The Dead Room (TV film)

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The Dead Room
Written byMark Gatiss
Directed byMark Gatiss
StarringSimon Callow
Anjli Mohindra
Susan Penhaligon
Joshua Oakes-Rogers
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Ben Irving
Mark Gatiss
Producer(s)Isibeal Ballance
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Can Do Productions
Original network
Picture format16:9 1080i
Audio formatStereo
Original release24 December 2018 (2018-12-24)
External links
[The Dead Room on BBC Programmes Website]

The Dead Room is a British supernatural drama television film broadcast on BBC Four on 24 December 2018 as a part of the BBC's Christmas festive programming. The thirty-minute film, written and directed by Mark Gatiss, tells the tale of a long-running radio horror series of the same name and stars Simon Callow, Anjli Mohindra and Susan Penhaligon.[1]

Cast and Characters[edit]



The television film was announced by the channel editor for BBC Four, Cassian Harrison, at the Edinburgh TV Festival on 23 August 2018 alongside other commissions including "The Yorkshire Ripper", "You, Me and Eugenics" and the acquisition of the television series "The Plague".[4]


The film was shot at Maida Vale Studios.[5][1]


Series Air date Episodes Average viewers
1 24 December 2018 1 0.991


  1. ^ a b c d "BBC - The Dead Room - Media Centre". Retrieved 23 December 2018.
  2. ^ "BBC - Simon Callow - Media Centre".
  3. ^ "BBC - Anjli Mohindra - Media Centre".
  4. ^ "BBC - Cassian Harrison announces new BBC Four commissions at Edinburgh TV Festival - Media Centre". Retrieved 23 December 2018.
  5. ^ "BBC - Mark Gatiss - Media Centre". Retrieved 23 December 2018.

External links[edit]

The Dead Room on BBC Programmes
The Dead Room on IMDb