Nightfall

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio.

Two anatomy students pull a prank involving the cadaver of an old woman.

The following day, one of them gets a very unexpected visitor...

Elva Mai Hoover …. The Girl

Jay Bowen …. Fred

John Stocker …. George

Mignon Elkins …. The Hospital Doctor

Graham Haley …. The Anatomy Professor

Written by John Graham.

Director: Bill Howell

‘Nightfall' is a series of supernatural and horror dramas - one of Canada's CBC Radio's most popular shows in the network's history. Running to over 100 episodes between 1980 and 1983, it features a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in 1980.

A prank by a pair of anatomy students has lasting repercussions.

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0101Love And The Lonely One19800704Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio.

Two anatomy students pull a prank involving the cadaver of an old woman.

The following day, one of them gets a very unexpected visitor...

Elva Mai Hoover …. The Girl

Jay Bowen …. Fred

John Stocker …. George

Mignon Elkins …. The Hospital Doctor

Graham Haley …. The Anatomy Professor

Written by John Graham.

Director: Bill Howell

‘Nightfall' is a series of supernatural and horror dramas - one of Canada's CBC Radio's most popular shows in the network's history. Running to over 100 episodes between 1980 and 1983, it features a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in 1980.

A prank by a pair of anatomy students has lasting repercussions.

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0102Hands Off19800725A scientist is driven to extreme measures when a solution he's created sparks violence in others.

Colin Fox …. Striker

Jennifer Browne …. Sylvia

Marian Waldman …. Doris

Murray Westgate …. George

Ruth Springford …. The Neighbour

Ken James …. The Policeman

Written by John Graham.

Director: Bill Howell.

‘Nightfall' is a series of supernatural and horror dramas - one of Canada's CBC Radio's most popular shows in the network's history. Running to over 100 episodes between 1980 and 1983, it features a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in 1980.

A scientist is driven to extremes when a solution he's created causes violence in others.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0103Buried Alive19801017The Great Santini, a sleazy hypnotist, has been buried alive. It's an insurance scam and he intends to double cross his wife, just as soon as she's collected half a million.

But first he needs Rose to dig him out. He's six feet underground and running out of oxygen. Just how great are Santini's powers of persuasion?

Dawn Franks.... Santini

Lally Cadeau.... Rose

John Stocker.... Phil

Frank Perry.... The Minister

Written by John Graham.

Directed by Paul Mills.

Don Francks.... Santini

‘Nightfall' is a series of supernatural and horror dramas - one of Canada's CBC Radio's most popular shows in the network's history. Running to over 100 episodes between 1980 and 1983, it features a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in 1980.

Faking his own death for the insurance money, a sleazy hypnotist's plan hits a big snag...

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0104Baby Doll19811218A young husband gets more than he bargained for when he buys his wife an antique doll.

Elva Mai Hoover …. Kathleen

Jay Bowen …. Alex

Jimmy Morris …. Loomis

Ruth Springford …. Old Woman

Claude Rae …. Fireman

Written by Larry LeClair.

Director: Fred Diehl.

‘Nightfall' is a series of supernatural and horror dramas - one of Canada's CBC Radio's most popular shows in the network's history. Running to over 100 episodes between 1980 and 1983, it features a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in 1981.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0105 LASTFrom My Appointed Place Below19820319A young man delivers his rent to the local Scottish landowner, Sir Robert Redgauntlet, but the latter dies before writing a receipt, and the money disappears.

Desperate, the young man turns to a stranger for help.

Hugh Webster… Steenie Steenson

Chris Wiggins… Sir Robert Redgauntlet

John Douglas… Sir John Redgauntlet

Sandy Webster… Dougal MacCallum

Frank Perry… Hutcheon

John Bayliss… The Writer In Black

Story by Sir WALTER SCOTT, 1824.

Directed by Fred Dalzell.

‘Nightfall' was a series of supernatural and horror dramas produced by Canada's CBC Radio between July 1980 and June 1983 and went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. Over its one hundred episodes over three seasons, ‘Nightfall' featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in 1980.

A young man turns to a stranger for financial help. From a tale by Sir WALTER SCOTT.

