Classic BBC Radio Horror: Appointment with Fear

  • by Edgar Allan Poe, John Dickson Carr, Monckton Hoffe
  • Narrated by Valentine Dyall, Marjorie Westbury, Marius Goring, Gladys Spencer
  • 1 hrs and 58 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Four chilling episodes from the famous 1940s BBC radio series, introduced by Valentine Dyall, AKA The Man in Black.
These are the four sole surviving episodes from the BBC archive: The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe (18/9/1943); The Speaking Clock by John Dickson Carr (13/4/1944); The Clock Strikes Eight by John Dickson Carr(18/5/1944); And The Deep Shuddered by Monckton Hoffe (20/11/1945).
Amongst the cast are Marjorie Westbury, Marius Goring and Gladys Spencer.

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Childhood memories

This was an excellent series. I loved listening to it. It was exciting waiting to hear the next story the following week. Nice to know a new generation can enjoy these remaining stories.
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- L WILSON

Atmospheric and spine-tingling a must listen.

These short performances are amazing. My interest was kindled by previous audible reviews as I love black and white British films of this era. It's a good listen for night time with a candle by your bed, but very very spooky so I waited till I wasn't alone in the house.... It's such a shame the rest of the series were lost and only 4 remain. Wish they were found in some lofty attic....yikes.!

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- Catwat

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-10-2010
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited