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‘Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi To Star In BBC Ghost Story ‘Martin’s Close’ From ‘Sherlock’s Mark Gatiss – Edinburgh

‘Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi To Star In BBC Ghost Story ‘Martin’s Close’ From ‘Sherlock’s Mark Gatiss – Edinburgh

Peter Capaldi is to star in a Mark Gatiss-penned ghost story for the BBC. The Doctor Who star is to feature in Martin’s Close, an adaptation of the M.R. James story, for BBC Four alongside Wilf Scolding, Simon Williams, Sara Crowe, Fisayo Akinade and Elliot Levey.

Written by Doctor Who and Sherlock writer Gatiss, who also starred in Game of Thrones, the story follows the murder trial of John Martin. It is presented as a report of the trial in 1684, where Martin has been accused of murdering a young girl named Ann Clark, with whom he had a one-sided romance. The prosecution presents the case that Martin murdered Ann Clark, because she ruined a good marriage proposal for him. During the trial, an event is described in which Martin acted in a guilty manner when confronted with a possible apparition of the girl. In the end, Martin

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