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Check out our reviews and profiles of British and Irish television, including classic horror, fantasy and paranormal programmes…

Thriller (S2, E7): Sign It Death REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES rounds off series two of Thriller with Sign It Death, as a secretary from hell has a murderous method of getting the man of her dreams.

Count Dracula 1977 BBC TV REVIEW

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TERRY SHERWOOD looks back at the 1977 BBC television production of Dracula starring Louis Jourdan as the king of vampires

In Search of Dracula 2020 TV REVIEW

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

Thriller (S2, E6): K Is For Killing REVIEW

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A husband-and-wife detective team are employed to protect a business tycoon from an assassin’s bullet in Thriller's K Is For Killing, reviews RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES

Thriller (S2, E5): Ring Once For Death REVIEW

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A butler has a murderous way of sustaining his extravagant lifestyle. Richard Phillips-Jones investigates the Thriller episode, Ring Once For Death.

Dracula BBC 2020 Complete Episode Guide

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CHRIS NEWTON reviews the revamped Dracula BBC 2020 miniseries adaptation, starring Claes Bang and Dolly Wells
Dracula BBC 2020: The Dark Compass

Dracula BBC 2020 Episode Three: The Dark Compass REVIEW

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

Derek Acorah, TV psychic medium, dies aged 69

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Television psychic and medium Derek Acorah has died “after a very brief illness” aged 69.

Dracula BBC 2020 Episode Two: Blood Vessel REVIEW

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

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

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CHRIS NEWTON reviews the first episode of the Steven Moffat-Mark Gatiss adaptation of the Bram Stoker classic, Dracula

Thriller (S2, E4): One Deadly Owner REVIEW

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A fashion model blows her savings on a Rolls Royce, but it seems to have a mind of its own. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at Thriller's One Deadly Owner.....

Thriller (S2, E3): Kiss Me And Die REVIEW

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Anton Diffring ia a man obsessed with Edgar Allen Poe. Kiss Me And Die is a Thriller series highlight for Brit-horror fans, says Richard Phillips-Jones.

Beasts TV Episode Guide

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Beasts is a horror anthology series from the mind of Nigel Kneale, the man behind Quatermass. CHRIS NEWTON gives us a run down of the six classic episodes...
Buddyboy Beasts

Buddyboy: Beasts REVIEW

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Buddyboy is a low-point in Nigel Kneale's otherwise classic 1970s horror anthology Beasts, says CHRIS NEWTON

The Dummy: Beasts REVIEW

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

Thriller (S2, E2): Once The Killing Starts REVIEW

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A professor thinks he has a perfect plan to get rid of his wife, in the Thriller episode Once The Killing Starts. Richard Phillips-Jones investigates.

The Stone Tape TV REVIEW

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The legacy of The Stone Tape, a classic 1970s BBC supernatural thriller by Nigel Kneale, continues to be felt, says MATTHEW E BANKS

Ghostwatch, the birth of paranormal reality TV

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Ghostwatch terrified 10-year-old MJ STEEL COLLINS back in 1992. She now looks back on the groundbreaking paranormal TV special.
Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton pulled out all the stops for Inside Number 9's 2018 Live Halloween Special

Inside Number 9: ‘Dead Line’ Live Halloween Special 2018 REVIEW

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CHRIS NEWTON reviews Inside Number 9's innovative live 2018 Halloween Special...
Children of the Stones

Children of the Stones: Essential Episode Guide

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Children of the Stones was called the scariest TV programme every made for children, says CHRIS NEWTON

Top 5 Creepy Kids ITV shows

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES celebrates Creepy Kids Week with five examples aimed at younger viewers
The real-life locations of Devil's End in the classic Doctor Who serial The Daemons can be seen in Aldbourne in Wiltshire.

Welcome to the real Devil’s End, as seen in Doctor Who: The Daemons

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BARRY McCANN goes behind the scenes of Doctor Who classic The Daemon's and visits the real Devil's End - Aldbourne, Wiltshire
During Barty's Party

During Barty’s Party: Beasts REVIEW

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CHRIS NEWTON takes a look at During Barty's Party, part of Nigel Kneale's memorable 1970s TV horror anthology Beasts
Dr Who The Daemons

Dr Who: 10 Things You Might Not Know About The Daemons

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CHRIS NEWTON reveals some interesting facts about 1971 Dr Who serial The Daemons...

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Dobhar Chu, Ireland’s vicious supernatural crocodile otter monster

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The Dobhar Chu is a bloodthirsty supernatural crocodile that has been terrorising Ireland’s lochs for centuries, says guest writer ROIBEARD MCELROY
Scene from Jack the Ripper 1959

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