3 – Origami (by Jill Hyem) 45 mins
Mr Shimojo takes a room in Mrs Bestall’s house, but his presence seems to spark a horrifying chain of events. With Sean Barrett.
2 – Mrs M (by David Campton) 45 mins
Mrs Meadowsweet offers visitors to her country guesthouse a truly carefree holiday. Everybody is so happy. A little vague perhaps, but certainly happy. Newcomers Madge and Arthur are suspicious, but can Mrs M convert them? Stars Rosemary Leach as Mrs Meadowsweet, Anne Jameson as Madge and Roger Hume as Arthur.
Spine Chillers – 1984 – BBC Audio Drama
A series of five chilling plays from 1984. Rebroadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in Jan 2017.
1 – Figures (by Colin Haydn Evans) 45 mins
As soon as Ann saw the house she knew it had to be hers. Its past turns out to be part of her future. So all she has to do is sit in the upstairs room – kept locked for so long – and wait…
Stars Anna Massey as Ann, Blain Fairman as Ralph Symons, Jill Lidstone as Rebecca Symons and Jon Strickland as Peter Fuller.
Episode 4 of 4
Laura Fairlee and Walter Hartright have been reunited, but their happiness is marred by the fact that both their lives are in danger.
Episode 3 of 4
Laura has finally come face to face with the woman in white who so resembles her. She had hoped to discover more about Sir Percival’s secret, but their meeting was interrupted. Marian begins to fear for her sister’s safety and is determined to learn what Sir Percival and Count Fosco are secretly planning.
Episode 2 of 4
Walter has left Limmeridge House as Laura prepares to marry Sir Percival. Laura’s half-sister Marian knows of Laura’s feelings for Walter, has great doubts about the marriage, yet is powerless to stop it…
The Woman In White (BBC Radio Drama) by Wilkie Collins
Publication date 2001-08-12
Episode 1 of 4
Walter Hartright meets a strange woman dressed in white as he returns home across Hampstead Heath late one night. He’s about to travel north to take up a post as drawing master to two young ladies. Little does he realise how this chance encounter and his new position are inextricably linked.
Wilkie Collins’s Victorian thriller dramatised by Martyn Wade.
Stars Toby Stephens as Walter Hartright
Juliet Aubrey as Marian Halcombe
Emily Bruni as Laura Fairlie
Jeremy Clyde as Sir Percival Glyde
Alice Hart as Anne Catherick
Sean Baker as Mr Gilmore
Carolyn Pickles as Mrs Catherick
Philip Voss as Count Fosco
Edward Petherbridge as Frederick Fairlie
Geraldine Fitzgerald as Madame Fosco
Richenda Carey as Mrs Clements
Ioan Meredith as Pesca
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