• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group

The Friday Film Special: A Ghost of a Chance


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A season of feature films originally made for the cinema by the Children's Film
Foundation, today with Jimmy Edwards
Graham Stark Patricia Hayes
Bernard Cribbins Terry Scott and Ronnie Barker
A comedy film classic in which three children join forces with the resident ghosts of an old house in an attempt to stop it from being pulled down.
Other characters played by STEPHEN BROWN , MARK WARD
41 FILMS: page 14 and BACK PAGES: 78


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Graham Stark
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Bernard Cribbins
Unknown: Terry Scott
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Played By: Stephen Brown
Played By: Mark Ward
Played By: Cheryl Vidgen
Unknown: Jerold Wells
Unknown: Roy Evans
Unknown: Norman Pitt
Unknown: John Bluthal
Produced By: George H. Brown
Directed By: Jan Darnley Smith

Tell us more or contact us

Do you know something about this programme that we have not included above?
Or would you like to ask the Genome team a question?

Tell us more or contact us

The Friday Film Special: A Ghost of a Chance

BBC One London, 9 May 1986 16.40

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Feedback about The Friday Film Special: A Ghost of a Chance, BBC One London, 16.40, 9 May 1986
Please leave this link here so we can find the programme you're referring to: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/c53cc218fa174b85a8dd177809be80da

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel