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A maverick doctor battles with the evil forces lurking beneath a hospital in Romford, engaged in a desperate struggle against poor production values, awful dialogue and unrealistic violence...

About the Show

A maverick doctor battles with the evil forces lurking beneath a hospital in Romford, engaged in a desperate struggle against poor production values, awful dialogue and unrealistic violence...

Series 1 Summary

The terrifying serial set in the grim hallways of a Romford hospital, scripted and directed by best-selling horror writer Garth Marenghi who also stars as magnum-wielding ex-warlock Dr Rick Dagless MD

  • Episode 1 - Once Upon a Beginning

    When Dr Liz Asher arrives for her first day at Darkplace Hospital, she has an ominous vision: blood, guts, a real horror show. Boss Thornton Reed wants this resolved, in a strictly orthodox manner.

  • Episode 2 - Hell Hath Fury

    Why are objects flying about of their own accord, assaulting innocent civilians and disrupting hospital procedure? Is it telekinesis, PMT, or a deadly mixture of the two?

  • Episode 3 - Skipper the Eyechild

    The past is stirring in the halls of Darkplace, which means Trouble with a capital T (the other letters lower case). Wanton's gamma radiation mumps programme has created a horny giant eye on legs.

  • Episode 4 - The Apes of Wrath

    Darkplace's water supply has been contaminated and its inhabitants are regressing to an ape-like state. Can Dag undo this devolution or is Romford doomed to perpetual monkey business?

  • Episode 5 - Scotch Mist

    A strange killer mist surrounds Darkplace, tartanning the hides of unwary travellers while phantom bagpipes play on, regardless. Dr Rick Dagless MD must face more than the music to unravel its secret.

  • Episode 6 - The Creeping Moss from the Shores of Shuggoth

    Dr Lucien Sanchez has always finished second best to Dag when it comes to females, until now. But there's a hitch. The woman of his dreams is infected with cosmic broccoli.