ITV’s one-off supernatural drama Harry Price: Ghost Hunter will premiere on Sunday December 27th at 8:30pm, it has been announced.
Based on Neil Spring’s novel The Ghost Hunters, Harry Price: Ghost Hunter is set in 1920s London at a time of rapidly emerging technology and follows Britain’s most famous real life ghost hunter and sceptic who investigated tales of the paranormal and supernatural. Described as a mix of fiction and real history, the two hour film sees Harry investigating the haunting of a local MP’s home.
Rafe Spall (The Shadow Line, Sons Of Liberty) leads the cast as Harry Price. Other cast members include Cara Theobald (Downton Abbey) as Sarah Grey, a member of Harry’s team who assists him in his paranormal investigations; Richie Campbell (DCI Banks) as Albert Ogoro, Harry’s friend; Lewis Reeves (Uncle) as journalist Vernon Wall; Tom Ward (The Frankenstein Chronicles) as MP Edward Goodwin and Zoe Boyle (Sons Of Anarchy) as Edward’s wife, Grace.
The two-hour drama, which was commissioned by ITV’s Director of Drama Steve November and Controller of Drama Victoria Fea, is set up at independent production company Bentley Productions and was developed for television by Glue scribe Jack Lothian. Denise Paul is the producer, while Jo Wright is the executive producer. Da Vinci’s Demons helmer Alex Pillai is the director.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.