TV Preview: Martin’s Close
+ Q&A with Mark Gatiss and cast members Simon Williams, Sara Crowe, Fisayo Akinade and Wilf Scolding
This one-off ‘ghost story for Christmas’ is based on an MR James short story, adapted and directed by Mark Gatiss.
BBC Four-Can Do Productions-Adorable Media 2019
Dir Mark Gatiss
With Peter Capaldi, Wilf Scolding, Simon Williams, Sara Crowe
30min + Q&A
It’s 1684. John Martin is on trial for his life. Facing him, the infamous ‘hanging judge’, George Jeffreys. But this is not a cut-and-dried murder case, because the innocent young girl Martin is accused of killing has been seen after her death... Starring Peter Capaldi, this standalone drama is based on MR James’ chilling short story of the same name, and is adapted and directed by Mark Gatiss. Join us for your traditional seasonal fix of terror in BBC Four’s Ghost Story for Christmas.