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.
Tag: Burke and Hare
MJ STEEL COLLINS tells us about those nasty Edinburgh bodysnatchers turned murderers Burke and Hare
MJ STEEL COLLINS reviews Scottish Bodysnatchers: A Gazetteer by Geoff Holder
The Body Snatcher 1945 starring Boris Karloff is the definition of psychological horror, says ANN MASSEY
Grave robbers made staying buried on the British Isles a big problem in days gone by, says Nicola Carpenter.
FIONA-JANE BROWN says Aberdeen had its own fair share of corpse-stealing, bodysnatching hijinks
Guest writer JOHN MILTON has got down and dirty with these Scottish serial killers
Burke and Hare 2010's Comedic re-telling of famous grave-robbing tale has a great cast and looks fantastic but is sadly disappointing
Historical horror Flesh and the Fiends 1960 impresses with memorable cast and atmospheric and restrained re-telling of the infamous Burke and Hare story