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Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense: A Distant Scream (S1EP4 ITV 24 Jan 1986, Stephanie Beacham)



A Distant Scream: Harris has been in prison for many years, serving a life sentence for the murder of his wife. But he is completely innocent, and also seriously ill. Near to death, and in despair, Harris manages to will himself back through time to track down the real killer – and to level the score.

Writer Martin Worth re-worked his 1971 Out of the Unknown script The Last Witness for this story.

Cast: David Carradine (Michael / Harris), Stephanie Beacham (Rosemary Richardson), Stephen Greif (Clifford), Stephen Chase (Gary), Fanny Carby (Mrs Kimble), Lesley Dunlop (Sarah), Bernard Horsfall (Doctor), Ewan Stuart (Robin), Edward Peel (Prison Officer).

Writer: Martin Worth / Director: John Hough

Airdate: 24 Jan 1986 on ITV

Series: Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense Season 1 Episode 4

Show Info: A sequel anthology series to the Hammer House of Horror but with feature length stories and American guest stars.