Grace Marks, incarcerated for 15 years in Kingston Penitentiary for her part in a grisly double murder, is interviewed by a mental specialist hired by a group trying to secure her release. She tells him the story of her emigration to Canada from Ireland with her family, and of her mother's death on board ship.
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I think of all the things that have been written about me: that I am an inhuman female demon; that I am an innocent victim of a blackguard, forced against my will and in danger of my own life; that I was too ignorant to know how to act and that to hang me would be judicial murder; that I am well and decently dressed, but I robbed a dead woman to appear so; that I am of a sullen disposition with a quarrelsome temper; that I have the appearance of a person rather above my ...
Pre-credits title card: One need not be a Chamber - to be Haunted - One need not be a house - The brain has Corridors - surpassing Material Place - ourself behind ourself, concealed - Should startle most - Assassin hid in our apartment Be Horrors least. - Emily Dickinson See more
Let No Man Steal Your Thyme
Traditional, Arr. By Neil McColl
and Kate St. John
Performed by Anne Briggs See more