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Backstage

Here you can find a large amount of information about how the show worked


As a technical production, Knightmare was well-ahead of its time, but was also incredibly complicated due to its use of special effects and chromakey (blue screen). In the sections below, you can find more information about both how the show was made, but also the process required to get on to the show, including the audition process.

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Experiences

Dungeoneer Halloween costume 2001 or 2003

Several contestants and applicants have written to us to tell us about their experiences of the show

Interviews

Hugo Myatt appears in a documentary for Challenge in December 2013.

Interviews with cast and crew from Knightmare.

History

Old fashioned Knightmare intro credit sequence

From conception to its ending, the production of Knightmare had many twists and turns and took place over many years

How Knightmare was made

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Knightmare was technically complex, especially for a show that was originally devised in the 1980s.