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Against the Crowd: Murrain 1975

Against the Crowd: Murrain 1975 REVIEW

Against the Crowd: Murrain 1975, a TV film from Nigel Kneale, is reviewed by DAVID SAUNDERSON

Hammer House of Horror: Guardian of the Abyss (Episode 10)

ANDREW GARVEY reviews Guardian of the Abyss , the 10th episode in Hammer House of Horror TV Series
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...

Hammer House of Horror: The Two Faces of Evil (Episode 12)

ANDREW GARVEY reviews The Two Faces of Evil , the 12th episode in Hammer House of Horror TV Series

Hammer House of Horror: Rude Awakening (Episode 3)

ANDREW GARVEY reviews Rude Awakening, the third episode in Hammer House of Horror Television Series

The Spirit Of Dark And Lonely Water

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at a not-so-obvious icon of Brit-horror, the 1970s Public Information Film
Dr Who The Daemons

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

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


Moondial was one of the BBC's spookiest kids shows of the 1980s. SIMON BALL takes a look back...

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
Thriller Only A Scream Away

Thriller (S2, E1): Only A Scream Away REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES kicks-off series 2 of Thriller, with Only A Scream Away
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

CHRIS NEWTON reviews Inside Number 9's innovative live 2018 Halloween Special...

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
During Barty's Party

During Barty’s Party: Beasts REVIEW

CHRIS NEWTON takes a look at During Barty's Party, part of Nigel Kneale's memorable 1970s TV horror anthology Beasts
The Woman in Black

5 Chilling TV Christmas Specials by the Seaside

MARK FRYERS gives us five great instances of the haunted seaside on British television.

Hammer House of Horror: Carpathian Eagle (Episode 9)

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

Doctor Who British Gothic Horror Connections

SIMON BALL goes back in time to search out horror films with Doctor Who!

Hammer House of Horror: The Silent Scream (Episode 7)

ANDREW GARVEY reviews The Silent Scream, the seventh episode in Hammer House of Horror TV Series - the one with Peter Cushing!

30 things you never knew about A Ghost Story for Christmas

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES unearths some facts on the production and locations of a much loved British TV institution.

The Changes 1975 TV REVIEW

The Changes is a spooky children's sci-fi TV classic from 1975. SIMON BALL looks back on the series.

Is Rupert Everett the most underrated Sherlock Holmes?

JON REES asks whether Rupert Everett should be considered the best Sherlock Holmes
Scariest moments in Doctor Who: The Sea Devils

10 Doctor Who Scariest Moments

DOCTOR WHO has terrified fans for more than 50 years. CHRIS NEWTON picks his 10 scariest moments in the legendary BBC series...

Hammer House of Horror: Charlie Boy (Episode 6)

ANDREW GARVEY reviews Charlie Boy, the sixth episode in Hammer House of Horror Television Series

Hammer House of Horror: Children of the Full Moon (Episode 8)

ANDREW GARVEY reviews Children of the Full Moon, the eighth episode in Hammer House of Horror TV Series

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