Dec 13, 2020
As is now traditional, in this festive podcast we have our annual revisit of an episode of the classic BBC series - A Ghost Story For Christmas. This year we have reached 1973 and Lawrence Gordon Clark's adaptation of Lost Hearts by MR James. Join Mr Jim by the fireside for a full commentary on this classic...
Oct 4, 2020
In this special episode we pay tribute to the late great Dame Diana Rigg with a commentary on her favourite movie - classic horror Theatre of Blood (1973) in which she co-starred with Vincent Price, proving that Shakespeare can indeed be bloody good fun!
May 31, 2020
May 26th is Peter Cushing's birthday and May 27th is Sir Christopher Lee's! And so to celebrate these two true gentlemen of cinema, we proudly offer you a ticket to ride first class on the Trans-Siberian Express and take a trip into terror! Cushing, Lee, a mad monk, a frozen prehistoric monster from space, and...
Dec 11, 2019
Following on from our reading of the classic tale from MR James, in this episode we take a look back on the 1972 screen version directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark for the BBC A Ghost Story for Christmas series, starring Peter Vaughan and Clive Swift.
Dec 9, 2018
Directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark, and originally shown on Christmas Eve 1971, The Stalls of Barchester was the very first of the BBC's much loved Ghost Story for Christmas series. Mr Jim hands round the mulled wine and mince pies, and fires up the old DVD player to give a commentary on this televisual incarnation of...