Two new horror adaptations are coming to BBC Radio 4 this Halloween as part of Fright Night
, The Stone Tape
and The Ring…
While all the cool kids will be tripping over high heels and falling out of Borat mankinis on sticky dancefloors this Saturday the 31st of October, all the really cool kids will be elsewhere come Halloween: headphones on, mug of spooky cocoa in hand, listening to BBC Radio 4.
As part of Radio 4’s first annual Fright Night
of Halloween programming, two exciting horror dramas are on their way: The Stone Tape
, adapted from Nigel “Quatermass” Kneale’s 1972 television play, and The Ring, adapted from Koji Sozuki’s 1991 film franchise-spawning novel.
Kneale’s television play, first broadcast in 1972 as a BBC Christmas ghost story, tells the tale of a group of scientists investigating a haunted mansion whose walls are thought to have absorbed and recorded past events. It’s