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'A Pleasing Terror' - MR James

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Two ghost stories by M R James

Performed by R M Lloyd Parry

Over a century after they were first published, the ghost stories of M R 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…

Ticket includes a glass of mulled wine for you to enjoy during the reading.