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The Turn of the Screw


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Henry James's chilling ghost story is given a 1920s makeover in this dramatisation by Sandy Welch, starring Michelle Dockery and Sue Johnston. A young governess is sent to a country house to take charge of two orphans, but is unsettled by the sense of intense evil that seems to lurk within. (S) (AD)
Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel (see page 213)
Snow queen: page 30


Author: Henry James
Dramatised by: Sandy Welch
Producer: Colin Wratten
Director: Tim Fywell
Ann: Michelle Dockery
Sarah Grose: Sue Johnston
Dr Fisher: Dan Stevens
Carla: Nicola Walker
Flora: Eva Sayer
Miles: Josef Lindsay
Master: Mark Umbers
Professor: Corin Redgrave
Baines: Wendy Albiston
Diane: Sarah Buckland
Peter Quint: Edward MacLiam
Emily Jessel: Katie Lightfoot
Abused maid: Nellie Burroughes
Ann's father: Peter Bygott
Young Ann: Honor Cargill-Martin
Police inspector: Cameron Stewart

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