“Wonderful, magical storytelling” The Daily Mail

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…


Produced by Nunkie Theatre and performed by R M Lloyd Parry

Suitable for ages 13+

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Last session: Wed 12 Feb 2014 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed
Derby Hall

A Pleasing Terror

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