Steve Coogan takes on a different guise in each of these self- contained, chilling tales. From the grisly results of a ballroom dancer's encounter with a giant pair of scissors to the depths of vampiric lust and the misadventures of a 19th- century medical pioneer, each tale is introduced by the enigmatic Dr. Terrible and features well-known performers from TV and cinema.
Steve Coogan narrates a gruesome tale that sees Captain Hans Broken and his beautiful bride trapped in a remote castle at the mercy of luscious undead ladies.
Limehouse, London, in 1911, Frenzy Of Tongs sees inventor and gentleman adventurer, Nathan Blaze, lock horns with Hang Man Chang, would-be Emperor of the Free World, in a tale of opium, revenge and crabs.
It's Edinburgh in the 1880's and Dr Donald Baxter (Steve Coogan) is desperately searching for a cure for the common burn. But his quest sends him spiralling on a fatal collision- course with his past.
Set in London in 1972, property developer Denham, columnist Stephanie Wise and revolutionary architect Michael Masters find themselves trapped in a lift where their dreams become their worst nightmares.
It's Thirties London when World Champion ballroom dancer Lester Crown finds his career cut cruelly short when he loses both of his feet in a freak accident with a giant pair of scissors.
Captain Tobias Slater Witch Locator is selflessly dedicated to the twin pursuits of witchburning and wench-bedding until the day he comes across a real coven of three evil sisters.