Turn Out The Lights. Image shows from L to R: Walter Hunt (Robert Dorning), Leonard Swindley (Arthur Lowe). Copyright: Granada Television
Turn Out The Lights

Turn Out The Lights

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1967
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Leonard Swindley, having been sacked from Dobson and Hawks, sets out with his previous manager in a ghost-hunting venture. Stars Arthur Lowe and Robert Dorning.

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Series 1, Episode 2 - Hail To Thee, Aunt Shelmadine

Leonard Swindley, suffering from a terrible cold, goes along to investigate the psychic powers of Mr. Willow, the medium. Swindley remains sceptical during Willow's trance, but when he returns home from the seance, it becomes more and more apparent that Willow has conjured up a very unexpected visitor indeed.


This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Friday 13th January 1967
55 minutes

Cast & crew

Arthur Lowe Leonard Swindley
Robert Dorning Walter Hunt
Guest cast
Paul Whitsun-Jones Mr. Willow
Neville Buswell Eric
Judith Furse Mrs. Foster
William Moore Landlord
Priscilla Morgan Aunt Shelmadine
Morris Perry Jack
Writing team
Anthony Skene Writer
Production team
David Boisseau Director
Derek Granger Producer
Denis Parkin Production Designer

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