Tag: Barbara Shelley

Barbara Shelley (1932-2021) was a English actress, most active in the 1960s when she was Hammer Horror’s number one female star, appearing in films such as The Gorgon, Dracula Prince of Darkness and Rasputin.

Barbara Shelley stakes her place in British Horror History

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Barbara Shelley, one of Hammer's leading ladies, has had a impressive career, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES

Blood Of The Vampire 1958 REVIEW

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First off the blocks to emulate Hammer's horror success? RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES revisits the gruesomely Technicolor effort, Blood Of The Vampire (1958).

Shadow Of The Cat 1961 REVIEW

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Shadow of the Cat
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at Hammer's tale of murder, a loyal cat and a dash of Edgar Allan Poe in Shadow of the Cat 1961

Who is your favourite British horror actress?

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As we conclude Wicked Women Week, we turn our eyes to the women who have entertained us in British horror

Cat Girl 1957 REVIEW

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Cat Girl 1957 with Barbara Shelley is a fun 1950s British horror, says SIMON BALL

Barbara Shelley versus Veronica Carlson

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Veronica Carlson versus Barbara Shelley
HOWARD JACKSON ponders the many qualities of Hammer Horror leading ladies, Barbara Shelley and Veronica Carlson

Village of the Damned 1960 REVIEW

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Village of the Damned 1960
Village of the Damned 1960 is one of NIA JONES' favourite films

Rasputin the Mad Monk 1966 REVIEW

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Rasputin the Mad Monk
Christopher Lee gives one of his best performances for Hammer, in the historical horror, Rasputin the Mad Monk 1966, says ADAM SCOVELL

Dracula Prince of Darkness 1966 REVIEW

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Best of Hammer Dracula sequels - Christopher Lee creates menace in Dracula Prince of Darkness 1966 without speaking a single word!

Quatermass and the Pit (1967) REVIEW

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Quatermass and the Pit
ADAM SCOVELL reviews Roy Ward Baker's Quatermass and the Pit (1967)

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