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
Did You Know?
The smeared-looking black and white graphics that adorn the BBC studio set were made by dragging a gothic door knocker across a photocopier during a scan cycle. See more
When the events in the house begin to escalate, Kim, the youngest Early daughter runs out of one of the bedrooms and accidentally bangs her head against the door frame. There is a few seconds where both she and Sarah Greene break character but carry on through it. See more
Pipes says we've got to stay! Pipes wants to see everybody!
[pointing at camera
Look! Everybody wants to see him!