Season 26 | EP 2

Ghost Light

Written by Marc Platt

"I've lit the blue touch paper and found there's nowhere to retire to"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 04/10/1989
Episode 2 11/10/1989
Episode 3 18/10/1989

London, 1983: An old house mysteriously burns to the ground. One hundred years earlier, the Doctor and Ace arrive at a sinister mansion in the rural hamlet of Perivale. Horrors old and new await the Doctor amongst the peculiar residents of Gabriel Chase… But it is Ace who must confront her own worst nightmares when she discovers that her past and the house’s future are inextricably linked…

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: Sylvester McCoy

Ace: Sophie Aldred

Josiah: Ian Hogg

Mrs. Pritchard: Sylvia Syms

Redvers Fenn-Cooper: Michael Cochrane

Control: Sharon Duce

Gwendoline: Katharine Schlesinger

Reverend Ernest Matthews: John Nettleton

Nimrod: Carl Forgione

Inspector Mackenzie: Frank Windsor

Light: John Hallam

Producer: John Nathan-Turner

Director: Alan Wareing

Scriptwriter: Marc Platt

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