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13 September 1980 (UK) See more »
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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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Cast

 (Series Cast [138])
Nicholas Ball ... William Peters (1 episode, 1980)
Anna Calder-Marshall ... Janet (1 episode, 1980)

Christopher Cazenove ... Tom Martin (1 episode, 1980)

Peter Cushing ... Martin Blueck (1 episode, 1980)

Denholm Elliott ... Norman Shenley (1 episode, 1980)

Jon Finch ... David Winter (1 episode, 1980)
Julia Foster ... Ruth Cairns (1 episode, 1980)

Barbara Kellerman ... Laurie Morton (1 episode, 1980)
Leigh Lawson ... Graham Elder (1 episode, 1980)
Ray Lonnen ... Michael Roberts (1 episode, 1980)
Peter McEnery ... Edwyn (1 episode, 1980)

Kathryn Leigh Scott ... Penny (1 episode, 1980)

Anthony Valentine ... Cliff (1 episode, 1980)
Gary Bond ... Terence Morton (1 episode, 1980)
Angela Bruce ... Sarah (1 episode, 1980)

Brian Cox ... Chuck Spillers (1 episode, 1980)
Suzanne Danielle ... Natalie (1 episode, 1980)
Rachel Davies ... Emma (1 episode, 1980)
Celia Gregory ... Sarah Martin (1 episode, 1980)
Georgina Hale ... Stella (1 episode, 1980)

Rosalyn Landor ... Allison Lussan (1 episode, 1980)
James Laurenson ... Mr. Rayburn (1 episode, 1980)

Simon MacCorkindale ... Harry (1 episode, 1980)

Patricia Quinn ... Lucinda Jessop (1 episode, 1980)

Gary Raymond ... Martin (1 episode, 1980)

Dinah Sheridan ... Gwen (1 episode, 1980)
Norman Beaton ... Mr. Ngenko (1 episode, 1980)
John Carson ... Charles Randolph (1 episode, 1980)
Brian Croucher ... George Evans (1 episode, 1980)
Elaine Donnelly ... Annie Spillers (1 episode, 1980)

Diana Dors ... Mrs. Ardoy (1 episode, 1980)
Prunella Gee ... Mary Winter (1 episode, 1980)
Marius Goring ... Heinz Hoffman (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)

Siân Phillips ... Mrs. Henska (1 episode, 1980)

Gareth Thomas ... Gupta / ... (1 episode, 1980)
Norman Bird ... Basil (1 episode, 1980)
Anthony Brown ... Priest (1 episode, 1980)
Antony Carrick ... Det. Sergeant Aldridge (1 episode, 1980)
Frances Cuka ... Gwen Williams (1 episode, 1980)
Pauline Delaney ... Sister (1 episode, 1980)
Barbara Ewing ... Laura Stephens (1 episode, 1980)
Lucy Gutteridge ... Lolly (1 episode, 1980)
Patricia Maynard ... Jean Evans (1 episode, 1980)
Ian McCulloch ... Dr. Charles Henderson (1 episode, 1980)
Mia Nadasi ... Margaret (1 episode, 1980)
Barry Stanton ... Tony (1 episode, 1980)
Robert Urquhart ... 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 ... Simon Andrews (1 episode, 1980)
David Healy ... Peter Picardo (1 episode, 1980)
George Innes ... Cedric (1 episode, 1980)
Milton Johns ... Andrew James Powers (1 episode, 1980)
Jonathan Kent ... Tader (1 episode, 1980)
Philip Latham ... Hargreaves (1 episode, 1980)
Stanley Lebor ... Charles (1 episode, 1980)
Lennard Pearce ... Rector (1 episode, 1980)
Conrad Phillips ... Dr. Manders (1 episode, 1980)
Eleanor Summerfield ... Lady Strudwick (1 episode, 1980)
Jacob Witkin ... Woodcutter (1 episode, 1980)
Margaret Anderson ... Sister (1 episode, 1980)

