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A Pleasing Terror – 2 Ghost Stories by MR James

by The Leeds Library


As part of the Leeds Lit Fest 2019

In a thrilling performance by candlelight, Robert Lloyd Parry of Nunkie Theatre Company brings to life two of the eeriest and most entertaining stories by M. R. James, Master of the English ghost story.

***** Wonderful, magical storytelling

The Daily Mail

Over a century after they were first published, the ghost stories of M R James retain their power to terrify and amuse. This gripping one man show retells two of the earliest and eeriest.

In Canon Alberic’s Scrap-book, a young Cambridge antiquary discovers the devil in the details of an old book in a medieval town in the French Pyrenees…

In The Mezzotint a ghoulish revenge is enacted within a work of art, before the helpless eyes of a museum curator in Oxford…


Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the chilling tales by M R James in the stunning surroundings of the oldest membership subscription library in the country.

Date and Time

Sun, March 10, 2019

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


The Leeds Library

18 Commercial Street
Leeds, England LS1 6AL United Kingdom

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