Who was Vlad the Impaler?

MATTI BEAL looks at Vlad Dracula, the Transylvanian warlord that gave Bram Stoker’s famous vampire his name

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Bloodbath: The Truth Behind Countess Dracula

Ingrid Pitt starred in Hammer’s 1971 horror classic Countess Dracula. Guest writer MATTI BEAL goes behind the splatter and reveals the shocking real-life cruelty on which the film was based.

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Banshees and other Omens of Death

The Banshee is just one of the many terrifying superstitions surrounding death and dyring in the UK and Ireland, says guest writer MATTI BEAL

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The chilling truth behind Haunted Hospitals

Guest writer MATTI BEAL, a former hospital worker, uncovers the spookiness behind medical facilities

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Haunted dolls and why we hate them

Pediophobia is the fear of dolls. Guest writer MATTI BEAL, from South Wales, tells us why more people hate dolls than we realise

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