Gareth Armstrong ... Dr. Melbury (1 episode, 1980)
Peter Birrel ... Markham (1 episode, 1980)

James Cosmo ... Willis (1 episode, 1980)
Michael Culver ... Mark (1 episode, 1980)
Terry Kinsella ... Lionel (1 episode, 1980)
Jenny Laird ... Mrs. Roberts (1 episode, 1980)
Caroline Langrishe ... Tina (1 episode, 1980)
Matthew Long ... Andy (1 episode, 1980)
Adrian Mann ... Tibor (1 episode, 1980)
Christopher Reilly ... William Morton (1 episode, 1980)
Emma Ridley ... Sophia (1 episode, 1980)
Daphne Anderson ... Matron (1 episode, 1980)

Warren Clarke ... Ben Faraday (1 episode, 1980)
Ellis Dale ... Police Doctor (1 episode, 1980)
Michael Deeks ... Phil Peters (1 episode, 1980)
James Duggan ... Sampson (1 episode, 1980)
William Moore ... Mr. Roberts (1 episode, 1980)
Patricia Mort ... Maid (1 episode, 1980)

Sophie Thompson ... 1st Girl (1 episode, 1980)
Joanne White ... Sophia (Older) (1 episode, 1980)
Victoria Wood ... Sophy (1 episode, 1980)
Andy Bradford ... Steve (1 episode, 1980)
Sharon Fussey ... 2nd Girl (1 episode, 1980)
Michael Hughes ... Mechanic, Thornton (1 episode, 1980)
Gerard Kelly ... Andrew (1 episode, 1980)
Sophie Kind ... Eloise (1 episode, 1980)
Jeremy Longhurst ... Dr. Cummings (1 episode, 1980)

Jeff Rawle ... Inspector Franks (1 episode, 1980)
George Tovey ... Old Man, Albert Clements (1 episode, 1980)
Gary Waldhorn ... Bacharach (1 episode, 1980)
Una Brandon-Jones ... Old Woman, Mrs. Clements (1 episode, 1980)
Brenda Cowling ... Nurse Davies (1 episode, 1980)
James Curran ... Pritchard (1 episode, 1980)
Matthew Dorman ... Young Boy (1 episode, 1980)
Janet Fielding ... Secretary, Mandy (1 episode, 1980)
Michael Latimer ... Dr. Bradley (1 episode, 1980)
Barry McDonald ... Auctioneer (1 episode, 1980)

Anna Simone Scott ... Nurse Foster (1 episode, 1980)
Jeffry Wickham ... Edgar (1 episode, 1980)
Geoffrey Beevers ... Gravedigger (1 episode, 1980)

Peter Cartwright ... 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)

William Morgan Sheppard ... Hospital Gardener (1 episode, 1980)
Michael Stock ... Armourer (1 episode, 1980)
Jo Warne ... 1st Mother (1 episode, 1980)
Anne Dyson ... Mrs. Rord (1 episode, 1980)
Malcolm Hayes ... Attendant (1 episode, 1980)
Paula Jacobs ... Joyce (1 episode, 1980)
Sarah Keller ... 2nd Mother (1 episode, 1980)
Corinna Reardon ... Small Girl (1 episode, 1980)
Lee Richards ... Actress (1 episode, 1980)
Barry Stokes ... 1st Victim (1 episode, 1980)

Pierce Brosnan ... 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)
Pat Gorman ... CID Sgt (1 episode, 1980)
Gordon Reid ... Max (1 episode, 1980)
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Series Directed by
Peter Sasdy (3 episodes, 1980)
Tom Clegg (2 episodes, 1980)
Alan Gibson (2 episodes, 1980)
Don Leaver (2 episodes, 1980)
Francis Megahy (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Writing credits
Bernie Cooper (2 episodes, 1980)
Francis Megahy (2 episodes, 1980)