Story by Sir Walter Scott, 1824.

A young man turns to a stranger for financial help. From a tale by Sir Walter Scott.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0201The Maid's Bell By Edith Wharton19820514A maid takes a job with a kind but sad mistress who suffers from a weak heart, a cruel and tyrannical husband, and the presence of a stubborn ghost...

Edith Wharton's tale dramatised by John Douglas.

Hartley the Maid.... Dixie Seatle

Laura Brimpton.... Chapelle Jaffe

Mr Wace.... Hugh Webster

Agnes.... Wendy Thatcher

Mrs Blinder.... Marian Waldman

Mr Brimpton.... Richard Donat

Mr Ranford.... John Douglas

‘Nightfall' is a series of supernatural and horror dramas - one of Canada's CBC Radio's most popular shows in the network's history. Running to over 100 episodes between 1980 and 1983, it features a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

Directed in Toronto by William Lane.

Series producer: Bill Howell.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in 1982.

A maid takes a job for a dysfunctional couple in a haunted house.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0202Walter's Dog By Larry Leclair19830401A Newfoundlander's plan to murder his boss and fishing 'buddy' goes horribly awry.

'Nightfall' was a series of supernatural and horror dramas produced by Canada's CBC Radio between July 1980 and June 1983 and went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. Over its one hundred episodes over three seasons, 'Nightfall' featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

Blake …. John Fulton

Walter …. George Merner

Bernie …. Kent Stetson

The Dog …. Bill Carr

Written by Larry LeClair.

Directed by Ewan ‘Sudsy' Clark.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in April 1983.

A Newfoundlander's plan to murder his boss and fishing buddy goes horribly awry.

‘Nightfall' was series of supernatural and horror dramas produced by Canada's CBC Radio between July 1980 and June 1983 and went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. Over its one hundred episodes over three seasons, ‘Nightfall' featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0203Your Fortune In Twenty Words Or Less By Larry Leclair19820122A carnival worker is hell-bent on joining the sinister and terrifying fraternity of precognition.

‘Nightfall' was series of supernatural and horror dramas produced by Canada's CBC Radio between July 1980 and June 1983 and went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. Over its one hundred episodes over three seasons, ‘Nightfall' featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

Benny Larson …. David Sarey

Mike …. Greg Rogers

Mercurian …. Jack Wilson

George Townsend …. Wendell Smith

The Amazing Adolpho …. Brian Taylor

Written by Larry LeClair.

Directed by Laurie Seligman.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in April 1983.

A carnival worker is initiated into the unusual and terrifying world of precognition.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0204Welcome To Homerville By Allan Guttman And Don Dickinson19800718RC horrifies fellow truckers when they learn he's bound for Homerville - then a voice calls out on the CB.

‘Nightfall' was series of supernatural and horror dramas produced by Canada's CBC Radio between July 1980 and June 1983 and went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. Over its one hundred episodes over three seasons, ‘Nightfall' featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

‘RC' O'Connor …. Neil Deinard

Disc Jockey …. Jimmy Morris

‘Georgia Strait' …. John Stocker

Roy …. Frank Perry

Earl …. Robert Christie

The Waitress …. Corin Langstone

The Telephone Operator …. Marian Waldman

Rosie …. Elva Mai Hoover

'Beacon'.... Ron Hartman

The Gas Station Attendant …. Arch McDonnell

The Highway Cop …. Bud Knapp

The Injured Motorist …. Gordon Thompson

The Siren …. Lynne Deragon

Written by Don Dickinson and Allan Guttman.

Directed by Bill Howell.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in July 1980.

RC horrifies fellow truckers when they learn he's bound for Homerville.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0205 LASTThe Willoughby Obsession By George R Robertson19800905After three deaths at the Willoughby mansion, a journalist suspects foul play. What happened that night and why is there a strange presence in the library?

‘Nightfall' was a series of supernatural and horror dramas produced by Canada's CBC Radio between July 1980 and June 1983 and went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. Over its one hundred episodes over three seasons, ‘Nightfall' featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

Paul… Neil Dainard

Walter... Bud Knapp

Charles Willoughby... Alan Scarfe

Matthews... John Stalker

Mrs Willoubghy... Lynne Deragon

Falkner... Terry Vollum

Written by George R Robertson.

