Ghost Spelling


A.J. Alan


BBC Regional Programme, 22 May 1938

BBC National Programme, 19 June 1938


The game of "add one letter at a time to a word without finishing it". The first edition was parents v. children, the second was husbands v. wives. The host for both was A.J. Alan, who was famous for writing and reading ghost stories. See what they did there?

It was given another go the following year as part of the Parlour Games strand.


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