This British anthology series, which was produced by England's leading exporters of horror films, told tales of haunted houses, demons, ghosts and other supernatural wonders.
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Series cast summary:
Nicholas Ball ...
 William (1 episode, 1980)
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 Janet (1 episode, 1980)
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 Tom (1 episode, 1980)
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 Martin Blueck (1 episode, 1980)
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 Norman Shenley (1 episode, 1980)
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 David (1 episode, 1980)
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 Ruth (1 episode, 1980)
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 Laurie Morton (1 episode, 1980)
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 Graham (1 episode, 1980)
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 Michael Roberts (1 episode, 1980)
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 Edwyn (1 episode, 1980)
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 Penny (1 episode, 1980)
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 Cliff (1 episode, 1980)
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 Terence Morton (1 episode, 1980)
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 Sarah (1 episode, 1980)
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 Chuck (1 episode, 1980)
Suzanne Danielle ...
 Natalie (1 episode, 1980)
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 Emma (1 episode, 1980)
Celia Gregory ...
 Sarah (1 episode, 1980)
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 Stella (1 episode, 1980)
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 Allison (1 episode, 1980)
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 Mr. Rayburn (1 episode, 1980)
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 Harry (1 episode, 1980)
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 Lucinda (1 episode, 1980)
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 Martin (1 episode, 1980)
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 Gwen (1 episode, 1980)
Norman Beaton ...
 Mr. Ngenko (1 episode, 1980)
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 Charles Randolph (1 episode, 1980)
Brian Croucher ...
 George (1 episode, 1980)
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 Annie (1 episode, 1980)
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 Mrs. Ardoy (1 episode, 1980)
Prunella Gee ...
 Mary (1 episode, 1980)
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 Heinz (1 episode, 1980)
Paul Hawkins ...
 David (1 episode, 1980)
Pat Heywood ...
 Emily Shenley (1 episode, 1980)
Emrys James ...
 Dr. Harris (1 episode, 1980)
Richard Pearson ...
 Sir Humphrey Chesterton (1 episode, 1980)
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 Mrs. Henska (1 episode, 1980)
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 Gupta / ... (1 episode, 1980)
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 Basil (1 episode, 1980)
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 Priest (1 episode, 1980)
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 Aldridge (1 episode, 1980)
Frances Cuka ...
 Gwen (1 episode, 1980)
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 Sister (1 episode, 1980)
Lucy Gutteridge ...
 Lolly (1 episode, 1980)
Patricia Maynard ...
 Jean (1 episode, 1980)
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 Charles (1 episode, 1980)
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 Margaret (1 episode, 1980)
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 Tony (1 episode, 1980)
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 Harry (1 episode, 1980)
Tariq Yunus ...
 Charles Austin (1 episode, 1980)
Matthew Blakstad ...
 James (1 episode, 1980)
Robin Browne ...
 Police Officer (1 episode, 1980)
Paul Darrow ...
 Andrews (1 episode, 1980)
David Healy ...
 Peter (1 episode, 1980)
George Innes ...
 Cedric (1 episode, 1980)
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 A. J. Powers (1 episode, 1980)
Jonathan Kent ...
 Tader (1 episode, 1980)
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 Hargreaves (1 episode, 1980)
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 Charles (1 episode, 1980)
Lennard Pearce ...
 Rector (1 episode, 1980)
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 Dr. Manders (1 episode, 1980)
Eleanor Summerfield ...
 Lady Strudwick (1 episode, 1980)
Jacob Witkin ...
 Woodcutter (1 episode, 1980)
Margaret Anderson ...
 Sister (1 episode, 1980)
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 Dr. Melbury (1 episode, 1980)
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 Markham (1 episode, 1980)
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 Willis (1 episode, 1980)
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 Mark (1 episode, 1980)
Terry Kinsella ...
 Lionel (1 episode, 1980)
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 Mrs. Roberts (1 episode, 1980)
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 Tina (1 episode, 1980)
Matthew Long ...
 Andy (1 episode, 1980)
Adrian Mann ...
 Tibor (1 episode, 1980)
Christopher Reilly ...
 William (1 episode, 1980)
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 Sophia (1 episode, 1980)
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 Matron (1 episode, 1980)
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 Ben (1 episode, 1980)
Ellis Dale ...
 Police Doctor (1 episode, 1980)
Michael Deeks ...
 Phil (1 episode, 1980)
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 Sampson (1 episode, 1980)
William Moore ...
 Mr. Roberts (1 episode, 1980)
Patricia Mort ...
 Maid (1 episode, 1980)
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 1st Girl (1 episode, 1980)
Joanne White ...
 Sophia (Older) (1 episode, 1980)
Victoria Wood ...
 Sophy (1 episode, 1980)
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 Steve (1 episode, 1980)
Sharon Fussey ...
 2nd Girl (1 episode, 1980)
Michael Hughes ...
 Mechanic (1 episode, 1980)
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 Andrew (1 episode, 1980)
Sophie Kind ...
 Eloise (1 episode, 1980)
Jeremy Longhurst ...
 Dr. Cummings (1 episode, 1980)
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 Franks (1 episode, 1980)
George Tovey ...
 Old Man (1 episode, 1980)
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 Bacharach (1 episode, 1980)
Una Brandon-Jones ...
 Old Woman (1 episode, 1980)
Brenda Cowling ...
 Nurse Davies (1 episode, 1980)
James Curran ...
 Pritchard (1 episode, 1980)
Matthew Dorman ...
 Young Boy (1 episode, 1980)
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 Secretary (1 episode, 1980)
Michael Latimer ...
 Dr. Bradley (1 episode, 1980)
Barry McDonald ...
 Auctioneer (1 episode, 1980)
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 Nurse (1 episode, 1980)
Jeffry Wickham ...
 Edgar (1 episode, 1980)
Geoffrey Beevers ...
 Gravedigger (1 episode, 1980)
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 Surgeon (1 episode, 1980)
Wilhelmina Green ...
 Young Girl (1 episode, 1980)
Barbara Keogh ...
 Joan (1 episode, 1980)
Mike Savage ...
 P.C. Jenkins (1 episode, 1980)
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 Hospital Gardener (1 episode, 1980)
Michael Stock ...
 Armourer (1 episode, 1980)
Jo Warne ...
 1st Mother (1 episode, 1980)
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 Mrs. Rord (1 episode, 1980)
Malcolm Hayes ...
 Attendant (1 episode, 1980)
Paula Jacobs ...
 Joyce (1 episode, 1980)
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 2nd Mother (1 episode, 1980)
Corinna Reardon ...
 Small Girl (1 episode, 1980)
Lee Richards ...
 Actress (1 episode, 1980)
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 1st Victim (1 episode, 1980)
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 Last Victim (1 episode, 1980)
Crispin Gillbard ...
 Policeman (1 episode, 1980)
Max Mason ...
 Journalist (1 episode, 1980)
Roger Ostime ...
 The Butler (1 episode, 1980)
Andrew Pariss ...
 Boy (1 episode, 1980)
Daniel Payne ...
 Small Boy (1 episode, 1980)
Peter Dean ...
 Charlie (1 episode, 1980)
Natalie Payne ...
 Irenya (1 episode, 1980)
Charles Pemberton ...
 Policeman (1 episode, 1980)
Anna Perry ...
 Journalist (1 episode, 1980)
Richard Wren ...
 Chauffeur (1 episode, 1980)
Diane Adderley ...
 Police Woman (1 episode, 1980)
Marilyn Finlay ...
 Sister (1 episode, 1980)
Daniel Kipling ...
 Andreas (1 episode, 1980)
Louis Mansi ...
 Rossi (1 episode, 1980)
Kevin Stoney ...
 Rothwell (1 episode, 1980)

