The weekend gave Strictly Come Dancing and X Factor a scare as the shows became Halloween themed for one night only. But what scary treats are in store for the nightmarish evening itself?
It isn’t an event unless Channel 4 are showing a special edition of Come Dine With Me. Four famous faces will be playing Halloween host at 8pm on Wednesday, including the original Freddy Krueger Robert Englund and psychic medium Sally Morgan.
Later at 11.10pm Channel 4 will delve into Mary Shelley’s book with Frankenstein: A Modern Myth. The film looks at the different adaptations of this story focusing on the Danny Boyle National Theatre production where Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch swapped which role they played each night.
For intellectual horror then tune into BBC4 at 9pm for Guts: The Strange and Wonderful World of the Human Stomach. The scientific documentary goes for a trip through the digestive system and finds out about medical developments have been discovered to help people with serious stomach and bowel disorders.
If you missed the Derren Brown’s Apocalypse on Friday then 4Seven are repeating the show at 10pm. This series Derren is using his skills to make one man believe that a meteor strike has devastated the planet and there are only a few survivors left on Earth. Of course this is all to make the lucky chap realise that there is more to life and to appreciate what he has. Another television treat for tonight is the Great British Ghosts Halloween Special which is on Yesterday at 11pm. Presenter Michaela Strachan heads to what is believed to be the most haunted house in the UK.
There are of course a few freaky films on tonight as well. At 11.50pm 5USA are showing Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers and Film4 have a series of spooky watches tonight such as The Sixth Sense at 9pm and Swedish vampire film Let The Right One In at 1.20am. And ITV2 are showing the scariest film of the night, Hannibal, at 11.45pm.