MIKE COVELL is a published author with nine titles under his belt. He sold the rights to four of his books to Hollywood, and stormed the American charts with “Annie Chapman: Wife, Mother, Victim.” His books on Mary Jane Langley and the Marfleet Murder Mystery, and Frederick Bailey Deeming, have also been optioned by Hollywood to be turned into movies. Mike has also been cast in A Study in Red-The Secret Journal of Jack the Ripper as Detective Inspector Abberline. He is also advising on several Hollywood projects as an historical director, working on several TV shows, continues to work on radio shows about the Hidden Histories of Hull, and has ten books due for release this year! Mike is also the historical advisor on Hull’s Dark Museum, a visitor attraction looking at 700 years of Hull’s history, and can often be found lecturing or taking ghost and history walks around his hometown of Hull, or spending time at this magnificent building. You can check out his website www.amazinghulltours.co.uk
Historian MIKE COVELL gives us his five haunted places to visit in Hull
MIKE COVELL gives us a run-down of ALICE, a new high-tech ghost-hunting instrument for talking to the 'other side'
MIKE COVELL explores the dark and haunted past of the Annison's Building and Courtyard in Kingston upon Hull in Yorkshire
MIKE COVELL tells how Ripper mania spread to Hull following the Whitechapel murders in 1888
Ripperologist MIKE COVELL runs his expert eye over the new BBC Victorian London crime series, Ripper Street
Ripperologist MIKE COVELL explains how the UK reacted to the Jack the Ripper killings during the Autum of Terror in 1888
Guest writer MIKE COVELL explores the spooky site of the City of York, which some claim is the Most Haunted City in England
ANDREW HOMER looks back on Most Haunted: Alton Towers
GIANNA DE SALVO looks at some of England's most celebrated poltergeist cases
MATT WINGETT discusses Arthur Conan Doyle's love of the macabre
LH DAVIES has a look to see what spooky places you can visit in Middlesborough in North Riding of Yorkshire.
ANDREW GARVEY gives a rundown of the spooky goings on at Conway Hall's Halloween Special
Boris Karloff eats the screen as the famed evil mastermind in The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932)
Mother Riley Meets the Vampire would be long forgotten had it not been for Bela Lugosi's appearance in this lacklustre British comedy.
ANDY BOYLAN reviews The Blood Beast Terror
SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS does the Time Warp again as she looks back on cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
First ever Frankenstein film was made by the Edison Company in 1910
CLAIRE BARRAND reveals some of Wales' most disturbing folk legends...
MJ STEEL COLLINS lists the most disturbing ghosts and legends of the Haunted Tower of London
Guest blogger DANIEL W CHEELY says British books inspired his love for haunted houses...
MJ STEEL COLLINS looks at the murder and subsequent afterlife of famed Victorian London actor William Terriss
KERRY GREENWAY looks at how and why we should protect ourselves from paranormal forces...
The arrival of some of Universal's most beloved horror movies on Blu-ray is a mixed blessing, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS takes a look at the gory, overlooked British horror Mum and Dad (2008)
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS takes a look at little know horror, Mum and Dad (2008) directed by Steven Sheil...
HOWARD JACKSON says Happy Birthday Peter Cushing with a look at the role that made him a horror icon, Victor Frankenstein in The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
ANN MASSEY O'REGAN says when it comes to horror films you probably don't think of Ireland as having a major impact on the genre...