(Written for Beamly)
With Charlie Brooker‘s new feature-length special of his dystopian series, Black Mirror, airing on Channel 4 this week, let’s take a look at his first two series and what we can expect from the new episode.
Inspired by the likes of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, Brooker wants to tell his own ghost story this Christmas. His single feature-length tale won’t be particularly festive, as Brooker objects to certain parties exploiting sentimentality at this time of year (his words not mine!) but he has commented that, “I quite like Christmas specials – but I missed the tradition of having ghost stories at Christmas.”
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