The Canterville Ghost
Cert. PG 89 mins UK | 2023 dir(s). Kim Burdon, Robert Chandler with Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Imelda Staunton, Emily Carey, Miranda Hart, Toby Jones & Freddie Highmore in English
In this vivid adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic children’s story, the ghost of Sir Simon Canterville (Stephen Fry) has been roaming his castle for centuries, searching for a descendant who can release him from his curse by performing a brave deed. The only problem is – he keeps scaring them away! Finally - a family move in who refuse to be startled, and Sir Simon is able to tell his tale to the inquisitive and courageous Virgina (Emily Carey). Can the two of them survive The Ghost Catcher (Miranda Hart), and The Reverend (Toby Jones), to bring balance to the castle and set Sir Simon free?