Against the Crowd: Murrain (1975)

UK, 27 July
videotape, colour, 4:3
mono, English
Series: Against the Crowd (1975) – series 1, episode 3

A British horror television episode directed by John Cooper.

Plot Summary

A country vet struggles with local superstition to protect a woman believed to be a witch.


Directed by: John Cooper
Produced by: Nicholas Palmer
Written by: Nigel Kneale
Designed by: Michael Eve

Bernard Lee (Beeley)
David Simeon (Alan Crich)
Una Brandon-Jones (Mrs Clemson)
David Neal (Leach)
Marjorie Yates (Mrs Leach)
John Golightly (Coker)
Raymond Platt (Start)
Philip Gilman (Leach's Son)
Ray Dunbobbin (Jimmy)

Extracts included in
Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of (2021)