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The year is 1767. Young widow Laura Murdoch Stockbridge is to marry Joshua Collins, heir to the Collins fortune. Meanwhile, Joshua's sister Abigail is in love with disreputable sailor Abraham Harkaway. But the course of true love never did run smooth... especially when the witch Angélique Bouchard is around. For Angélique has been sent back in time. And she has one mission... To destroy the Collins family forever.Show more
Inspired by Oscar Wilde's classic story of hedonism and corruption, The Confessions of Dorian Gray imagines a world where Dorian Gray was real, and his friendship with Oscar Wilde once spawned the notorious novel. 1. The Enigma of Dorian Gray by Roy Gill Salford, 1968. Dorian returns to one of his former universities, having been summoned by his old friend, Adam Notting. Instead, he is greeted by BEAUTY: the product of Notting's research into artificial intelligence. But is BEAUTY all it seems to be? And what of the BEAST...? 2. Freya by Sam Stone Scandinavia, 1974. After rescuing a young woman from the middle of a desolate forest, Dorian realises they're not alone. There's something else in the woodland with them - something follow them - and it won't give up until it's finally tracked them down. 3. Human Remains by James Goss London, 1998. To alleviate a typical bout of boredom, Dorian decides to have his appendix removed - again - and checks himself into "a very nice private hospital". However, upon his recovery, he sees a hideous creature stalking the wards. Is it just a side-effect of the drugs, his mind playing tricks... or is there something more sinister going on at Melrose Hospital? 4. His Dying Breath by George Mann London, 1929. The Bright Young Things of the city are living life to the full, when a series of unusual murders strikes the capital. It isn't long before Dorian finds himself singled out as a suspect and has to clear his name. But how to prove your innocence when the killer might not even be human...? 5. Banshee by Xanna Eve Chown County Meath, 1900. After one Dorian's friends acquires a house on the Emerald Isle, Dorian travels with him to Ireland to inspect the estate. There, they find a house in disrepair... and a supernatural tenant desperate to vacate the premises. 6. The Abysmal Sea by David Llewellyn Greece, 1974. In a last-bid attempt to save their flagging relationship, Dorian Gray and Alyssa Symes embark on a simple sailing holiday in the Aegean. But the deep, still waters hide a terrible danger, and they may end up losing more than just each other... 7. Inner Darkness by Mark B. Oliver Iceland, 2009. When a mission to finally see the Northern Lights turns sour, Dorian finds himself stranded in the middle of nowhere. It is only after the kindness of one of the locals that he is rescued, and learns that there may be more to the local legends than meets the eye. 8. The Living Image by Matt Fitton England, 1949. A chance encounter on a train propels Dorian into the lives of Mr and Mrs Moore. To him, their lives are ordinary, mundane: the kind of lives he's always striven to rise above. However, the grass is always greener... The collection also includes additional material and behind-the-scenes interviews.Show more
Join trans-temporal adventuress Iris Wildthyme (Katy Manning) for a series of eight brand-new half-hour episodes as she travels through time and space aboard her trusty double-decker bus, accompanied by her new friend Captain Turner! 1. Comeback of the Scorchies by James Goss One-hit '80s wonder, Brian Bonamy, is back - and he's wowing the crowds of Margate! But when Iris and Captain Turner take in the show, they quickly realise something else is behind his success... and that Iris is still under contract! 2. Dark Side by Nick Campbell Needing a break from adventuring, Iris decides to return to her former home -Pink Gables - where she is more than a little surprised to discover that unearthly forces have subsequently taken up residence. 3. Oracle of the Supermarket by Roy Gill Cassie Burdock works on the till in the local branch of Fergusons. She thinks she's nothing special, that she's just like everyone else... until one day, she finds that she can predict the future with unnerving accuracy. 4. Murder At The Abbey by Mark B. Oliver After witnessing the death of one of their friends, Iris and Captain Turner turn sleuth to get to the bottom of things. But just who would want to commit such a beastly crime... and why? Wildthyme is on the case! 5. The Slots of Giza by Hamish Steele The Giza is the Hawkhead Nebula's premier casino experience: Vegas on an intergalactic scale! But when one of Iris's fellow slotters dies at her machine, she and Captain Turner quickly learn that the Giza's guests are gambling with their lives. 6. High Spirits by Cavan Scott When Iris lands the bus on the infamous Garden in the Clouds, she and Captain Turner are expecting a world of peace and tranquility. Instead, they arrive on a world plagued by hauntings, where they ghosts want to lay them to rest. 7. An Extraterrestrial Werewolf in Belgium by Scott Handcock After an unexpected incident with a transdimensional entity in the 1970s, Iris makes an emergency landing in Flanders, where legends of an ancient wolf-like bogeyman soon prove to be frighteningly real. 8. Looking for a Friend by Paul Magrs In a bar in central London, a strangely-dressed woman reappears night after night, drowning her sorrows and searching for a friend she left behind...Show more
Edinburgh, 1920. Seizing upon the possibility of a reunion with his closest comrade from the trenches, Dorian arrives in the capital city of Scotland on Halloween! Guisers are out in force, disapproving gentlemen walk the streets... and a sinister department store has a great deal more on offer than it might initially advertise. Note: The Confessions of Dorian Gray contains adult material and is not suitable for younger listeners.Show more
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