A Ghost Story For Christmas

  • Premiered: Dec 1971
  • Episodes: 18
  • Followers: 1
  • Running
  • BBC One
  • Unknown
  • Drama Horror Thriller


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Season 2
A View From a Hill
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Air date
Dec 23, 2005
A historian has a disturbing experience after borrowing a pair of binoculars belonging to a missing outcast and venturing up a notorious landmark.
Number 13
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Air date
Dec 22, 2006
An academic researcher repudiates local superstitions surrounding a devilish house. However, repeated visions and noises during the night suggest he may be proved wrong.
Whistle and I'll Come to You
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Air date
Dec 24, 2010
Leaving his ill and ageing wife in a care home, a retired astronomer revisits one of their old coastal haunts, but after discovering a ring on the beach is soon haunted himself.
The Tractate Middoth
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Dec 25, 2013
A young librarian receives a request for an obscure Hebrew book from a sinister gentleman, unaware of its contents.
The Dead Room
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Air date
Dec 24, 2018
Aubrey Judd, veteran radio presenter of The Dead Room, soon realises that elements of his own past are not as dead and buried as he perhaps hoped.
Martin's Close
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Dec 24, 2019
Adaptation of a ghost story by MR James. 1684. John Martin is on trial for his life. Facing him, the infamous 'hanging judge' George Jeffreys. However, this is not a cut-and-dried murder case.
The Mezzotint
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Air date
Dec 24, 2021
1923. In the heart of an old English college, Edward Williams receives an engraving of of an unknown country house with an imposing facade, a sweeping lawn - and, just perhaps, something else.
Count Magnus
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Dec 23, 2022
The inquisitive Mr Wraxhall discovers that a long-dead Swedish nobleman does not lie easy in his tomb.
Lot No 249
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Air date
Dec 24, 2023
It’s 1881, and Old College, Oxford plays host to three very different academics. But can Bellingham’s experiments bring the breath of life to the horrifying bag of bones, Lot No 249?

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