ROBERT AICKMAN

www.robertaickman.com

Master of the modern strange tale, novelist, critic, editor, literary agent and saviour of the British waterways, Robert Aickman (1914-1981) is best known as one of the most accomplished writers of ghost stories of the twentieth century.

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ADAPTATIONS

 

FILM

THE CICERONES: Directed by Jeremy Dyson in 2002, a short film with Mark Gatiss as the principal actor.

 

 

TV

RINGING THE CHANGES: Filmed in 1968 for BBC 2's Late Night Horror on the title "The Bells of Hell".

This does not survive.

 

THE HOSPICE: Filmed in 1987 by HTV West for television series called Night Voices (four of six by Aickman). This survives and was shown at the Halifax Ghost Story Festival.

 

THE INNER ROOM: Filmed in 1987 by HTV West for television series called Night Voices (four of six by Aickman). This survives and is shown at Loughborough University's A Weekend of Weird, 6 November, 2016.

 

HAND IN GLOVE: Filmed in 1987 by HTV West for television series called Night Voices (four of six by Aickman).

 

THE TRAINS: Filmed in 1987 by HTV West for television series called Night Voices (four of six by Aickman).

 

THE SWORDS: Filmed in 1997, directed by Tony Scott, as the first episode of the cable original horror anthology series The Hunger.

 

 

RADIO

RINGING THE CHANGES: Broadcast on the CBC Radio drama series Nightfall on 31 October 1980.

 

RINGING THE CHANGES: Adapted by Jeremy Dyson with Mark Gatiss,into a BBC Radio Four radio play. This aired exactly twenty years after the CBC adaptation, on Halloween, 2000.

 

 

LIBRETTO

THE SAME DOG: Adapted by Jeremy Dyson and Joby Talbot. Premiered in 2000 at the Barbican Concert Hall. No recording exists.

 

 

 

 

 

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Robert Aickman's writings are in copyright, and his Estate is represented by Artellus Ltd