BBC Classics: Suspense Collection

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What to expect

Unabridged readings of four spine-tingling stories

This suspenseful anthology collects together four gripping tales of gruesome scientific experiments and chilling supernatural events – all read in full by some of the very best voice actors. With over 18 hours of electrifying listening, tracked by chapter, these classic tales will have you on the edge of your seat.

Frankenstein
Mary Shelley’s Gothic masterpiece about young scientist Victor Frankenstein, whose quest to create new life has horrific consequences… Read by Shaun Mason.

A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens’ timeless classic about a bitter old miser who has a Christmas epiphany when he is visited by four spirits. Read by Sean Baker

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous novella about a doctor who experiments with the duality of human nature – and in doing so creates a monster. Read by Sam Dale.

The Turn of the Screw
Henry James’ terrifying tale of a governess sent to look after two children in a haunted country house. Read by Sam Dale and Clare Corbett.


Credits:

Frankenstein
Read by Shaun Mason
Produced by Martha Littlehailes
First broadcast on BBC Sounds, 24 August 2019

A Christmas Carol
Read by Sean Baker
Produced by Anne Bunting
First broadcast on BBC Sounds, 22 August 2019

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Read by Sam Dale
Produced by Julian Wilkinson
First broadcast on BBC Sounds, 22 August 2019

The Turn of the Screw
Read by Sam Dale and Clare Corbett
Produced by Julian Wilkinson
First broadcast on BBC Sounds, 1 November 2019

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