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Kevin Spindloe, Paranormal Research York: Paranormal Investigator Interview

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Kevin Spindloe talks to Spooky Isles about Paranormal Research York and why York is the best place anywhere for ghosthunting....

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Haunted Places to Visit in UK and Ireland

Horror Films

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
Peter Cushing in From Beyond the Grave (1974)

From Beyond the Grave (1974) REVIEW

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From Beyond the Grave (1974) is one of Amicus' finest horror anthologys, says SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS

Dr Crippen (1962) REVIEW

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TERRY SHERWOOD takes a look at Dr Crippen (1962), starring Donald Pleasence as the despicable wife murderer...

The Amazing Mr Blunden (1972) BLU-RAY REVIEW

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Classic British children’s ghost story The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972) gets a long-overdue...

Spooky Isles Videos

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1912) Full Film VIDEO

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Watch the earliest surviving movie version of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 1912 film

The Haunted Curiosity Shop (1901) VIDEO

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The Haunted Curiosity Shop (1901) is one of the first ever British made horror films.

Della Farrant, Haunted Highgate Interivew November 2014 AUDIO

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Spooky Isles talks to Della Farrant, the author of Haunted Highgate, at the haunted Gatehouse pub

The Highgate Vampire: Fact or Fiction (with David Farrant) VIDEOS

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David Farrant talks about the Highgate Vampire in London in September 2013

John H Shelton’s Docu-Horror asks: Do You Believe in Ghosts? FULL VIDEO

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ANN O'REGAN takes a look at John H Shelton's new docu-horror 'Do You Believe in Ghosts?'

Popular Articles

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

Ladbroke Grove Station

The Ghost Bus of Ladbroke Grove

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MJ WAYLAND describes a phantom speeding double-decker in 1930s Kensington

Theatre of Blood 1973 REVIEW

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

Aberglasney House, Most Haunted REVIEW

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JAN McDONALD takes a look back at Most Haunted: Aberglasney House

5 Haunted Pubs to Visit in Central London

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CELESTE MILES checks out five pubs in Central London known for spirits not just of the drinking kind!

Everything I know about Haunted Houses I learned from British literature

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Guest blogger DANIEL W CHEELY says British books inspired his love for haunted houses...

Hammer Horror’s Top 5 Greatest Monsters List

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Monsters were essential to Hammer horror. Guest writer ELLIOT CHAPMAN picks his favourites from the studio's lists of classic films...

St Willibrord the Rambo Monk – they couldn't stop him!

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JACOB MILNESTEIN reports on St Willibrord, an invincible monk who married evangelism with vandalism!

Andy Erupts about Dysmorphia

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Spooky Isles talks to Andy Stewart, horror enthusiast from Glasgow, about his debut short film Dysmorphia

5 Ghosts that haunt Christchurch Greyfriars, London

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JAMES CLARK reveals the spectres that lurk within the City of London landmark garden at Christchurch Greyfriars
Crumlin Road Gaol in Belfast.

What ghosts lurk in Belfast’s Haunted Crumlin Road Gaol?

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Belfast's MARK YOUNG looks at the haunted happenings between the infamous walls of the Crumlin Road Gaol

The Hole in the Ground 2019 REVIEW

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Guest writer JAMEY SMITH reviews Irish supernatural horror, Hole in the Ground (2019)

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 1920 REVIEW

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STEPHEN MOSLEY reveals the overwelming power of John Barrymore in the 1920 silent classic, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Elliott O'Donnell Bigfoot

Did Elliott O’Donnell meet Bigfoot?

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Elliott O'Donnell claimed to have witnessed many strange things during his lifetime, but did he see a Bigfoot? Guest writer ROB MILNE looks into the mystery
Was Jack the Ripper a Woman?

Was Jack the Ripper a woman?

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Guest writer JOHN MORRIS argues the reason we're never found the Whitechapel murderer is because Jack the Ripper was really a Jill ...

North Dublin’s 7 spookiest places to visit

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North Dublin native and guest writer DOMINIC McELROY tells us of his 7 favourite spooky locations on the dark side of the River Liffey!

The Hunger (1983) REVIEW

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JAMES E. PARSON reviews the stylish vampire horror flick The Hunger (1983)
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The Lower Quinton Witchcraft Murder

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Was witchcraft the motive behind the grisly murder of Charles Walton? Guest writer CLAIRE ATKINSON looks back on the sensational crime.
The work of Montague Rhodes James has been filmed many times, especially on television with A Ghost Story for Christmas, a BBC yuletide favourite

Key to M.R. James' terror is your mind

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Liverpool's PAUL JASON, inspired by yesterday's M.R. James article in The Spooky Isles, describes how England's greatest ghost writer can terrorise with the stroke of a pen
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Where is Bedlam Asylum, London’s original madhouse?

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Bedlam Asylum in London - the world's most famous mental hospital - had four different locations over the years. AMY CONNOLLY tell us where they were...
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5 Bloody Moments in Sporting History

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Here are five of the bloodiest sporting moments in history.