Tag: BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

How BBC’s Dracula paid homage to horror history

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BRONTÉ SCHILTZ explores how the BBC's Dracula miniseries from 2020 dug deep to revitalise the classic vampire story

The Witch Farm Podcast EPISODE GUIDE

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The Witch Farm is Danny Robins' latest paranormal cold case. CHRISTINE MILLER reviews the series.

“Gothic enough?”: Sherlock’s The Final Problem dreams of horror

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The BBC's Sherlock last episode, The Final Problem, was a love letter to the horror genre, says BRONTÉ SCHILTZ

100 Years of BBC Horrors: Auntie’s Dark Corners!

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To celebrate 100 years of the BBC, RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES takes a personal trip through some of Auntie’s horror highlights.

Ghost in the Water 1982 TV REVIEW

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Ghost in the Water 1982
Ghost in the Water 1982 is a thoughtful, mystery-orientated supernatural tale worth a view, says RICHARD MARKWORTH

Tarry-Dan Tarry-Dan Scarey Old Spooky Man 1978 TV REVIEW

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Paul Currean in the title role, Tarry-Dan Tarry-Dan Scarey Old Spooky Man 1978
Tarry-Dan Tarry-Dan Scarey Old Spooky Man 1978 is a less-remembered BBC ghostly piece of British folk horror but it's worth seeking out, says RICHARD MARKWORTH

Ghostwatch: A Legacy of Horror

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Ghostwatch celebrates its 30th anniversary this Halloween. COHEN MATTHEWS says the spooky masterpiece still holds strong today, leaving a legacy of real life terror in its wake

The Ash Tree 1975 REVIEW

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The Ash Tree 1975 is a interesting, and decidedly creepy, addition to the A Ghost Story for Christmas series, says RICHARD MARKWORTH

Stigma 1977 TV REVIEW

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Stigma 1977 was a drastic change in direction from the usual in BBC's much-loved A Ghost Story for Christmas series, says RICHARD MARKWORTH

A Warning To The Curious 1972 REVIEW

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RICHARD MARKWORTH takes a look at A Warning To The Curious, the BBC's 1972 annual A Ghost Story for Christmas

The Stalls of Barchester 1971 REVIEW

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Robert Hardy as Dr Haynes in The Stalls of Barchester
The Stalls of Barchester first screened on the BBC on 24 December 1971 - 50 years ago tonight. RICHARD MARKWORTH takes a look back...

Danny Robins talks Battersea Poltergeist & 2:22 A Ghost Story VIDEO

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Danny Robins - the host of the hugely-successful BBC podcast The Battersea Poltergeist - talks to Spooky Isles

The Battersea Poltergeist: BBC Radio 4 Podcast REVIEW

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The Battersea Poltergeist is a new BBC Radio 4 podcast that shines a spotlight on a poltergeist case in South London, says CHRISTINE MILLER

Ghosts BBC Series 1 (2019) Episode Guide

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Ghosts BBC Series 1 (2019)
Ghosts BBC Series 1 (2019): CHRISTINE MILLER takes a look at the episodes and characters of this spooky TV comedy.

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...

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

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

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...

10 Doctor Who Scariest Moments

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Scariest moments in Doctor Who: The Sea Devils
DOCTOR WHO has terrified fans for more than 50 years. CHRIS NEWTON picks his 10 scariest moments in the legendary BBC series...

5 alternatives to ‘Ghost Stories for Christmas’ you may not have...

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Adrian Dunbar and Emma Thompson in The Blue Boy.
DR MARK FRYERS takes us to times of Christmas past with these little-known yuletide spookfests!

Robin Redbreast 1970 TV REVIEW

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Robin Redbreast 1970
Robin Redbreast 1970 is a hidden folk-horror gem from the BBC vaults, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES

30 Things You Never Knew About A Ghost Story for Christmas

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

Apparitions BBC TV EPISODE GUIDE

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Apparitions was a spooky yet short-lived supernatural drama with Martin Shaw. SIMON BALL takes a look.

Schalcken the Painter 1979 BBC TV REVIEW

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Schalcken the Painter
SIMON BALL looks at the classic 1970s BBC television production of Schalcken the Painter

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30 Things You Never Knew About A Ghost Story for Christmas

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

The Woman in Black: How Susan Hill’s ghost story has evolved

The Woman in Black was a big-screen sensation from Hammer Films, starring Daniel Radcliffe. in 2012
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BARRY McCANN traces how the saga of The Woman in Black has evolved from book to big screen

Britain’s 6 Most Disgusting Killer Cannibals

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CHRISTINE MILLER tells us about six most horrific British cannibals

Five Qualities of a Great Ghost Hunter: How to become a top paranormal researcher

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DAVID SAUNDESON talks about the five qualities that make a great ghost hunter.