KELLY HAMBLY tells us the tragic tale of how the author of Frankenstein's sister committed suicide in Wales
SIMON BALL says about Gothic: "By thunder this was a hard film to review without giving too much of the plot away!"
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS tells us about The Retreat, a new supernatural scare-fest currently in pre-production
KAJA FRANCK counts down 10 deadly British literary ladies
Author LYNN SHEPHERD says classic English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley's life was marked with his obsession with demons, ghosts and death
Frankenstein Night to honour visiting Canadian Frankenstein Blogger at Mary Shelley's birthplace
SARAH PARKIN reviews Frankenstein Galvanized, a new edition and essays on the Mary Shelley classic
HOWARD JACKSON says horror genre classics Frankenstein and Dracula were ahead of their time
Frankenstein Galvanized, launched recently at Covent Garden, is a new edition of the classic Mary Shelley gothic tale
Full links to SARAH PARKIN five-part series on Mary Shelley and The Birth of Frankenstein
SARAH PARKIN concludes her Mary Shelley and the Birth of Frankenstein series by describing the novel's legacy
ADAM SCOVELL says The Bride of Frankenstein "showcases all of Whale’s wonderfully subversive & quintessentially British qualities"
In Part 4 of Mary Shelley and the Birth of Frankenstein, SARAH PARKIN looks at the mixed reaction the gothic novel received when it was released in 1818
In Part 3 of our series, SARAH PARKIN focuses on events surrounding the famous visit to Lake Geneva, where Mary Shelley conceived the gothic classic Frankenstein
Today in Part 2 of our series, writer SARAH PARKIN looks at the teenaged Mary Godwin's budding relationship with Percy Shelley and the surrounding scandal that led to the birth of Frankenstein
SARAH PARKIN begins her five-part weekly series on Mary Shelley and The Birth of Frankenstein, examining how the author's parents had a strong influence on the making of the gothic masterpiece
First ever Frankenstein film was made by the Edison Company in 1910
I WATCHED Frankenstein (1931) today – the first time I have seen the complete film in over 20 years. To my delight, I discovered the copy I had was the restored version.
This week celebrates the 80th anniversary of James Whale’s Frankenstein’s original release in November 1931.