I am looking for a children's television series from the 1980s, it has a boy going into a haunted castle in which there was a ghost and a suit of armour that could both talk, they didn't like each other but towards the end of the series they made up to save the boy from some threat.

I was very young at the time so I think it was 1984 to 1986 ish when I would have watched it. Being in infant school I think, because at the same point we used to watch Finger Mouse.

Got a feeling their were only 2 or 3 episodes although it may be it was a film we watched in multiple parts.

  • Was this show animated, live action, or puppetry? – PhasedOut Sep 7 '16 at 14:08

Based on the points you have listed, I think that the series (it may have been a movie broadcast or shown in separate parts) you are looking for is called Dark Towers, part of a BBC childrens educational series called Look And Read.

It includes a Helpful Ghost, a Suit Of Armor (Tall Knight, played by none other than Peter Mayhew of Chewbacca fame!) , and a Castle/Mansion/Tower where a treasure is stored and danger abounds.

I've tried to find some solid information on it, so far the only thing I have is the wikipedia page and there a few youtube videos for it that I cannot fully link or view due to the limitations on the network I am on at the moment.

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  • Just FYI, you spelled Wikipedia that way :P I just formatted the URL and didn't notice the spelling. – Aegon Sep 7 '16 at 14:53
  • Great find! Now it makes sense why I watched it in lower primary school with the guided reading and word explanations.! – user46509 Sep 7 '16 at 15:38

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