Directed by Bill Howell.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in 1980.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0301Child's Play By Arthur Samuels19820205A couple move into the wife's family home, a place haunted by the unsolved murder of her parents.

Mary… Eve Crawford

Arthur… John Stocker

Martha…Denise Fergusson

Dennis… Ron Hartman

Sergeant Doherty… John Grennan

Coroner… Marian Waldman

Little girl… Melanie Brown

Written by Arthur Samuels.

Directed by Bill Howell.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in 1982.

A couple move into the wife's family home, a place haunted by the murder of her parents.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

Nightfall is a series of supernatural and horror dramas made by Canada's CBC Radio that ran from 1980-83. It went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. During 100 episodes over three seasons, Nightfall featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

Director: Bill Howell.

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0302How Did You Get My Name? By Don Dickinson And Allan Guttman19800822Jim returns home after a stay in a psychiatric hospital. His friend, Larry, has kept an eye out for him.

Nightfall is a series of supernatural and horror dramas made by Canada's CBC Radio that ran from 1980-83. It went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. During 100 episodes over three seasons, Nightfall featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

Jim Brent …. Gordon Thompson

Larry Collins …. John Stocker

Danny Davidson …. August Schellenberg

Steve - The Bartender …. David Hughes

Lieutenant McGraw …. Sandy Webster

Police Constable …. Robin MacCullough

Telephone Solicitor …. Don Mason

Written by Don Dickinson and Allan Guttman.

Directed by Bill Howell.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in August 1980.

Jim returns home after a stay in a psychiatric hospital. All is not as is seems.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0303Lazarus Rising By John Douglas19801112A reporter gets drawn into a web of revenge and darkness when he arrives in a small town to investigate reports of a man who rose from the dead.

Cliff Martin… Neil Munro

Ella-May Puddister… Ruth Springford

George Sanex… Eric Peterson

Ezra Helbert… Murray Westgate

Leroy Grant… Ken James

Theta… Marian Waldman

Mort Brunner … John Stocker

Lucy Sanex… Elva Mai Hoover

Sarey… Melanie Brown

Written by John Douglas.

Produced and directed by Bill Howell.

First broadcast on CBC Radio in 1980.

A reporter comes to town to investigate a man who seems to have risen from the dead.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

Nightfall is a series of supernatural and horror dramas made by Canada's CBC Radio that ran from 1980-83. It went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. During 100 episodes over three seasons, Nightfall featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

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0304Mr Agostino By Janet Bonellie19820430Carole is plagued by a mysterious man who keeps calling and asking for Mr Agostino. It's just a wrong number. Right?

Nightfall is a series of supernatural and horror dramas made by Canada's CBC Radio that ran from 1980-83. It went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. During 100 episodes over three seasons, Nightfall featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

Carol Bentley …. Nancy Beatty

The Caller …. Tom Hough

Betty …. Jayne Eastwood

Telephone Operator …. Barbara Gordon

Man in Bar …. John Evans

Policeman …. John Stocker

Written by Janet Bonellie.

Producer: William Lane.

First broadcast on CBC Canada in March 1982.

Carol is plagued by a caller asking for Mr Agostino. It's just a wrong number. Right?

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0305 LASTYoung Goodman Brown By Nathaniel Hawthorne19821119At the time of the Salem Witch Trials, a man wanders into the woods near his home and has a devilish encounter.

‘Nightfall' was series of supernatural and horror dramas produced by Canada's CBC Radio between July 1980 and June 1983 and went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. Over its one hundred episodes over three seasons, ‘Nightfall' featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

CAST:

Young Goodman Brown …. Jay Bowen

Lucifer …. David Calderisi

Faith Brown …. Louisa Martin

Goody Cloyse …. Marian Waldman

The Minister …. George Merner

Deacon Gookin …. Richard Curnock

A short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne dramatised by John Douglas.

Producer: William Lane.

First broadcast on CBC in November 1982.

