Tag: Burke and Hare

William Burke and William Hare, known together as Burke and Hare, were a pair of graverobbers convicted of a series of 16 killings committed in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1828.

Burke And Hare’s Life and Crimes: What you need to know!

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Burke and Hare
MJ STEEL COLLINS tells us about those nasty Edinburgh bodysnatchers turned murderers Burke and Hare

Scottish Bodysnatchers: A Gazetteer by Geoff Holder BOOK REVIEW

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MJ STEEL COLLINS reviews Scottish Bodysnatchers: A Gazetteer by Geoff Holder

The Body Snatcher 1945 REVIEW

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Body Snatcher 1945 Boris Karloff
The Body Snatcher 1945 starring Boris Karloff is the definition of psychological horror, says ANN MASSEY

Protecting against Grave Robbers

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Grave Robbing
Grave robbers made staying buried on the British Isles a big problem in days gone by, says Nicola Carpenter.

Aberdeen bodysnatching – sometimes they’re not dead!

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FIONA-JANE BROWN says Aberdeen had its own fair share of corpse-stealing, bodysnatching hijinks

8 Scottish serial killers who shocked the world

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Scottish serial killers
Guest writer JOHN MILTON has got down and dirty with these Scottish serial killers

Burke and Hare 2010 REVIEW

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Burke and Hare 2010's Comedic re-telling of famous grave-robbing tale has a great cast and looks fantastic but is sadly disappointing

Flesh and the Fiends 1960 REVIEW

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Historical horror Flesh and the Fiends 1960 impresses with memorable cast and atmospheric and restrained re-telling of the infamous Burke and Hare story

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