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31 October - 6 November 1992

In October 1992, shortly before its first and only UK television broadcast, the Radio Times ran a cover story on Ghostwatch . Curiously, rather than focus on the programme (perhaps by way of interviews with the cast/crew as one might expect with a cover story), the article, written by Sue Arnold, is more of a general overview of Hallowe'en itself, including some personal takes on witchcraft. Yet, an entire page alone is devoted to the iconic 'Bohemian Rhapsody' floating heads publicity still (a rare, alternate version of which can be seen below). Here is an excerpt: "Some of my best friends are witches. Unlike me, they won't be glued to their television sets this Hallowe'en watching the potent brew of ghouls, ghosts and ghasties being served up to us on the spookiest night of the year. In BBC1's Screen One special, Ghostwatch , Michael Parkinson, Sarah Greene, Mike Smith and Craig Charles will be examining the paranormal and investigating the most ha