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Frighteners, The

Synopsis
Television drama. This release consists of all 13 episodes of London Weekend Television’s 1972 anthology of half-hour psychological horror films. The release is the first in a range of DVDs presented by Network Distributing in association with the ‘History of Forgotten TV Drama in the UK’ research project at Royal Holloway, University of London. The collection is selected and curated by television experts Lez Cooke, John Hill and Billy Smart, and aims to make a wide selection of unseen titles from the ITV archive available once again.
Series
Forgotten TV Drama
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2017
Year of production
1972
Subjects
Television studies
Keywords
television drama

Credits

Director
Gareth Davies; Mike Hodges
Writer
Andrea Newman; William Trevor
Cast
Geoffrey Bayldon 
Ian Hendry 
Ian Holm 
James Goddard 
John Reardon 
John Thaw 
Tom Bell 
Warren Clarke 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£13.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
390 minutes
Year
2017

Distributor

Name

Network

Email
shop@networkonair.com
Web
http://networkonair.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01992 657707
Address
19-20 Blythe Road
Berghem Mews
Hammersmith
London
W14 0HN
Notes
Founded in 1997, Network specialises in distributing niche television programmes, predominantly licensed from Granada Ventures and Fremantle. They have recently branched into feature film distribution. Sale via retail outlets or direct via Network’s website, which has some’web exclusive’ offers.
 

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