The three-part drama is based on the bizarre real events that took place at a home in Enfield, London, in 1977 — in which a desperate family was terrorized by malevolent, otherworldly forces. The U.K.’s Sky Living originally commissioned the series, which launched in May, and eOne also recently licensed the series to A&E in the U.S. and streaming service Shomi in Canada.
The three-hour miniseries, adapted from Guy Lyon Playfair’s book “This House is Haunted,” is produced by produced by the U.K.’s Eleven.
“The Enfield Haunting” stars Timothy Spall (“Harry Potter” movies, “The King’s Speech”), Juliet Stevenson (“Emma,” “Truly Madly Deeply”) and Matthew Macfadyen (“Ripper Street,” “Frost/Nixon”) as paranormal investigator Guy Lyon Playfair.
Written by Joshua St. Johnston (“Walking on Sunshine”, “Sweeney Todd”) and directed by Kristoffer Nyholm (“The Killing”), the miniseries was executive produced by Adrian Sturges (“The Disappearance of Alice Creed”), Jamie Campbell and Joel Wilson. Sky’s Cameron Roach also served as exec producer.