M.R. James - Casting The Runes DVD


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John Harrington runs across the fields, almost blind with terror. His dog, left behind, whimpering and cowering with fear, can only watch as the creature closes in on his master. Harrington runs for his life but instinct tells him that the creature is gaining on him and he trips, stumbles and falls. When they find him, grown men recoil in horror when they discover that something had broken almost every bone in his body...

A masterful, contemporary reworking of M.R. James' classic ghost story. Casting the Runes is adapted by BAFTA-nominated playwright Clive Exton and directed by long-time adapter of James' most chilling stories - Lawrence Gordon Clarke. Never before released commercially, this play features an unsettling performance from Ian Cuthbertson as the malevolent Karswell and strong central performances from both Edward Petherbridge (as the unlucky Henry Harrington, for whom time is ticking away) and Jan Francis as television producer Prudence Dunning.

Special Features:

  • A Pleasant Terror - A Drama Documentary On The Life Of M.R. James From 1995.
  • Mr Humphreys And His Inheritance - An ITV Schools Adaptation From 1976.

Product Details

  • David Calder,
  • Iain Cuthbertson,
  • Jan Francis,
  • Edward Petherbridge,
  • Joanna Dunham,
  • Christopher Good,
  • Bernard Gallagher
  • Lawrence Gordon Clark
  • 2
Aspect Ratio:
  • 1.33:1
Number of Discs:
  • 1
Main Language:
  • English
  • Network
  • PG

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