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Spooky Britain: how ghosts became a national obsession

16 mins | Apr 14, 2022
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The pandemic has coincided with a sudden surge of things that go bump in the night. There is a growing fascination with the paranormal and other phenomena. As demonstrated by the media, these themes are currently booming in popularity, from TV shows to podcasts. But why is this? Could our culture be reflecting the horror of the times, or are ghosts, ghouls and poltergeists feeding on our fear? Emine Saner investigates the potential reasons for this, including our growing disregard for science, increased interest in the supernatural, and the many more mundane reasons that could cause these experiences.
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