackwood

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0107Listen To The Silence - By Rosemary Timperley1980080219820327
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Can Mary refuse the offer made by a strange voice claiming to be her grandfather?

Mary must face her fears. Can she refuse the offer made by a strange voice claiming to be her grandfather? Stars Gwen Watford.

By Rosemary Timperley

By Rosemary Timperley. Can Mary refuse the voice claiming to be her grandfather?

A series of stories of the Supernatural. Rosemary Timperley's tale dramatised by Patricia Mays.

Stars Gwen Watford as Mary, George Pravda as the Captain, Patsy Rowlands as Mrs Maple, David Ashford as the Doctor. With Heather Bell and Alexander John.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1979.

By Rosemary Timperley. Mary must face her fears. Can she refuse the offer made by a strange voice claiming to be her grandfather? Stars Gwen Watford.

Chilling tales by a variety of authors

Mary.... Gwen Watford
Captain.... George Pravda
Mrs Maple.... Patsy Rowlands
Doctor.... David Ashford

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in January 1982.

0108The Inexperienced Ghost - By H G Wells1980080919820424
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A man encounters a troubled spirit. But could this meeting lead to tragedy?

A man encounters a troubled spirit. But could this meeting lead to tragedy? Starring Donald Houston and Christopher Guard.

By H G Wells. A man encounters a troubled spirit. But could this meeting lead to tragedy?

H G Wells' supernatural tale, dramatised by Patricia Mays

Starring Donald Houston as Clayton, Christopher Guard as Sanderson, Michael Cochrane as Wish, John Gillett as Evans and Gary Cady as the Barman

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1982.

By H G Wells. A man encounters a troubled spirit. But could this meeting lead to tragedy? Starring Donald Houston and Christopher Guard.

0109Christina - By Daphne Castell1980081619820403
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0110The Late Departure - By Glenn Chandler1980082319820417By Glenn Chandler

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0111Esmeralda - By John Keir Cross1980083019820501
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Felix might be free of his wife, but who is the woman claiming to be his daughter?

Felix might finally be free of his wife, but who is the mysterious woman claiming to be his daughter? Starring George Baker.

By John Keir Cross

By John Keir Cross. Who is the mysterious woman claiming to be Felix's daughter?

By John Keir Cross. Felix might finally be free of his wife, but who is the mysterious woman claiming to be his daughter? Starring George Baker.

By: John Keir Cross
Dramatised by: Patricia Mays

Mr Broome.... George Baker
Esmeralda.... Kim Braden

With
Pauline Letts
Katherine Parr
David Gooderson
Crawford Logan

Directed by Derek Hoddinott for World Service Drama

First broadcast on BBC World Service in February 1982.

Chilling tales by a variety of authors

0112A Pair Of Hands - By Arthur Quiller Couch1980090619820328Sun

Haunted was a World Service series, broadcast in 1980, that included both classic and contemporary horror stories in a 30 min format.

The radio adaptations are by Derek Hoddinott.

The radio adaptations are by Derek Hoddinott.Sun

By Arthur Quiller Couch

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0113Keeping His Promise - By Algernon Blackwood1980091319840916
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0114Which One? - By R Chetwynd-hayes1980092019840725
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By R Chetwynd-Hayes. A fire warden team are put to the test during a 1940 bombing raid.

By R Chetwynd-Hayes. A fire warden team are put to the toughest test during a 1940 bombing raid. Will they all survive? Stars Reginald Marsh.

By R Chetwynd-hayes

A fire warden team are put to the test during a 1940 bombing raid. Will they all survive?

1940: A fire warden team are put to the severest test during a bombing raid. Will they all survive?

R Chetwynd-Hayes's creepy tale dramatised for radio by Patricia Mays.

Stars Reginald Marsh as Drayton. Garrard Greene as Hughes, Robert Glenister as Raymond, Adrian Egan as Smithers, Nigel Graham as Jackson and David Graham as Conway.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1984.

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Drayton.... Reginald Marsh
Hughes.... Garrard Green
Raymond.... Robert Glenister
Smithers.... Adrian Egan
Jackson.... Nigel Graham
David.... Graham Conway.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in July 1984.

Chilling tales by a variety of authors.

03The Liberated Tiger - By R Chetwynd-hayes1984072119840725
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By R Chetwynd-hayes

Roland is dying. But could he possibly be haunting his wife while he is still alive? Stars Rosemary Leach and Leslie Sands.

By R Chetwynd-Hayes. Could Roland possibly be haunting his wife while he is still alive?

By R Chetwynd-Hayes. Roland is dying. But could he possibly be haunting his wife while he is still alive? Stars Rosemary Leach and Leslie Sands.

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Roland is dying. But could he possibly be haunting his wife while he's still alive?

R Chetwynd-Hayes's creepy tale dramatised for radio by Patricia Mays.

Stars Rosemary Leach as Mary, Leslie Sands as Roland and Hilda Schroeder as Mrs Parkins.

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1984.

Mary.... Rosemary Leach
Roland.... Leslie Sands
Mrs Parkins.... Hilda Schroeder

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in July 1984.

Chilling tales by a variety of authors.

0301The Lamp - By Agatha Christie1984070719840722
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By Agatha Christie

A sickly young boy settles into a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas.

A sickly young boy settles into a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas. Stars Judy Cornwell and Timothy Bateson.

By Agatha Christie. A boy settles into a new address, but his playmate has other ideas.

By Agatha Christie. A sickly young boy settles into a new address, but his ghostly playmate has other ideas. Stars Judy Cornwell and Timothy Bateson.

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0307Only Child - By Frances Stevens1984072819840818
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By Frances Stevens

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0310Channel Crossing - - By Rosemary Timperley1984070519840714
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Can a family holiday overcome all the issues that divide a bickering family? Stars Peter Sallis and Nicholas Lyndhurst.

By Rosemary Timperley. Can a holiday overcome the issues that divide a bickering family?

By Rosemary Timperley. Can a family holiday overcome all the issues that divide a bickering family? Stars Peter Sallis and Nicholas Lyndhurst.

Can a holiday overcome all the issues that divide a bickering family? Stars Peter Sallis.

#20

Chilling tales by a variety of authors.

Rosemary Timperley's chilling story dramatised by Patricia Mays.

Haunted is a series of tales of the supernatural.

Edward …. Peter Sallis
Jack …. Nicholas Lyndhurst
Frances …. Patsy Rowlands
Gregory …. Gregory de Polnay
Annabelle …. Sonia Fraser

Director: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in July 1984.