Series Produced by
Brian Lawrence .... executive producer (13 episodes, 1980)
David Reid .... executive producer (13 episodes, 1980)
Roy Skeggs .... producer (13 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Original Music by
Paul Patterson (4 episodes, 1980)
John McCabe (3 episodes, 1980)
James Bernard (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Cinematography by
Frank Watts (9 episodes, 1980)
Norman Warwick (4 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Film Editing by
Chris Barnes (5 episodes, 1980)
Peter Weatherley (5 episodes, 1980)
Robert C. Dearberg (3 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Casting by
Eileen Garstka (13 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Production Design by
Carolyn Scott (13 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Makeup Department
Eddie Knight .... makeup artist / makeup designer (9 episodes, 1980)
Daphne Vollmer .... hair stylist / hair dresser (9 episodes, 1980)
Alan Brownie .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1980)
Betty Sherriff .... hair stylist (4 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Production Management
Ron Jackson .... production manager (13 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ken Baker .... assistant director (9 episodes, 1980)
David Munro .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1980)

Zsuzsanna Mills .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Bob Bell .... assistant art director (13 episodes, 1980)
Richard Rooker .... assistant art director (13 episodes, 1980)

Paul Purdy .... props (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Jack T. Knight .... dubbing editor / dubbing mixer (13 episodes, 1980)
Bryan Tilling .... dubbing editor / dubbing mixer (13 episodes, 1980)
Otto Snel .... dubbing mixer / dubbing editor (11 episodes, 1980)
John Bramall .... sound recordist (9 episodes, 1980)
Peter Best .... dubbing editor / dubbing mixer (7 episodes, 1980)
Stuart Edwards .... sound recordist (4 episodes, 1980)
Ken Scrivener .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Special Effects by
Ian Scoones .... special effects (13 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Birtles .... gaffer (13 episodes, 1980)
Neil Binney .... camera operator (9 episodes, 1980)
Chic Anstiss .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1980)

Ian Foster .... clapper loader (unknown episodes)
Nigel Seal .... clapper loader (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laura Nightingale .... costume supervisor (13 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Music Department
Marcel Durham .... music editor (13 episodes, 1980)
Philip Martell .... music supervisor (13 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Other crew
Jack Gill .... presenter (13 episodes, 1980)
Callum McDougall .... production runner (13 episodes, 1980)
Margaret Nicholas .... production assistant (13 episodes, 1980)
Anthony Read .... story editor (13 episodes, 1980)
Mike Widd .... production accountant (13 episodes, 1980)
Lorely Farley .... continuity (9 episodes, 1980)
Marjorie Lavelly .... continuity (4 episodes, 1980)

Alex Matcham .... assistant accountant (unknown episodes)
 

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UK:51 min (13 episodes)
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Trivia:
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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18 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Cinematic jewels for the small screen..., 25 March 2003
Author: boom-10 (boom@chemist.com) from Columbus, Ohio

Could you believe that after so long, the Hammer Company could come back and release a show that had as much quality content as the original Twilight Zone? For those who have not seen this, the closest that I can come to describing this gems is to compare to the 1 hour episodes that Rod Serling put out. Even that doesn't do them justice.

There are thirteen episodes in all. The cover lists Peter Cushing, Denholm Eliot, and Pierce Brosnan, but there are stand-out performances by many more in each episode. Jon Finch (Hitchcock's Frenzy) starts off as director editing his film at home when a fierce storm draws near... From the first minute of the first episode, it is apparent that this series was something special. Good direction, tight casting, and fast paced stories are the norm. This is not to say that all will interest, and some have common themes to other episodes, but all are enjoyable. Picture a standard film, and cut out a half an hour of the excess, and you've got these.

Certainly worth the investment, these episodes can be collected in one box set, which is quite well done by A+E. Werewolves, demons, witches, voodoo dolls, and for good measure a demented Nazi can all be found within. Horror fans, and those who miss good television, should take a look at Hammer. I assure you, you will not be disappointed.

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