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Coming to you from the Great Library of Dreams, Mr Jim Moon invites you to take a comfy armchair by the fireside to talk of all things weird and wonderful. Here we discuss strange cinema and spooky television, explore weird fiction and delve into the mysteries of folklore. Plus we also regularly gather by the fireside to hear readings of some classic tales of the strange and the macabre.

Dec 26, 2013

In a surprise bonus Christmas show, we continue our Dickensian theme with Mr Jim Moon presenting a reading of The Flying Stars by GK Chesterton - a suitably festive case - Oh yes, it is! - investigated by Father Brown one fine Boxing Day!


Dec 20, 2013

It's Christmas Eve in the Great Library of Dreams, and Mr Jim Moon invites you to take a place by the fireside to hear a selection of classic Victorian ghost stories from Mr Charles Dickens and Dr MR James. We heard of The Goblins Who Stole a Sexton, encounter Rats, meet with The Signal-Man, and round off with Lost...


Dec 17, 2013

In this festive show, Mr Jim Moon tries to discover which is the best screen version of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Under consideration for the holly wreathed crown of King of the Carols is Bill Murray's Scrooged (1988), Scrooge (1951) starring Alastair Sim, the 1971 animated version from Richard Williams, The...


Dec 13, 2013

A pensioner's headgear is filling up with change, and geese are looking obese! Yes, Christmas is coming! And to get the festive season underway, Mr Jim Moon reads a suitably seasonal vintage ghost story - Our Dear Little Ghost by Elia Peattie, chats about the Victorians and Christmas, and presents an audio version...


Dec 6, 2013

From his festive fireside, Mr Jim Moon reviews a selection of books that would make perfect spine-chilling stocking fillers! We weigh up the various editions of MR James available, sample a collection of ghost stories from the Everyman Pocket Library, follow Jeremy Dyson's adventures in The Haunted Book, hear the...