Tag: Bodysnatching

Bodysnatching was a common practice in the 19th century, when corpses were secretly removed from burial sites for dissection and study in medical schools. The body snatchers were also called resurrectionists and resurrection men – the most famous being Edinburgh’s Burke and Hare.


How BBC’s Dracula Paid Homage to Horror History

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

St Winefride, another bloody beheaded saint!

This week we journey back to the land of the headless saints with noble St Winefride and her impossibly holy relatives! JACOB MILNESTEIN reports

High Wycombe: Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Haunted High Wycombe
Haunted High Wycombe author EDDIE BRAZIL picks five most haunted places in the Buckinghamshire town

Uncanny: BBC Podcast Episode Guide

Danny Robins is the host of BBC Podcast series, Uncanny
Uncanny has taken over the airwaves of late, with host Danny Robins delving into some of the scariest tales of the paranormal. CHRISTINE MILLER revisits the hugely popular BBC Sounds series.

Mrs Baird’s Burden or The Ghost of Chaplains’ Court

DR FIONA-JANE BROWN tells of ghostly goings-on in an Aberdeen manse known as Chaplain's Court...
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