Available for the first time in the UK on any format, the hugely popular serial from the BBCs Francis Durbridge 'Bat Out of Hell'. Stars John Thaw (The Sweeney, Bomber Harris, Goodnight Mr Tom, Inspector Morse, A Year in Provence, Kavanagh QC). This celebrates the 50th Anniversary of this series which was originally screened on both BBC 2 and BBC 1 and was one of the most memorable and popular productions in the Francis Durbridge Presents series, 'Bat Out of Hell' commenced transmission on 26th November 1966. The series was sold internationally and became a huge hit particularly in Canada, Germany and Australia. The nation became gripped by the story of lovers Diana Stewart (Sylvia Syms) and Mark Paxton (John Thaw), whose plan to murder Diana's husband Geoffrey (Noel Johnson) soon comes to fruition. But then Geoffrey s body disappears and Diana receives a phone call that shocks her to the core... In the grand tradition of Durbridge thrillers, further mysteries and murders rapidly follow in a serpentine plot that culminates with a truly jaw-dropping climax.