Tag: Clive Barker

Clive Barker (born 1952) is a England horror and fantasy writer and film director, best known for Hellraiser (1987).

Top 5 Clive Barker’s Books of Blood Film Adaptations

Books of Blood
JAMES WILLIAMS, from Horror Trope Autopsy, tells us his favourite five film adaptations from Clive Barker's Books of Blood series of horror anthologies...

Candyman 1992 REVIEW

Scene from Candyman 1992
RICHARD MARKWORTH reviews Clive Barker's Candyman 1992

10 Hellraiser Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Hellraiser 1987 facts
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS picks 10 Hellraiser facts about the daddy of all British 1980s horrors, Hellraiser (1987)

Hellraiser Bestiary, a comic book series soaked in blood

Hellraiser Bestiary
ANDREW GARVEY takes a look at the Hellraiser Bestiary comic book series...

The Scarlet Gospels BOOK REVIEW

scarlet gospels
ANDREW GARVEY looks at Clive Barker's new Hellraiser novel - The Scarlet Gospels

Why I have a Pinhead Tattoo on my Arm

Pinhead Tattoo
ANDY STEWART explains why he has a Pinhead tattoo on his arm

Aphex Twin ‘Come To Daddy’, inspired by Hellraiser

DOM COOPER reports on Aphex Twin Come to Daddy, a track inspired by Hellraiser (1987)

The Hellraiser Marathon – It’ll Tear Your Soul Apart

Hellraiser 1987 facts
To celebrate Hellraiser's 25th Birthday, ANDREW GARVEY sat down to watch its sequels spiral downward into hell.

Hellbound – Hellraiser 2 (1988) REVIEW

Spooky Isles continues its special day celebrating 25 years since the release of Hellraiser, with ANDREW GARVEY reviewing its most notable sequel Hellbound - Hellraiser 2

Hellraiser 1987 REVIEW

Hellraiser 1987 is one of the most genuinely unsettling British horror films ever, says ANDREW GARVEY

Happy 25th Birthday Pinhead!

Happy Birthday Pinhead - Clive Barker's Hellraiser was released today in 1987. The Spooky Isles will celebrate that horrific milestone with a special day of articles by ANDREW GARVEY.

Nightbreed 1990 The Cabal Cut REVIEW

Nightbreed The Cabal Cut
MATT PACKER reports on The Cabal Cut, which he says restores folkloric depth to Clive Barker’s Nightbreed

Sean Chapman actor, Hellraiser interview

Sean Chapman actor
Sean Chapman talks to us about on horror, violence in society, his life in movies and his most famous role in Hellraiser

Rawhead Rex 1986 REVIEW

Rawhead Rex
Rawhead Rex 1986 is the film that Clive Barker would probably prefer to forget, says STEWART KING


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

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

5 Haunted Haworth Pubs in West Yorkshire

Haworth Old Hall
CHRISTINE MILLER heads to West Yorkshire to find out about the ghosts and hauntings of Haworth pubs

Hammersmith: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Haunted Hammersmith
The ghosts and phantoms of Hammersmith in London are diverse and many, says PATSY SORENTI

Thomas Vaughan: Great Yarmouth’s Greatest Grave Robber

JOSIE PALMER reveals Great Yarmouth has a dark history of body snatchers, the most famous being Thomas Vaughan

10 Rat Superstitions and Folklore You Didn’t Know

Rats have always been surrounded by folklore, says CALLUM CAMPBELL. Here are 10 rat superstitions for you to gnaw on!