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Hammer House of Horror 

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
...  Janet 1 episode, 1980
...  Tom 1 episode, 1980
...  Martin Blueck 1 episode, 1980
...  Norman Shenley 1 episode, 1980
...  David 1 episode, 1980
...  Ruth 1 episode, 1980
...  Laurie Morton 1 episode, 1980
...  Graham 1 episode, 1980
...  Michael Roberts 1 episode, 1980
...  Edwyn 1 episode, 1980
...  Penny 1 episode, 1980
...  Cliff 1 episode, 1980
...  Terence Morton 1 episode, 1980
...  Sarah 1 episode, 1980
...  Chuck 1 episode, 1980
...  Natalie 1 episode, 1980
...  Emma 1 episode, 1980
Celia Gregory ...  Sarah 1 episode, 1980
...  Stella 1 episode, 1980
...  Allison 1 episode, 1980
...  Mr. Rayburn 1 episode, 1980
...  Harry 1 episode, 1980
...  Lucinda 1 episode, 1980
...  Martin 1 episode, 1980
...  Gwen 1 episode, 1980
Norman Beaton ...  Mr. Ngenko 1 episode, 1980
...  Charles Randolph 1 episode, 1980
Brian Croucher ...  George 1 episode, 1980
...  Annie 1 episode, 1980
...  Mrs. Ardoy 1 episode, 1980
...  Mary 1 episode, 1980
...  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
...  Mrs. Henska 1 episode, 1980
...  Gupta / ... 1 episode, 1980
...  Basil 1 episode, 1980
...  Priest 1 episode, 1980
...  Aldridge 1 episode, 1980
Frances Cuka ...  Gwen 1 episode, 1980
...  Sister 1 episode, 1980
...  Lolly 1 episode, 1980
Patricia Maynard ...  Jean 1 episode, 1980
...  Charles 1 episode, 1980
...  Margaret 1 episode, 1980
...  Tony 1 episode, 1980
...  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
...  Cedric 1 episode, 1980
...  A. J. Powers 1 episode, 1980
Jonathan Kent ...  Tader 1 episode, 1980
...  Hargreaves 1 episode, 1980
...  Charles 1 episode, 1980
Lennard Pearce ...  Rector 1 episode, 1980
...  Dr. Manders 1 episode, 1980
Eleanor Summerfield ...  Lady Strudwick 1 episode, 1980
Jacob Witkin ...  Woodcutter 1 episode, 1980
Margaret Anderson ...  Sister 1 episode, 1980
...  Dr. Melbury 1 episode, 1980
...  Markham 1 episode, 1980
...  Willis 1 episode, 1980
...  Mark 1 episode, 1980
Terry Kinsella ...  Lionel 1 episode, 1980
...  Mrs. Roberts 1 episode, 1980
...  Tina 1 episode, 1980
Matthew Long ...  Andy 1 episode, 1980
Adrian Mann ...  Tibor 1 episode, 1980
Christopher Reilly ...  William 1 episode, 1980
...  Sophia 1 episode, 1980
...  Matron 1 episode, 1980
...  Ben 1 episode, 1980
Ellis Dale ...  Police Doctor 1 episode, 1980
Michael Deeks ...  Phil 1 episode, 1980
...  Sampson 1 episode, 1980
William Moore ...  Mr. Roberts 1 episode, 1980
Patricia Mort ...  Maid 1 episode, 1980
...  1st Girl 1 episode, 1980
Joanne White ...  Sophia (Older) 1 episode, 1980
Victoria Wood ...  Sophy 1 episode, 1980
...  Steve 1 episode, 1980
Sharon Fussey ...  2nd Girl 1 episode, 1980
Michael Hughes ...  Mechanic 1 episode, 1980
...  Andrew 1 episode, 1980
Sophie Kind ...  Eloise 1 episode, 1980
Jeremy Longhurst ...  Dr. Cummings 1 episode, 1980
...  Franks 1 episode, 1980
George Tovey ...  Old Man 1 episode, 1980
...  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
...  Secretary 1 episode, 1980
...  Dr. Bradley 1 episode, 1980
Barry McDonald ...  Auctioneer 1 episode, 1980
...  Nurse 1 episode, 1980
Jeffry Wickham ...  Edgar 1 episode, 1980
Geoffrey Beevers ...  Gravedigger 1 episode, 1980
...  Surgeon 1 episode, 1980
...  Young Girl 1 episode, 1980
Barbara Keogh ...  Joan 1 episode, 1980
Mike Savage ...  P.C. Jenkins 1 episode, 1980
...  Hospital Gardener 1 episode, 1980
Michael Stock ...  Armourer 1 episode, 1980
Jo Warne ...  1st Mother 1 episode, 1980
...  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
...  1st Victim 1 episode, 1980
...  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
John 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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Cinematic jewels for the small screen...
25 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

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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