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Great British Ghosts is a series set in the UK that reports on ghost sightings in the UK. The series was filmed in some of the most haunted homes and locations in the UK. The very first episode was shown on August 18, 20ll. There were two series of episodes that were created. The host is Michaela Straton. Each show has the host Michaela talk with hotel and inn owners, historians, workers, priests, and physics to give the story balanced perspective.

The very first series had eight programs. The first episode was about The Old Church on Golborne Road in West London. They first visit the Mermaid Inn which was used by a gang called the Hawkhurst gang This gang was a very well know criminal group. They were primarily involved in smuggling. The Mermaid Inn is supposed to be haunted by five different ghosts. The Old Church is now a fashion design house that has workers reporting many ghost sightings over the years.

The second show was filmed at the New Inn in Gloucester and the Chavenage House in Tetbury. Michaela visits both locations and the Chavenage House is reported to be haunted by a headless horseman. In one episode they visit a village called Pretsbury Village that is haunted. Over twelve different ghosts have been reported in this village including a hooded figure.

Series Two has several programs about haunted locations in Europe. In episode 2 they visit a haunted cottage located in Essex that has reported sightings of blood on the floor and scratching noises on the walls. This cottage looks like Britain's most frightening haunted cottage. There is a visit to a haunted castle called St. Briavel's Castle located in Chepstow that has a violent history. There have been many ghosts reported haunting the castle.

Both series bring the viewer some haunting tales of England's most frightening locations.

Great British Ghosts is a Documentary & Biography, Horror & Suspense series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (21 episodes). The series first aired on August 17, 2011. It has mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.6.

Great British Ghosts is available for streaming on the Content Media Corporation website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Great British Ghosts on demand at Amazon Prime online.

Friday 9:00 PM et/pt on Content Media Corporation
2 Seasons, 21 Episodes
August 17, 2011
Documentary & Biography, Horror & Suspense
7.6/10
Cast: Michaela Strachan
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Great British Ghosts Full Episode Guide

  • In this extended Halloween-themed special, Michaela travels to Carnfield Hall near the town of Alfreton in Derbyshire. There, she encounters possible paranormal activity.

  • Michaela goes to the The Sun Inn, Ribble Velley, which claims to be the most haunted pub in Lancashire. Then it's on to Samlesbury Hall in Preston, where Lady Dorothy Southworth - known as the White Lady - is said to roam the house and grounds.

  • Michaela travels to Ludlow and The Feathers Hotel. It boasts a world-famous timber fa├žade. Then it's on to The Prince Rupert Hotel in Shrewsbury, where, in one of the bedrooms, the pillows disappeared and found on the other side of the room.

  • Michaela visits The Four Crosses in Staffordshire, which has had dozens of reports of ghostly apparitions. We also join the presenter as she explores a manor house in the Black Country.

  • The Ram Inn, in Gloucestershire, is believed to date back to the 14th century and over the years visitors have reported all manner of ghosts and poltergeists haunting the ancient guesthouse. Next, Michaela is off to The Ragged Cot Inn in nearby Stroud.

  • We join Michaela at the Hall I' th' Wood in Bolton, a 16th century manor house hidden away inside a housing estate which according to reports, is packed with ghosts. Then it's off to the city's Smithills Hall, which dates back to the 15th century.

  • It's up to Derby, where Michaela visits Derby Gaol, once used to house a variety of criminals in the mid-18th century. She then travels to The Guildhall Tunnels, which have been used as storage for smugglers, jail cells and even a bomb shelter during WW2.

  • We visit The Angel Hotel in Coleford, Gloucestershire, which claims to be the oldest pub in the area and dates back to 1650s. In the second episode of the evening, there's a short trip over to Clearwell Caves in Coleford.

  • Michaela visits The Grand Theatre in Blackpool that has been home to all manner of variety shows for over a century. Michaela then moves onto the Pleasure Beach, where two of its rides are said to be haunted.

  • Michaela visits St Briavels Castle in Chepstow, which has been an important fortification on the border with Wales since the late 12th century. Michaela then stops off at The New Inn in Pwllmeyric.

  • Michaela visits The Lion & Swan coaching inn in Cheshire, which dates as far back as 1496. Then it's off to Lancashire, where Michaela investigates the Pendle Hill Witch Trials of 1612.

  • In episode two, a small cottage in Essex with reports of bloodied floors and wall-scratching might just be Britain's scariest house and Michaela also checks out a spooky coaching inn.

  • In episode one, Michaela takes tours of Berkeley Castle and The George and Pilgrims Hotel in Glastonbury.

  • In part one, Michaela visits the historic Grenadier. In part two, Michaela follows in the footsteps of the thousands of tourists who go on Ghost Tours around London every month.

  • In part one, Michaela visits the ancient market town of Devizes in Wiltshire. In part two, Michaela goes on a haunted tour of Devizes to learn more about the town's most famous ghosts.

  • In part one, Michaela visits the infamous Hellfire Caves in West Wycombe Park. In part two, Michaela visits the historic Ostrich Inn, in Colnbrook near Slough.

  • In part one, Michaela visits the ancient Red Lion Hotel, which dates back to the 15th Century and is steeped in history. In part two, Michaela visits a relic of the Cold War, the Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker near Cheltenham in Essex.

  • In part one, Michaela visits the stunning Woodchester Mansion, a magnificent Victorian gothic style manor house. In part two, Michaela visits the village of Prestbury, said to be the most haunted village in all of England.

  • In part one, Michaela visits The New Inn Hotel, which dates back to the 14th Century and is one of the most haunted places in the whole area. In part two, Michaela visits the beautiful Chavenage House, which dates back to the Elizabethan period.

  • In part one, Michaela visits the Mermaid Inn, one of the oldest and most haunted inns in Britain. In part two, Michaela visits Michelham Priory, a moated medieval building with centuries of haunted history.