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"Children of the Full Moon"
Series Hammer House of Horror
Season 1, Episode 8
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Air date November 1st, 1980
Writers Murray Smith
Director Tom Clegg
Producers Brian Lawrence; David Reid; Roy Skeggs
Starring Christopher Cazenove; Celia Gregory; Diana Dors; Robert Urquhart; Jacob Wilkin; Adrian Mann; Victoria Wood
Episode guide
"The Silent Scream"
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"Children of the Full Moon" is the eighth episode of the British television series, Hammer House of Horror. It was directed by Tom Clegg and written by Murray Smith. It first aired on ITV1 on Saturday, November 1st, 1980. The episode stars Christopher Cazenove, Celia Gregory, Robert Urquhart, Jacob Witkin, Adrian Mann, Victoria Wood and Diana Dors as Mrs. Ardoy. In this episode, husband and wife Tom and Sarah Martin are traveling through the English countryside when they are in an automobile accident. They seek solace with a woman named Mrs. Ardoy and her eight adopted children. However, there is more to the kind Mrs. Ardoy than meets the eye as Tom begins suffering intense nightmares about werewolves and Sarah discovers that she is pregnant.


Notes & Trivia

  • This is the first credited acting work for Corinna Reardon.
  • This is the first, and to date, only known acting working for Daniel Payne.
  • Unedited versions of this episode present more overt sexual overtones than the one found on home video releases.
  • It is never made clear whether werewolves actually exist in the context of this episode or not. Regardless, there is definitely something of a supernatural nature with regards to Mrs. Ardoy and the woodcutter.

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