A young man encounters a Satanic ritual while on a walk in the woods at dusk.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

Nightfall is a series of supernatural and horror dramas made by Canada's CBC Radio that ran from 1980-83. It went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. During 100 episodes over three seasons, Nightfall featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

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0401The Book Of Hell19810327A failing publishing company receives a mysterious manuscript from a reclusive author, who happens to have been dead for two years. The book tells of a first-hand account of a soul's experience while in Hell. However, the book cannot be printed, photocopied or recorded in any way

‘Nightfall' was series of supernatural and horror dramas produced by Canada's CBC Radio between July 1980 and June 1983 and went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. Over its one hundred episodes over three seasons, ‘Nightfall' featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

CAST:

Gordon. Budd Knapp

Linda Ross. Nonnie Griffin

Andy. Patrick Young

Mrs Yenopski …. Lynne Deragon

Pete. Hugh Webster

The Fireman/The Waiter. Allen Doremus

Writer: James Mavor Moore

Series Story Editor: Earl Toppings

Producer: Bill Howell

First broadcast on the CBC in March 1981.

A failing publisher receives a strange manuscript describing a soul's experience in Hell.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0402The Repossession19810410Robert, a surviving conjoined twin, begins having nightmares about the death of his brother Douglas thirty years previously. He begins to feel that his twin brother is somehow responsible for oddities occurring in his life. Finally encountering Douglas, he finds his brother has set out to destroy him.

‘Nightfall' was series of supernatural and horror dramas produced by Canada's CBC Radio between July 1980 and June 1983 and went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. Over its one hundred episodes over three seasons, ‘Nightfall' featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

CAST:

Robert/Douglas Stroud. John Stocker

Beth. Mary Pirie

Dr Brenner. Chris Wiggins

Tip. Neil Dainard

Hospital Surgeon. Jon Granik

The Nurse. Maggie Morris

Medical Student. Amanda O'Leary

Medical Student. David Stein

Writer: Arthur Samuels

Script Editors: Earl Toppings and John Douglas

Producer: Bill Howell

First broadcast on CBC in April 1981.

Douglas, who died thirty years previously tries to destroy his surviving conjoined twin.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0403The Old Post Road19820827Late for a dinner engagement, Steven and Wendy take a shortcut down a deserted road where they encounter a series of increasingly bizarre paranormal events.

‘Nightfall' was series of supernatural and horror dramas produced by Canada's CBC Radio between July 1980 and June 1983 and went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. Over its one hundred episodes over three seasons, ‘Nightfall' featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

CAST:

Wendy …. Jayne Eastwood

Steven …. Geoff Bowes

Ned Archer …. Sandy Ramer

Other parts played by Michael Wincott, Jon Granick, Alan Fawcett and David Calderisi

Host … Henry Ramer

Writer: William Lane

Producer: Bill Howell

First broadcast on the CBC in March 1982.

Steven and Wendy crash their car on a deserted road and bizarre paranormal events ensue.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

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0404Eye Of The Beholder19830121When ill-tempered old farmer, Jack, refuses to have surgery for his cataracts, a mysterious young man shows up to help him. The curmudgeon's past comes back to haunt him.

‘Nightfall' was series of supernatural and horror dramas produced by Canada's CBC Radio between July 1980 and June 1983 and went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. Over its one hundred episodes over three seasons, ‘Nightfall' featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales.

CAST:

Jack Almond.... Wayne Robson

Dan.... Geoff Bowes

Miss Baker.... Marian Waldron

Doctor Graham.... Budd Knapp

Snooper.... John D. Beresford

Written by Burke Campbell.

Produced in Toronto by Stephen Katz.

First broadcast on CBC Radio in November 1981.

A young man visiting a remote farm isn't the complete stranger he's thought to be.

Fantasy anthology drama series from Canada's CBC Radio

Ill-tempered old farmer, Jack, refuses to have surgery for his cataracts.

Then a mysterious young man shows up to help him - as the curmudgeon's past comes back to haunt him...

Nightfall is a series of supernatural and horror dramas made by Canada's CBC Radio that ran from 1980-83. It went on to become one of the most popular shows in the network's history. During 100 episodes over three seasons, Nightfall featured a mix of original stories and adaptations of classic tales

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