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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.

Sep 19, 2014

Dipping once again into his battered copy of The House of the Nightmare and Other Eerie Tales, Mr Jim Moon unearths a ghostly tale that first aired on Radio 4. Exactly what did Mr Eric Roberts encounter in the dead of night in a lonely Cornish cottage? Find out in this bite-sized serving of audio spookery which tells of...


Sep 12, 2014

In the second part of our investigations of horror double bills, Mr Jim Moon details the second wave of the Universal Monsters, the chillers from RKO conjured up by Val Lewton, charts the building of the Hammer house of horrors, takes a spin through the history of the drive-in, and examines the double trouble that was...


Sep 7, 2014

In this episode, Mr Jim Moon reminisces about a favourite old anthology of ghost stories The House of the Nightmare and Other Eerie Tales edited by Kathleen Lines (Puffin 1970) and explores a real life haunting found in its pages – a frightening encounter with the legendary Wish-hounds of Dartmoor.