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YouTube meets Knightmare

In August 2013, four popular online celebrities took on the dungeon for a one-off episode of Knightmare, which was created as part of YouTube's Geek Week.

The new episode was produced at Epic Studios in Norwich, where Knightmare was filmed between 1987 and 1994.

Original cast members, Hugo Myatt (Treguard), Mark Knight (Lord Fear) and Clifford Barry (Lissard) reprised their roles. Nick Collett, who was involved in the Knightmare VR pilot, also returned.

They were joined by comedian Isy Suttie (Peep Show) and actress Jessie Cave (Harry Potter), as YouTube and creative partners ChannelFlip kept a strong British theme to the Geek Week schedule.

David Rowe, the artist behind the early dungeon rooms, added digital designs to bring the recreation to life. 

The Team

  • Stuart Ashen (@ashens)
  • Dan Howell (@DanielHowell)
  • Phil Lester (@AmazingPhil)
  • Emma Blackery (@emmablackery)

Interview with the Geek Week team.

Episode Credits

  • Treguard was played by Hugo Myatt
  • Veruca / Daisy was played by Isy Suttie
  • Lord Fear was played by Mark Knight
  • Lissard was played by Clifford Barry
  • Sylvester was played by Nick Collett
  • Theodora was played by Jessie Cave

Interviews with the cast, starting with Hugo Myatt.

A look back at some early responses to the return of Knightmare in YouTube's Geek Week.

After nearly 20 years of waiting, Knightmare returned for a special one-off episode as part of YouTube's 2013 Geek Week.

We are pleased to announce that a new one-off episode of Knightmare will feature in YouTube's Geek Week in August.

The Knightmare Geek Week episode is now live.

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