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The Battersea poltergeist apparently haunted 15-year-old Shirley Hitchings and her family in South London from 1956 to 1968. Image: BBC

The Battersea Poltergeist, BBC

This podcast follows the famous “paranormal” case of the Battersea Poltergeist, with performances from Dafne Keen (His Dark Materials) and Toby Jones. This poltergeist apparently haunted 15-year-old Shirley Hitchings and her family in South London from 1956 to 1968. Attempts were made to contact the poltergeist live on TV and the case was even discussed in the House of Commons. Along with the dramatisations, journalist Danny Robins tells the spine-tingling story with interviews with Shirley Hitchings herself, now 80.

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