Status
Completed 2012
UK Production

Genre
Ghost Story / Horror

Writer / Director
Pat Holden (Awaydays)

Producers
Deepak Nayar (Bend it Like Beckham)
Bill Bungay (Moon)

Cockneys Vs Zombies

Synopsis

1974, based on a true story. The Maynard Family move into their dream house, only to find a “presence” already living there.

Based on true events, When the Lights Went Out is set in Yorkshire, 1974. Britain is in recession, the oil crisis and black outs loom large.

The Maynard Family move into their dream house, only to find a “presence” already living there. Len (Steve Waddington), Jenny (Kate Ashfield) and their daughter Sally (Tasha Connor) must struggle to keep their already-fragile family together as they are attacked by poltergeists.

Soon it becomes apparent that Sally is their main focus of attention. The house becomes a living nightmare. They must exorcise the evil spirits for them to survive.­­

When the Lights Went Out

Cast includes

Kate Ashfield
(Shaun of Dead)
Steve Waddington
(Sleepy Hollow)
Gary Lewis
(Billy Elliot)
Completed