|"Children of the Full Moon"|
|Air date||November 1st, 1980|
|Producers||Brian Lawrence; David Reid; Roy Skeggs|
|Starring||Christopher Cazenove; Celia Gregory; Diana Dors; Robert Urquhart; Jacob Wilkin; Adrian Mann; Victoria Wood|
"The Silent Scream"
"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.
Cast[edit | edit source]
|Christopher Cazenove||Tom Martin|
|Celia Gregory||Sarah Martin|
|Diana Dors||Mrs. Ardoy|
|Matthew Dorman||Young boy|
|Wilhelmina Green||Young girl|
|Corinna Reardon||Small girl|
|Daniel Payne||Small boy|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- This is the second and final episode of Hammer House of Horror directed by Tom Clegg. He also directed episode 5, "The House That Bled to Death".
- 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.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Hammer House of Horror
- Hammer House of Horror episodes
- Hammer House of Horror characters
- Hammer House of Horror image gallery
- Hammer House of Horror miscellaneous
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