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In Search of Dracula 2020 TV REVIEW

TERRY SHERWOOD reviews In Search of Dracula, Mark Gattiss' documentary exploring the history of the king of vampires...
Who was Dr Rant

The Tractate Middoth: 10 amazing things you didn’t know

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES unearths 10 interesting facts about M.R. James' The Tractate Middoth

Hammer House of Horror: The Mark of Satan (Episode 13)

ANDREW GARVEY reviews The Mark of Satan , the 13th episode in Hammer House of Horror TV Series

Dracula BBC 2020 Episode Two: Blood Vessel REVIEW

CHRIS NEWTON recaps 'Blood Vessel', the second episode of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss' adaptation of Dracula
Boris Karloff Grinch

How Boris Karloff voiced Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas

STEPHEN JACOBS celebrate this week's 50th anniversary of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, narrated by Boris Karloff

Hammer House of Horror: Carpathian Eagle (Episode 9)

ANDREW GARVEY reviews Carpathian Eagle, the ninth episode in Hammer House of Horror TV Series

Thriller (S1, E3): Someone At The Top Of The Stairs (1973) REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES encounters a creepy house with strange inhabitants, in Brian Clemens’ Thriller: Someone at the Top of the Stairs

Ripper Street: Ripperologist reviews first episode 2012

Ripperologist MIKE COVELL runs his expert eye over the new BBC Victorian London crime series, Ripper Street

Thriller (series 1, episode 2): Possession (1973) REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at Thriller: Possession (1973) TV episode
The cast from Strange, a spooky series from the BBC.


SIMON BALL looks at Strange, a spooky BBC series from the early noughties
Thriller File it under Fear

Thriller (series 1, episode 8): File It Under Fear (1973) REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES investigates a string of murders related to a library and its clients, in Thriller episode File It Under Fear

Dracula BBC 2020 Episode One: The Rules of the Beast REVIEW

CHRIS NEWTON reviews the first episode of the Steven Moffat-Mark Gatiss adaptation of the Bram Stoker classic, Dracula
Enzo Cilenti in Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

Enzo Cilenti interview: “Childermass is a Yorkshire Jedi”

ANDREW GARVEY speaks to Enzo Cilenti about playing Childermass in Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell and his upcoming role in Jekyll and Hyde

Thriller (S3, E4): In The Steps Of A Dead Man REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looked back at In The Steps Of A Dead Man from Thriller.

A Christmas Carol 1971 REVIEW

A Christmas Carol 1971 is fine animated adaptation of Charles Dickens' immortal tale, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES

The Goodies go Gothic! Cecily episode REVIEW

The Goodies are hired to look after a "lonely" little girl. But is she lonely because she kills all her staff?
The Devil of Christmas Inside Number 9

Inside No. 9’s The Devil of Christmas TV REVIEW

CHRIS NEWTON says Inside No. 9's The Devil of Christmas adds a dark twist to your normal Christmas TV fare...

Remembering Channel 4’s Monster Horrors Season (1986)

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES commemorates a great horror season from his youth - 30 years ago this week!

The Dummy: Beasts REVIEW

The Dummy is the last in Nigel Kneale's classic 1970s Beasts anthology miniseries. CHRIS NEWTON takes a look...

Lizard’s Leg and Owlet’s Wing: Route 66 with Karloff, Lorre & Chaney Jr

Lizard's Leg and Owlet's Wing saw Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre and Lon Chaney Jr guest star in popular 1960s TV drama Route 66. TERRY SHERWOOD takes a look at the episode for Sherwood After Dark.
Christmas Spirits 1981

Christmas Spirits 1981 TV REVIEW, rewarding yuletide fare from ITV

MARK FRYERS highlights a little-known Christmas ITV spooky classic Christmas Spirits 1981
Night is the time for killing

Thriller (S4, E3): Night Is The Time For Killing REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviewsThriller episode, Night Is The Time For Killing.
Pamela Franklin under threat in the Thriller episode, Screamer (1975)

Thriller (S4, E1): Screamer REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES embarks on series four of Thriller and its opening story, Screamer
Dracula BBC 2020: The Dark Compass

Dracula BBC 2020 Episode Three: The Dark Compass REVIEW

CHRIS NEWTON concludes his reviews of Dracula BBC 2020, with his look at Episode 3: The Dark Compass

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