Stranger Things

Trailer released for fourth series of Stranger Things

Eduardo Franco, Charlie Heaton, Millie Bobby Brown, Noah Schnapp, Finn Wolfhard (credit: Netflix)

Split into two parts, the penultimate series looks set to be its wildest one yet, with the Hawkins gang heading to all-out war against the creatures of the Upside Down.

The teenage gang of Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo), Lucas (Calen McLaughlin) and Max (Sadie Sink) are entering high school, while Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and Will (Noah Schnapp) have been relocated with the rest of the Byers family to California. The crew must uncover the mysteries of a haunted house in Hawkins which threatens to unleash more terror on the cursed town.

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Fear Street 

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Based on the books by R.L. Stine, the TV adaptation is split into a trilogy and tells the story of a group of teenagers desperate to break a curse that has plagued their town for hundreds of years.

Netflix confirms return of Stranger Things character for series four

The 80s-inspired sci-fi series garnered widespread admiration when it first appeared in 2016 and has since become one of Netflix’s most watched programmes.

The third series saw Joyce Byers (Winona Ryder) and Hopper uncover the secret Russian network hidden below Hawkins’ Starcourt Mall, with the help of the ‘Scoop Troops’ Steve (Joe Keery), Robin (Maya Hawke), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) and Erica (Priah Ferguson).  

Netflix renews Stranger Things for fourth series

The 80s inspired sci-fi show, created by the Duffer Brothers, follows the residents of Hawkins, Indiana, as they struggle to uncover truth behind a series of supernatural happenings occurring within their previously quiet town.

The new series tagline, ‘We’re not in Hawkins anymore’, suggests that Stranger Things will explore The Upside Down in a new location.

Stranger Things than the Elephant Man

The two-part drama for BBC One sees the actor take on the part of Joseph Merrick, who got the unkind moniker due to severe facial and body deformities.

The Elephant Man follow’s Merrick’s extraordinary journey from his working-class beginnings in Leicestershire into the freak shows that made him famous, and on to his time at the London Hospital and his friendship with Dr Frederick Treves.

Treves saw Merrick exhibited in a shop in 1884 and brought him to the London Hospital where he lived until his death in 1890, aged 27.