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Britian’s Haunted Roads: Interview with Peter McCue VIDEO

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Dr Peter A, McCue talks to Spooky Isles about some his haunted roads and highways from across the UK

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Haunted Places to Visit in UK and Ireland

Horror Films

Why I love Night of the Demon (1957)

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REN ZELEN reveals why Night of the Demon, aka Curse of the Demon, directed by Jacques Tourner, has made such an impression on her.

Hammer Horror: The Warner Bros Years (2018) REVIEW

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TERRY SHERWOOD takes a look at Hammer Horror: The Warner Bros Years (2018), which documents the final years of the great British horror studio, in this edition of Sherwood After Dark.

Tod Slaughter, England’s forgotten horror star

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TERRY SHERWOOD looks at the life and film career of top English screen villain Tod Slaughter, in his new regular column for Spooky Isles, Sherwood After Dark

Magic (1978) Blu-ray REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews the new blu-ray release of Magic (1978) with Anthony Hopkins
Frank Langella in the title role of Dracula 1979

Dracula 1979 REVIEW

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Dracula (1979) is a stylish but different take on the Bram Stoker vampire classic, TERRY SHERWOOD writes

Spooky Isles Videos

The X-Rays (1897) VIDEO

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The X-Rays (1897) is one of the earliest British spooky films in existence

5 historic Sherlock Holmes/Conan Doyle places to visit in Portsmouth VIDEO

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MATT WINGETT shows Spooky Isles around Portsmouth where Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes

Scrooge 1935 Full Movie VIDEO

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Lots of versions of A Christmas Carol, but have you seen the first sound version - Scrooge (1935)?

Britian’s Haunted Roads: Interview with Peter McCue VIDEO

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Dr Peter A, McCue talks to Spooky Isles about some his haunted roads and highways from across the UK

Creepy kids still haunt Hanwell Community Centre

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Hanwell Community Centre is one of London's most haunted former schools...

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Learn the natural and supernatural powers and benefits of Garlic

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JAMES WILLIS discovers garlic is not just for vampire hunters

9 Weird Welsh Mythical Creatures that will blow your mind!

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Check out these Welsh Mythical Creatures - an arrange of the strangest you've ever seen - from NIA JONES!
What is a caulbearer

What is a Caulbearer and why is it spooky?

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The legendary Caulbearer still has the power to provoke superstition and wonder, says JAMES WILLIS

Glasgow: Top 30 Haunted Places to Visit

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Here's an extensive list of Glasgow's ghosts and hauntings, from MJ STEEL COLLINS - how many have you been to?
Clophill Church

Clophill Church: A sad case of desecration and myths

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Clophill Church in Bedfordshire, England, is notorious for its hauntings and folklore, says NICOLA CARPENTER
Haunted Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, is packed full of haunted places to visit. SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS picks some of her favourites.

Ireland’s Top 10 Haunted Hotels

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Want to spend a night in one of Ireland's many haunted hotels? ANN MASSEY has picked the 10 spookiest to scare your bed socks off!
Carry on Screaming

Carry On Screaming! 10 things you didn’t know

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Carry On Screaming! - a spoof on Hammer Films - is both a is a horror and comedic delight, says guest writer ANDY DAVIDSON
Glamis Castle Scotland Earl Beardie, monster of glamis

10 chilling facts about Haunted Glamis Castle Scotland

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KEITH COLEMAN reveals some secrets from the spooky halls of Haunted Glamis Castle in Scotland
Haunted Stevenage

Stevenage: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Haunted Stevenage author PAUL ADAMS picks five of the most spooky places in the Hertfordshire town to visit

Guest Articles

What do hands mean in cemeteries?

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NICOLA CARPENTER describes the different meanings behind hands on cemetery monuments

What were the Death Tokens of Wales?

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MJ WAYLAND looks back on a dark, mysterious time in Welsh history with the Death Tokens of Wales...

Ruthless Women: Could Jack really be a Jill?

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Guest writer JOHN MORRIS continues his argument that Jack the Ripper was really a woman

Elizabeth Bathory: The Truth Behind Countess Dracula

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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.

Plymouth: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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KEVIN HYNES takes us on a paranormal tour of Plymouth, showing us its most ghostly and haunted places to visit
Enfield Poltergiest

The Enfield Haunting can’t be explained, says Ghost Club chairman

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ALAN MURDIE examines The Enfield Haunting from the perspective of The Ghost Club, whose members Maurice Grosse and Guy Lyon Playfair were central to the case
St Barts Church

Is St Barts in London, Britain’s most haunted church?

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Guest writer RICHARD HOLLAND researches haunted London for a new project and discovers the spooky past of St Bartholomew the Great Church in Smithfield
Turn The Tides Gently

Turn The Tides Gently by Matt Wingett

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TURN the Tides Gently, from writer Matt Wingett, explores subjects like psychiatric health, time travel and mermaids.
Blood on Satans Claw

Blood on Satan’s Claw 1971 REVIEW

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Guest writer CHARLIE ALBERTSON unearths the 1971 occult classic Blood on Satan's Claw

The Bloody History of British Witches

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Guest writer NIXIE VALE takes a look at the history of witchcraft through the ages...
Jacqueline Pearce in her iconic title role as The Reptile (1966), one of many cult roles that made her a legend of fim and television.

Jacqueline Pearce tribute: The Reptile on film, an angel in life

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Guest writer JASON D. BRAWN pay a touching tribute to Hammer Horror legend Jacqueline Pearce
Grey Man of the Cairngorms

The Terrifying Big Grey Man of the Cairngorms

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Does a Big Grey Man stalk the slopes of one of Britain’s highest peaks?

Laughter in the Dark: Funny stories from the paranormal world

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While many people’s experiences with ghosts are laden with terror and fear, DAVID REES reports some stories are funnier than horrific
Who was St Patrick

Who was St Patrick? We Profile Ireland’s Patron Saint

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In this St Patrick's Day Special, Jacob Milnestein looks at the mystery surrounding Ireland's Patron Saint
Baobhan Sith

Baobhan Sith: Are Scottish Vampires more deadly?

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ROSE GARNETT reveals the terrifying Baobhan Sith - the Scottish brand of vampires that would leave their Transylvanian cousins for dead
Kiss of the Vampire

Kiss of the Vampire (1963) REVIEW

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Author CHARLES BUTLER reviews the 1963 Hammer classic, Kiss of the Vampire

Theatre of Blood 1973 REVIEW

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SIR BLIMELY WINDY reviews the Vincent Price Shakespeare horrorfest Theatre of Blood

Riddle of Thornton Heath Poltergeist: Real or Urban Myth?

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JOHN FRASER, author of Poltergeist: A New Investigation of Destructive Hauntings, goes hunting for the truth behind the Thornton Heath poltergeist…

Hell Hounds of Jersey and Guernsey

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The Channel Isles have a long history of black dogs of death, says MB FORDE, author of Eerie Britain 1 & 2

Coronation Street (With Simon Gregson and Sue Cleaver), Most Haunted REVIEW

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BRIAN LANGSTON takes his first look at Most Haunted with the 97th episode, Coronation Street (With Simon Gregson & Sue Cleaver)