Yorkshire, 1974. Britain is in recession, the oil crisis and black outs loom large. The Maynard family move into their dream house, only to find a "presence" already living there. Len, Jenny and their daughter Sally must struggle to keep their already-fragile family together as they are attacked by poltergeists. Soon it becomes apparent that Sally is their main focus of attention. The house becomes a living nightmare. They must exorcise the evil spirits for them to survive. Written by
Set in 1974 and based on true events, When The Lights Went Out is the story of a down-to-earth Yorkshire family and the malevolent spirit who turns their existence upside down.
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Did You Know?
The name of the family in the film is the Maynards. The family the 'true' story is loosely based upon were called the Pritchards. See more
The film is set in 1974, yet Sally puts up a poster in her bedroom of a anime series "One Piece" which came out in 1997. See more
Performed by Sweet
Written by Nicolas Chinn
and Michael Chapman
Published by Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd See more