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This British anthology series, which was produced by England's leading exporters of horror films, told tales of haunted houses, demons, ghosts and other supernatural wonders.

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$3,900,000 (estimated)
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(13 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Terence Fisher was attached to direct a story but died in pre-production. See more »

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Featured in Screenwipe: Episode #2.2 (2006) See more »

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When Hammer Rose From The Grave
17 September 2006 | by (Ambrosia) – See all my reviews

The last official 'Hammer horror' film - 'To The Devil A Daughter - was released in 1975. That seemed to be it. Five years later, this I.T.V. series appeared. Despite the title it was actually made by I.T.C. Entertainment ( 'Lew Grade's House Of Horror' didn't have the same ring, I suppose ). The thirteen episodes were a mixed bag, many relying on gore and nudity for their shock value, rather than well written stories. Easily the best was 'The Silent Scream' starring the late, great Peter Cushing. Great final shot! 'Witching Time' was pretty memorable too ( because Patricia Quinn and Prunella Gee both got their kit off ). But there was little of the essence of the movie series that had scared audiences for two decades. The strongest influence came from 'Thriller', an anthology made by A.T.V. in the early '70's. 'Guardian Of The Abyss' was the most Hammer-like episode, bearing a resemblance to 'The Devil Rides Out' ( 1968 ) based on the famous Dennis Wheatley novel.


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