The BBC gives over a whole evening to an 'investigation into the supernatural'. Four respected presenters and a camera crew attempt to discover the truth behind 'The most haunted house in Britain', expecting a light-hearted scare or two and probably the uncovering of a hoax. They think they are in control of the situation. They think they are safe. The viewers settle down and decide to watch 'for a laugh'. Ninety minutes later the BBC, and the country, was changed, and the consequences are still felt today. Written by
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Later after the TV movie was broadcast, there was an additional bit of continuity which the BBC1 announcer reassured viewers that it was just a story and that all was well at the BBC television center. See more
Because the studio presenters were reacting to footage recorded weeks before, there are many instances where Sarah Greene will answer questions not asked to her yet or studio presenters will have to re-ask questions to fill gaps before someone will answer. See more
Doctor, what about your theory that in fact Kimmy was the focus for the poltergeist activity? What does this mean, now?
Dr Lin Pascoe
Well, maybe they're both involved. I mean, maybe it's like a tandem effect. Kim's creating the energy and Suzanne's directing the violence in on herself.
First Suzanne - then Kimmy - then this.
You don't know, do you?
Dr Lin Pascoe
[after a moment
No, I don't.