BFI has announced details of the much-anticipated
DVD releases of the BBC Ghosts Stories series.
first two releases will be on August 20th, with double
bills of Jonathan Miller's classic Whistle
and I'll Come to You, made in 1968, alongside
the 2010 version starring John Hurt, and The
Stalls of Barchester (1971) paired with A
Warning to the Curious (1972).
will see two triple bills - Lost Hearts,
The Treasure of Abbot Thomas and
The Ash Tree complete the original
1970s MR James adaptations, while The Signalman,
Stigma and The Ice House
complete the original series. In October, two more
recent productions, View from a Hill
and Number 13, will be released alongside
a complete Ghost Stories from Christmas
classic chillers have been much sought after (with
only three having had a DVD release before in now
long-deleted editions), and come complete with extensive
extras that include other rare TV horror treats. We
should be bringing you full reviews shortly.