21. The Crimson Pearl

The Crimson Pearl

Released August 2011

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Synopsis

A special audio drama featuring over thirty characters, written to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Dark Shadows.

“It’s as if Lucifer plucked out one of his own eyes...”

The year is 1690. Isaac Collins is sailing to America to establish a new life for his family. Suddenly, during a strange and unnatural blizzard, he discovers a single blood-red pearl. A pearl that seems to sing to him…

The pearl will be going on a journey. Passed down through generations bringing luck both good and bad. But what does it want? Why is its journey so linked to the Collins family? And who will ultimately take ownership of the crimson pearl?
 

Written By: James Goss and Joseph Lidster
Directed By: Joseph Baker, James Goss, Darren Gross, Joseph Lidster

Cast

David Ames, Nancy Barrett, Nicola Bryant, Ursula Burton, Roger Davis, Nigel Fairs, James Goss, Lizzie Hopley, Jerry Lacy, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Alex Mallinson, Lara Parker, Christopher Pennock, David Selby, Alisdair Sladen, Rebecca Staab, Roy Thinnes, James Unsworth and Matthew Waterhouse