Rude Awakening

Rude Awakening

Jack Gill Presents “Hammer House of Horror” Copyright MCMLXXX 

Chips Productions Limited. All Rights Reserved

The characters and incidents portrayed and the names used herin are fictitious and any similarity to the name, character or history of any person is entirely co-incidental.

A Jack Gill Presentation for Chips Productions Ltd.

A Cinema Arts International Production in association  with Hammer Films for ITC Entertainment – An OCC company.

UK Transmission Date: 27th September 1980


The estate agent Norman Shenley hates his old wife Emily Shenley and wants to divorce her to marry his secretary Lolly. When a new client wants to sell an old and isolated mansion, Norman begins to have odd nightmares, and he becomes confused between reality and dream. When Norman awakes, a surprise waits for him.


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Produced by
Directed by

Anthony Read
Carolyn Scott
Frank Watts BSc
Bob Dearberg
Paul Patterson
Philip Martell
Ron Jackson
Neil Binney
Ken Baker
Lorely Farley
Bob Bell
Richard Rooker
Ian Scoones
Eileen Garstka
Laura Nightingale
Eddie Knight
Daphne Volmer
Margaret Nicholas
John Bramall
Jack Night GBFE, Brian Tilling
Maurice Durham
Otto Snall
Mike Widd
Steve Birtles
Group Five
Gerald Savory
Brian Lawrence, David Read
Roy Skeggs
Peter Sasdy


Norman Shenley
Mr Rayburn
Emily Shenley
Dr Melbury

Denholm Elliott
James Laurenson
Pat Heywood
Lucy Gutteridge
Gareth Armstrong
Patricia Mort


Denholm Elliott played Marcus Brody in the Indiana Jones films. Pat Heywood played Reginald Christie’s wife, Ethel, in the 1971 film “10 Rillington Place”

Marcus Brody

Details were complied viewing the actual film. 
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection