The invisibility of sound and its ability to play with our imaginations can make it seem profoundly uncanny. Radio has exploited the eerie potential of sound to the fullest and throughout its history the uncanny has been a recurrently popular generic choice. There have been numerous types of ghosts in radio plays, ranging from vengeful revenants, playfully comic phantoms to spectres ultimately revealed as flesh and blood villains. At their best, ghost narratives on radio can fully immerse listeners into terrifying stories, locations and experiences.
|Title of host publication||The Routledge Handbook to the Ghost Story|
|Editors||Scott Brewster, Luke Thurston|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Publication status||Published - 16 Oct 2017|