In the early morning of December 1, 1987, Phillip Spencer was on a leisurely stroll through the moors between his home and that of his father-in-law. An amateur photographer in his early retirement, Phillip was determined to make the most of the frosty one-hour journey. It was a perfect opportunity to snap some shots of the famously beautiful sunrise over the fog-blanketed bog. He had no idea that he was headed straight into what has become one of the most revered and controversial alien encounters in UK history.


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Hosts Ryan and Jordan deliver terrifying tales of the paranormal and break them down for your listening pleasure.