Montague Rhodes James (1862–1936), known as M.R. James, was a medievalist scholar, who is best known for writing ghosts stories.
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The Ice House 1978 was a anaemic conclusion to the classic A Ghost Story for Christmas series, says RICHARD MARKWORTH
RICHARD MARKWORTH takes a look at A Warning To The Curious, the BBC's 1972 annual A Ghost Story for Christmas
The Stalls of Barchester first screened on the BBC on 24 December 1971 - 50 years ago tonight. RICHARD MARKWORTH takes a look back...
The Mezzotint by M.R. James is the BBC's A Ghost Story for Christmas for 2021. RICHARD MARKWORTH takes a look.
RICHARD MARKWORTH looks back on The Treasure of Abbot Thomas, first broadcast on the BBC for A Ghost Story for Christmas, on 23 December 1974 at 11.35pm.
REN ZELEN reveals why Night of the Demon, aka Curse of the Demon, directed by Jacques Tourner, has made such an impression on her.
Here are the locations you can visit that inspired English horror writer M.R. James, thanks to EDDIE BRAZIL
What inspired Dr Rant's burial in The Tractate Middoth? Guest writer MATTHEW E BANKS comes up with some ideas!
Guest writer MATTHEW E BANKS explores M.R. James' influence on modern horror culture
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES unearths 10 interesting facts about M.R. James' The Tractate Middoth
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES unearths some facts on the production and locations of a much loved British TV institution.
BARRY McCANN takes a look at the traditional English Christmas Ghost Story
BARRY McCANN discusses the early television production of an MR James ghost story, The Lost Will of Dr Rant (NBC, 1951)
Lost Hearts 1973 is the classic re-telling of the MR James Ghost Story for Christmas, says MJ STEEL COLLINS
East Anglia's oldest burial ground is in danger from a road and housing development. We look at why these graves must be saved.
Here's 13 lesser known facts about the master of the English ghost story M.R. James
EDDIE BRAZIL explores whether M.R. James' ghost stories were based on real life paranormal events
ADAM SCOVELL reviews BBC Ghost Stories: Whistle and I'll Come to You released by the BFI
ADAM SCOVELL reviews BBC Ghost Stories: Whistle and I'll Come to You released this week by the BFI
REN ZELEN pays tribute to the greatest English ghost writer Montague Rhodes James today on his the 150th birthday
In the lead up to MR James' 150th birthday this year, ROBERT LLOYD PARRY explores the great writer's first full-length ghost story, Canon Alberic's Scrapbook
Night of the Demon 1957 is reviewed by ADAM SCOVELL