The Prince Charles Cinema

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

  • 2004
  • 180mins
  • UK
  • (15)
  • Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Directed by Richard Ayoade Starring Alice Lowe, Richard Ayoade, Matthew Holness, Matt Berry, Alice

All six-episodes on the big-screen!


"Once Upon a Beginning” : New doctor Liz Asher arrives at Darkplace Hospital, where a mysterious cat portends disaster. Dr. Rick Dagless, M.D., must act in time to prevent unspeakable evil from leaking out from a portal to Hellmouth under Darkplace Hospital.


"Hell Hath Fury" : At Darkplace Hospital, lunch is delayed, and objects begin flying around. At first, suspicion falls on the hospital's temporary clerical assistant, but Dagless is determined to find out the truth.


"Skipper the Eyechild" : Somewhere on the wards of Darkplace Hospital, a man gives birth to a giant eyeball that brings out paternal instincts in Dagless, still grieving for the loss of his half-human, half-grasshopper son. However, the eyeball could be a potential killer.4


"The Apes of Wrath” : A mysterious illness spreads like a particularly virulent disease through the wards of Darkplace, causing doctors and patients to revert to an earlier genetic state. Dagless must stop it before he too becomes a primate.


"Scotch Mist" : A Scottish mist descends on Darkplace, and Dagless has to act fast to protect all the English people in the hospital from grave danger.


"The Creeping Moss from the Shores of Shuggoth" : Dr. Sanchez's life is in danger from a patient with an extraterrestrial broccoli infection. Dagless must save both his friend, and the world.


Please Note : The show will start 25mins after the advertised time & there will be no breaks between episodes..


Huge thanks to Greg Walker of the Cultplex in Manchester for helping us make this happen!

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