Nightmare Classics

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Nightmare Classics is an American horror anthology television series created, produced and executive produced by Shelley Duvall featuring adaptations of well-known horror stories by authors including Henry James, Sheridan Le Fanu, Robert Louis Stevenson and Ambrose Bierce. read more

Nightmare Classics is an American horror anthology television series created, produced and executive produced by Shelley Duvall featuring adaptations of well-known horror stories by authors including Henry James, Sheridan Le Fanu, Robert Louis Stevenson and Ambrose Bierce. Following the success of her two previous anthology series – Faerie Tale Theatre and Tall Tales & Legends – both of which were aimed at the elementary-school set, Duvall attempted to branch out to the teenage and adult audience with Nightmare Classics.

Original Release

08/12/1989

US Release

08/12/1989

Cast

Bret Culpepper Wyck the Groom
Heather Halley Bar Maid
Johnny Mask Head Waiter
Cameron Milzer Miss Jessel
Irina Cashen Flora
Lisa Marie Russell Servant Girl
Jorga Caye Saloon Girl
Ione Skye Marie
John Stockwell Malcolm Barrington
Armelia McQueen Miss Hodgett
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The Turn of the Screw Saturday, 12 August 1989
2 Carmilla Sunday, 10 September 1989
3 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Sunday, 29 October 1989
4 The Eyes of the Panther Sunday, 26 November 1989

Directors

Gabrielle Beaumont, Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Noel Black, Graeme Clifford

Writers

Henry James, Art Wallace, James M. Miller, Ambrose Bierce, Jonathan Furst, Sheridan Le Fanu, Robert Louis Stevenson, J. Michael Straczynski

Cast

Bret Culpepper Wyck the Groom
Heather Halley Bar Maid
Johnny Mask Head Waiter
Cameron Milzer Miss Jessel
Irina Cashen Flora
Lisa Marie Russell Servant Girl
Jorga Caye Saloon Girl
Ione Skye Marie
John Stockwell Malcolm Barrington
Armelia McQueen Miss Hodgett
Micole Mercurio Mrs. Gross
Gregory Cooke Richard Utterson, Jekyll's Assistant
Linda Hunt Narrator (Quoting Poe for the Nightmare Classics Intro)
Linda Hunt Title Opening Voice
John Doolittle Doctor
Olaf Pooley John the Gardner
Michael Harris Quint
Anthony Andrews Dr. Henry Jekyll / Mr. Edward Hyde
Laura Dern Rebecca Laymon
Roddy McDowall Inspector Amos

Producers

Shelley Duvall Executive Producer
Bridget Terry Producer
Christopher Toyne Producer

Editors

Christopher Cooke, Dick Darling, Conrad M. Gonzalez, Roy Watts

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