What Era And Year Is The Haunting Of Bly Manor Set?

12 October 2020, 11:19

The Haunting of Bly House Manor is on Netflix now!
The Haunting of Bly House Manor is on Netflix now and is set in the spooky 80s era. Picture: netflix

Netflix's The Haunting of Bly Manor is here just in time for Halloween but what year was it set in? And what's the era? Here's what we know.

The Haunting of Bly Manor has finally dropped on Netflix and the spooky series is here just in time for Halloween - but what year was it set in? Do we know the era?

The supernatural horror, which stars Oliver Jackson-Cohen, is a follow-up series to The Haunting of Hill House and loosely based on the 1898 horror novella The Turn of the Screw, written by Henry James.

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The Haunting of Bly House Manor's era has been revealed
The Haunting of Bly House Manor's era has been revealed. Picture: netflix

It tells the story of a governess who, caring for two children at a remote estate, becomes convinced the grounds are haunted, and it’s about as terrifying as it sounds.

But what era is the show set in? Do we know what year the Haunting of Bly Manor is set in? Let’s take a look…

What era and year is The Haunting of Bly Manor set?

The Netflix show begins with the narrator telling a ghost story to a group of people and are set in the modern-day.

However, the story itself is set in the 1980s.

Are there flashback scenes in The Haunting of Bly Manor?

Yes, there are several flashback scenes throughout the new series as it jumps between the two timelines.

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