Uncle Silas

An adaptation of J. Sheridan Le Fanu's gothic horror novel
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A 3-part BBC Radio adaptation by Alan Drury of Sheridan Le Fanu's classic gothic horror novel.

Maud Knollys is the daughter and heiress of a rich, eccentric recluse. After he dies, she is placed in the guardianship of her Uncle Silas. This is supposed to be a public declaration of one man's confidence in his brother, for Silas was disgraced many years before. But is Silas to be trusted? Before too long, Maud feels that Silas has sinister plans for her and that she is in desperate danger...

Maud Knollyes ... Teresa Gallagher
Silas ... George Cole
Madame de la Rougierre ... Dorothy Tutin
Lady Monica Knollys ... Joan Sims
Mary Quince ... Kathleen Byron
Milly ... Jane Whittenshaw
Dr. Bryerley ... John Hartley
Dudley ... Jonathan Keeble
Tom Brice ... Roger May
Mr. Grimston ... Geoffrey Whitehead
The Rough Fellow/The Coachman ... Stephen Critchlow

Directed by Enyd Williams

Broadcast on BBC Radio 4 8 - 22 October 1995

  1. Knowl, 1864 (77.9Mb)
  2. Bartram-Haugh, 1865 (82.2Mb)
  3. Revelations (78.6Mb)

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