A Pleasing Terror
Two ghost stories by M R James
Performed by R M Lloyd Parry
***** Wonderful, magical storytelling
The Daily Mail
Over a century after they were first published, the ghost stories of MR James retain their power to terrify and amuse. This gripping one man show retells two of the earliest and eeriest.
In Canon Alberic’s Scrap-book, a young Cambridge antiquary discovers the devil in the details of an old book in a medieval town in the French Pyrenees…
In The Mezzotint a ghoulish revenge is enacted within a work of art, before the helpless eyes of a museum curator in Oxford…
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