David Tyrrell interviews Alan Mackley about the mysterious Black Shuck
East Anglia's history and folklore is rich with tales of phantoms, witch hunts, prowling demons, and apparitions of every kind. in this series David takes a look at some of these mysteries beginning with Black Shuck, the Devil's Dog, or maybe Shuck is the Devil himself? Along the way discovering some of Suffolk's past where superstition, smuggling, and tales of fire and brimstone were common place.
'Tales tell throughout the ages of a giant spectoral black dog with burning fires for eyes who prowls the East Anglian coastline and marshes. Beware the pad, pad, pad sound of Shuck's heavy paws for if you turn to look at Shuck you will die within one year'