Beasts Information

Beasts is a series of six television plays by Manx writer Nigel Kneale, unconnected but for a bestial horror theme, made by ATV for ITV in the United Kingdom and broadcast in 1976.


# Title Original air date ShortSummary=Pauline Quirke stars as a shop assistant whose unrequited love for her manager prompts a paranormal revenge. }}

ShortSummary=Starring Anthony Bate, a middle-class couple's life becomes overturned by rats. }}

ShortSummary=Featuring Martin Shaw and a disused aquarium haunted by the spirit of a dolphin. }}

ShortSummary=Starring Simon MacCorkindale as a newlywed whose wife's pregnancy falls afoul of ancient witchcraft. }}

ShortSummary=Features Michael Kitchen as an RSPCA inspector investigating a man (Patrick Magee) who is trying to turn himself into a wolf. }}

ShortSummary=Shows the psychological effect on an actor (Bernard Horsfall) who regularly plays a monster in horror films. }}

DVD Release

The series was released on DVD by Network DVD in 2006. This set also included a similarly themed TV play called Murrain that Kneale had written for ITV's Against the Crowd series in 1975.

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