Synopsis: 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.
Genre: Horror, Mystery
91 min

and watched this programme.

I'm safer here.

All right, Mike,

thanks a lot.

Now, confrontations, of

course, with the supernatural,

can be devastatingly real.

Let's find out

what effect they've had

on Mrs Early and her family.

So, how destructive has

the haunting actually been?

Mum kept on blaming us

for breaking stuff.

We weren't doing anything.

I've lost track,

really, I have.

Plates, teapots, cups,

a broken tap,

we got this thick smell,

so disgusting, from the tap.

And stains got on clothes from

nowhere, out of thin air.

-And in the central

heating vent.

-The man came, and...

He couldn't understand it,

he said it was impossible.

Everybody said

it was impossible.

I said, "Great. You come

and live with 'impossible'."

So many things

have happened...

You start thinking...

I don't know...

Maybe you've done

something wrong.

It's wrecked my... My house,

my home, my family...

It's okay.

Over to you, Michael.

Dr Lin Pascoe,

it's a disturbing interview,

that, isn't it?

You investigated

the Northolt poltergeist

for eight months, wasn't it?

What can be done

for people like Mrs Early?

According to

the evidence on that film,

clearly she's shattered.

Well, the first thing

we can all do for a start is

believe them.

Well, it's not always

that easy, is it?

Yes, but you can see,

it's obvious these people

are desperate for help.

Makes me so angry when

you still get people out there

denying that these things

even happen.

All right, Dr Pascoe,

for the moment, thank you

very much indeed.

Lin Pascoe will be giving

her expert commentary

right throughout

the programme.

And by the way, for those

night owls amongst you,

we'll be here with updates

roughly every hour,

right through the night.

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Stephen Volk

Stephen Volk (born 1954) is a Welsh screenwriter and novelist who specializes in the horror genre. more…

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