Horror Films

British and Irish horror is legendary. Here we profile classics like Hammer through to modern day films. You can read interviews with current filmmakers too who are keeping our bloody cinematic history alive!

10 fun facts you didn’t know about The Descent 2005

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KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARD reveals some interesting facts about Neil Marshall's 2005 horror, The Descent
Gary Oldman donned a different look as the Count in Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)

Bram Stoker’s Dracula 1992: 10 Things you didn’t know

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KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS shares some fun facts about Bram Stoker's Dracula 1992
The Wicker Man

The Wicker Man: 10 strange facts you didn’t know

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Let's go to Summerisle for some strange facts about The Wicker Man 1973, from KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS
The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black Facts: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

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KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS tracks down some fun The Woman in Black facts, about the Susan Hill penned horror 2012 adaptation starring Daniel Radcliffe
Jack the Ripper films

Top 5 Jack the Ripper films of all time

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Guest writer ERIC McNAUGHTON looks at his top five Jack the Ripper films and tell us why they are the best...

Chris vs Bela: The Ultimate Dracula Showdown

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Who is your favourite Dracula? The Spooky Isles talks to horror film historian Alan Frank about the merits of two leading contenders for the King of the Vampires - Christopher Lee and Bela Lugosi.
The Haunting 1963

The Haunting 1963: 10 creepy facts you must know

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The Haunting 1963 is a horror classic. KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS reveals some interesting facts.

7 Famous Actors who played Van Helsing who weren’t Peter Cushing

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Peter Cushing wasn't the only famous actor to play Van Helsing, the original vampire slayer ...

Scrooge 1951 Full Movie VIDEO

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Watch Scrooge 1951 full movie, starring Alastair Sim as the mean old Mr Scrooge.
Shaun of the Dead is a cricket bat smashing blast!

10 hilarious Shaun of the Dead facts you didn’t know

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KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS serves up 10 Shaun of the Dead fun facts you may not know about the zom-rom-com
Cry of the Banshee 1970 with Vincent Price

15 things you didn’t know about Vincent Price’s Cry of the Banshee 1970

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PETER FULLER tells us interesting facts about Cry of the Banshee 1970 starring Vincent Price
Blood and Rose 1960

Carmilla films: A guide to Sheridan Le Fanu lesbian vampire influence

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JIM IVERS takes a look at Carmilla films inspired by J. Sheridan LeFau's vampire classic

Borley Rectory film, an animated ghostly delight, say paranormal experts

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Borley Rectory haunting experts PAUL ADAMS and EDDIE BRAZIL cast their eyes over Borley Rectory film, a new animated documentary
Christopher Lee faces off against Roger Moore in The Man with the Golden Gun, one of the many Hammer Horror James Bond actor crossovers over the years...

14 Hammer Horror actors who appeared in James Bond

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With a new James Bond "No Time To Die" finally released, it's time to consider the amount of cross over from the worlds of Hammer Horror to 007...
Last Man on Earth with VIncent Price

The Last Man on Earth 1964: 15 things you didn’t know!

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PETER FULLER tells us some interesting facts about Vincent Price's The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Actor Oliver Reed film Dr Heckyl and Mr Hype

Oliver Reed’s 11 best horror films to watch

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Oliver Reed, a wild man of cinema, started out literally as a werewolf in Hammer Films.

Witchfinder General (1968), 20 shocking facts you never knew!

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Here are PETER FULLER's 20 things you need to know about Witchfinder General aka The Conqueror Worm, starring Vincent Price

Theatre of Blood Locations Guide: Discover Vincent Price’s London horror classic

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PETER FULLER reveals the London locations used for filming Vincent Price's 1973 horror masterpiece, Theatre of Blood

Hammer Dracula films, ranked from best to worst

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES ranks these Hammer Dracula films in order from best to worst!

Barbara Shelley stakes her place in British Horror History

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Barbara Shelley, one of Hammer's leading ladies, has had a impressive career, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES

10 Dracula 1958 facts you didn’t know

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KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS provides some fun facts about Hammer's Dracula, aka Horror of Dracula (1958)

Madhouse 1974 facts: 13 things you didn’t know

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Do you dare spend a night with Vincent Price in the Madhouse? PETER FULLER shares 13 fun facts about the 1974 classic.

Dr Jekyll goes Looney Tunes! Jekyll and Hyde in cartoons

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at five Jekyll Hyde cartoons from animation's golden age

10 An American Werewolf in London Facts You Didn’t Know

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KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS tells us 10 things you might not know about An American Werewolf in London...

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Wycoller Hall

Wycoller Hall’s Ghosts and Legends

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Guest writer PETER CRAWLEY says spirits still roam Wycoller Hall, one of Lancashire's many haunted mansions