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The Ghosts of Motley Hall 

Motley Hall was built in 1577 and was home to the Uproar family. Empty of living inhabitants, it is home to Five Ghosts from different periods of the Halls history who are compelled to get ... See full summary »
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1978   1977   1976  
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Series cast summary:
Arthur English ...  Bodkin / ... 20 episodes, 1976-1978
Freddie Jones ...  Sir George Uproar / ... 20 episodes, 1976-1978
Nicholas Le Prevost ...  Sir Francis 'Fanny' Uproar / ... 20 episodes, 1976-1978
Sean Flanagan Sean Flanagan ...  Matt 20 episodes, 1976-1978
Sheila Steafel ...  The White Lady 20 episodes, 1976-1978
Peter Sallis ...  Mr. Gudgin / ... 15 episodes, 1976-1978
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Motley Hall was built in 1577 and was home to the Uproar family. Empty of living inhabitants, it is home to Five Ghosts from different periods of the Halls history who are compelled to get along with each other as best as they might and try some how to keep the 20th century away from their doorstep that they might remain undisturbed as the sole occupants of their ancestral Hall home. Written by sus3337

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 1976 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Les Fantômes du château See more »

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Granada Television See more »
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Runtime:

(20 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Each of the ghosts have their own unique way of disappearing. Sir George bend's his arms at the elbows and pulls them to his body, Fanny places one hand on top of his head, Bodkin puts both arms straight down, Matt clasps his hands together, pulls them down in front then tilts his head to the side and The White Lady pinches the bridge of her nose. See more »

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Ghostly fun!!
25 March 2008 | by paulbattersonSee all my reviews

i brought the 3 DVD box-set of this, and all the lovely memories came back! what a wonderful series! Every episode is great, To see the Quaint old ghosts rattling about in the empty halls, wondering if they are still there hiding today..... the Hall (Borwick Hall) is in Cheshire i believe, and used today as i understand it as a conference centre... dear old Arthur English has passed on, the General is in Emmerdale, Anyone know where Sheila Matt and Nicolas are at present? Has anyone who worked on the series got any stories to tell, or even better pictures or scripts to post links too... i Heartly recommend this series to everyone, for the older viewers who can have the memories and to the new edition who can enjoy it and pass it onto future generations..


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