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Ann Widdecombe on ‘The Hairy Hands’

Duration: 03:44

The filmmaker Ashley Thorpe tells Ann Widdecombe about the creepy Dartmoor myth in which a doctor at Dartmoor prison was fatally forced off the road by a pair of ‘hairy hands’ in 1921, while Owen Dudley Edwards, general editor of Oxford Sherlock Holmes, unpicks the terror of The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Available since: Mon 9 Jul 2012

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Ann Widdecombe's Hell Hounds and Night Hags

Ann Widdecombe explores the supernatural lore and legend of Dartmoor.

First broadcast: 09 Jul 2012

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