The Comet is Coming! (1981)

UK, 25 May
60m
videotape, colour, 4:3
mono, English

A British fantasy television special produced by Martin Freeth.

Plot Summary

The ghost of has been cursed to ride the comet to which he gave his name and which is once again approaching the Earth.

Credits

Crew
BBC
Producer: Martin Freeth
A Prank by: Nigel Calder
Film editor: Roger Davies
Music: Malcolm Clarke, BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Visual Effects: Mat Irvine
Electronic Effects: Geoff Thonger
Graphics: Bob Blagden

Cast
Tim Brooke-Taylor (the ghost of Edmond Halley)
Leo McKern (the voice of the Comet)