The Stone Tape
BBC2, tx. 25/12/1972
90 minutes, colour
Cast: Michael Bryant (Peter Brock); Jane Asher (Jill); Iain Cuthbertson (Collinson); Michael Bates (Eddie); Tom Chadbon (Hargrave)
A team of scientists working in an abandoned mansion to develop a new recording medium discovers that one of the rooms, considered for decades to be haunted, may be made of a type of stone that can store sounds and images.
Nigel Kneale has returned to the ghost story on several occasions in his career, but The Stone Tape stands as perhaps his finest single work in...