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The Edgar Allan Poe BBC Radio Collection

Edgar Allan Poe / Clarke Peters James Fleet Andrew Scott Kerry Shale Full Cast Sean Barrett
Edgar Allan Poe's most celebrated stories as heard on BBC Radio - plus bonus documentaries and two thrilling original dramasThe master of the macabre Edgar Allan Poe has inspired generations of horror writers with his chilling Gothic tales and is also credited with inventing the detective fiction genre in The Murders in the Rue Morgue.This radio collection features five of his classic tales - The Pit and the Pendulum The Tell-Tale Heart The Oblong Box The Fall of the House of Usher and The Masque of the Red Death read by David Horovitch Brian Gear James Aubrey Sean Barrett and Don Gilet. Also included is his renowned poem The Raven read by Patrick Romer.Here too are adaptations of Poe's suspenseful story of piracy and slavery The Gold Bug starring Clarke Peters and Rhashan Stone and his pioneering mystery story The Murders in the Rue Morgue starring James Fleet and Andrew Scott.Radio 3's The Essay: Loving the Raven sees Poe enthusiasts Andrew Taylor Joanne Harris Louise Welsh Mark Lawson and Kim Newman discussing the author's enduring legacy and cult status while in Adventures in Poetry: The Raven Peggy Reynolds explores Poe's most iconic work.Also included are two original dramas featuring Poe himself. Obsessed by a woman's unsolved murder Edgar Allan Poe is presented with a disturbing revelation on the night before his death in Peter Mackie's The Real Mystery of Marie Roget starring Ed Bishop. And in Christopher Cook's The Strange Case of Edgar Allan Poe starring Kerry Shale and John Moffatt Poe's famous detective C. Auguste Dupin investigates the bizarre death of his creator.Content warning: The Gold Bug is set in a time when slavery was still prevalent in America and contains racist language from that era.Track listing:The Pit and the PendulumThe Tell-Tale HeartThe Oblong BoxThe Fall of the House of UsherThe Masque of the Red DeathThe RavenThe Gold BugThe Murders in the Rue MorgueThe Essay: Loving the RavenAdventures in Poetry: The RavenThe Real Mystery of Marie RogetThe Strange Case of Edgar Allan Poe©2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (P)2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

  • Published by Random House UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre Horror
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 15th October 2020
  • Duration 07 Hrs. 02 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781529127041