Main content

The Haunting of Villa Diodati

Episode 8 of 10

Lake Geneva, 1816. Lord Byron and the Shelleys prepare for a night telling ghost stories, but their villa proves to have ghostly presences all of its own.

‘Nobody mention Frankenstein. Nobody interfere. Nobody snog Byron.’ Should be easy, right?

The Doctor and her gang arrive at the Villa Diodati at Lake Geneva in 1816 on the night that inspired Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The plan is to spend the evening soaking up the atmos in the presence of some literary greats, but the ghosts are all too real, and the Doctor is forced into a decision of earth-shattering proportions.

Available now

49 minutes

Signed Audio described


Role Contributor
The Doctor Jodie Whittaker
Graham O'Brien Bradley Walsh
Yasmin Khan Mandip Gill
Ryan Sinclair Tosin Cole
Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Lili Miller
Lord Byron Jacob Collins-Levy
Percy Bysshe Shelley Lewis Rainer
Dr John Polidori Maxim Baldry
Writer Maxine Alderton
Director Emma Sullivan
Executive Producer Chris Chibnall