This most seminal of stories has given birth to many inferior versions too numerous to count, but it takes the BBC once again to be faithful to the original masterwork.
The underlying theme of which stresses that, not all scientific discoveries are beneficial to mankind.
The eponymous character is a brilliant but obsessive researcher, who's experiments in Optical Densities lead him eventually into a downward spiral of crime, violence and Death.
Although made in 1984 the special effects are rather good, the scenes of Griffin becoming Invisible, layer by layer are worthy of a big budget film.
This is as close as you'll get if you haven't read the book.
And if not why not? it's excellent.
Produced by Barry Letts, screenplay by Terrance Dicks.
Story first publised 1897.
Ep.1-The Strange Man's Arrival.
Ep.2-The Unveiling of the Stranger.
Ep.3-Mr Marvel's Visit to Iping.
Ep.4-Dr Kemp's Visitor.
Ep.5-Certain First Principles.
Ep.6-The Hunting of the Invisible Man.
Extract from "Did you See?"30/09/84
20 page collectors booklet.(By Andrew Pixley)