Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004)


  • Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Creator: Richard Ayoade, Billy Brown, Matthew Holness
  • First Air Date: 2004-01-29
  • Last Air Date: 2004-03-04
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 6
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 30 min.
  • Production Company: Channel 4 Television
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Networks: Channel 4
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When the Hellmouth opens beneath Darkplace Hospital in downtown Romford, kiddy doctor, Vietnam veteran and ex-warlock Dr. Rick Dagless M.D. is the only man who can close it. Joined by best buddy Dr. Lucien Sanchez, fiery hospital boss Thornton Reed, and woman Liz Asher, Dagless must fight the forces of Darkness while dealing with the burden of day-to-day admin. From the chilling pen of best-selling horror writer Garth Marenghi comes this lost masterpiece of televisual terror. Dare you enter Garth's Darkplace?

  • Keywords: parody, dark comedy, hospital, spoof, horror spoof, 1980s, horror
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    Garth Marenghi's Darkplace Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date:
    13 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2004-01-29
    6 Episodes

    Garth Marenghi's Darkplace Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Once Upon A Beginning25 min
    Season 1Episode 2Hell Hath Fury25 min
    Season 1Episode 3Skipper the Eyechild25 min
    Season 1Episode 4The Apes of Wrath25 min
    Season 1Episode 5Scotch Mist25 min
    Season 1Episode 6The Creeping Moss from the Shores of Shuggoth25 min
    • Matthew Holness

      as Garth Marenghi / Dr. Rick Dagless M.D.
    • Matt Berry

      as Todd Rivers / Dr. Lucien Sanchez
    • Richard Ayoade

      as Dean Learner / Thornton Reed
    • Alice Lowe

      as Madeleine Wool / Liz Asher
    Production Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
    Sound Andrew Hewitt Music
    Production Charlie Hanson Producer
    Sound Michael Fentum Sound Effects Editor
    Production Jon Thoday Executive Producer
    Production Gareth Upton Production Coordinator
    Production Richard Grocock Associate Producer
    Art Dennis De Groot Production Design
    Editing Adam Windmill Editor
    Directing Paul King Assistant Director