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Frankenstein

Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, is a gothic novel written by English author Mary Shelley (1797–1851).

In Search of Igor: A History of Frankenstein’s Assistant

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The character of Igor is as much as mish-mash as one of Frankenstein's own creatures, says RICHARD MARKWORTH, author of newly-released Igor and the Twisted Tales of Castlemaine

The Mummy 1959 and Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell 1974...

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Two Hammer classics get a deluxe Blu-ray treatment: RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at new, lavish editions of The Mummy 1959 and Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell 1974.

Flesh for Frankenstein 1973 REVIEW

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Flesh for Frankenstein
RICHARD MARKWORTH takes a look at Flesh for Frankenstein 1973 aka Andy Warhol's Frankenstein

Dracula vs Frankenstein 1971 REVIEW

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Dracula vs Frankenstein 1971
RICHARD MARKWORTH reviews Dracula vs Frankenstein 1971, starring J. Carrol Naish and Lon Chaney Jr

ZX Spectrum’s 5 Creepiest 1980s Computer Games

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES returns to the 1980s to remember the ZX Spectrum's creepiest computer games

Hammer Frankenstein films, ranked from best to worst

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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 1974
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES makes the hard decisions and ranks his favourite Hammer Frankenstein films!

The Man Without A Body 1957 REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-reviews Brit-horror: The Man Without A Body 1957!

Five Missing British Classic Horror Films You’ve Never Seen

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MARK FRYERS reveals five classics from the lost annals of British horror

Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein 1948 REVIEW

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Bela Lugosi returns to the cape for Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Guest writer KEVIN NICKELSON explains how Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein made film history

Mary Shelley and The Birth of Frankenstein

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SARAH PARKIN examines how England's greatest gothic horror novel Frankenstein came to be and its affect when it was released...

Neglected Monsters, or Why Frankenstein was a Terrible Father

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Mary Shelley Frankenstein
DR KAJA FRANCK marks International Women's Day by looking at Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, still politically relevant 200 years on...

10 things you (probably) never knew about Hammer’s Curse of Frankenstein...

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Christopher Lee as The Creature in Curse of Frankenstein 1957
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARD stitches together some amazing facts about Hammer's Curse of Frankenstein starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee...

Young Frankenstein 1974 REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks back on Mel Brook's horror comedy Young Frankenstein 1974

10 things you didn’t know about Young Frankenstein (1974)

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As Mel Brooks' stage musical Young Frankenstein makes its London debut, RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES presents fun facts about the original 1974 horror comedy.

Universal horror blu-ray collections are ‘a mixed blessing’: REVIEW

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The arrival of some of Universal's most beloved horror movies on Blu-ray is a mixed blessing, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES

Curse is a blessing with Peter Cushing in Hammer's original Frankenstein

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HOWARD JACKSON says Happy Birthday Peter Cushing with a look at the role that made him a horror icon, Victor Frankenstein in The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Dan Brownlie’s made a monster with Fetus-stein!

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Dan Brownlie's Fetus stein
Dan Brownlie is a horror film-maker who has created a range of strange and morbid models, including the bizarre Fetus-stein!

The Curse Of Frankenstein – What the Critics Said…

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Christopher Lee as the Creature in The Curse of Frankenstein
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES heads back to 1957 and looks at The Curse of Frankentein's initial reaction from the critics...

20 things you never knew about The Curse Of Frankenstein (1957)

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Italian poster for Hammer's 1957 Curse of Frankenstein
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES heads to the lab to cook up 20 facts about The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Happy 60th Birthday, The Curse of Frankenstein!

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES celebrates 60 years of Hammer's genre-shaping classic Curse of Frankenstein, and looks at its ongoing legacy.

Reading Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a liberation against an old world...

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Frankenstein is the epitome of British Gothic Horror
MATT WINGETT explains how Frankenstein changed him as a youth...

Doctors in Horror Films – they’re four kinds of crazy!

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES talks about Doctors in Horror Films...

Victor Frankenstein 2015 REVIEW

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Victor Frankenstein 2015
Victor Frankenstein 2015, starring James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe, reviewed by ANN MASSEY

Remembering Channel 4’s Monster Horrors Season (1986)

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES commemorates a great horror season from his youth - 30 years ago this week!

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5 Grisliest Highland and Hebridean Murders of fhe 19th Century

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MJ COLLINS picks some of the most gruesome murders ever committed in Scotland...

Werewolves of Wales: Everything you need to know

The Christmas ‘Were-Wolf’
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RHEA SEREN PHILLIPS shines a light on the Werewolves of Wales!

Rosemary Timperley, The Greatest Horror Writer You’ve Never Heard Of

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Rosemary Timperley is a forgotten English horror/ghost writer who deserves more attention that she gets, says MICHAEL S COLLINS

5 Haunted Places in Newtownards and Comber, County Down

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JANET QUINLIVAN hunts down the most haunted sites in Newtownards and Comber

Welcome to the real Devil’s End, as seen in Doctor Who: The Daemons

The real-life locations of Devil's End in the classic Doctor Who serial The Daemons can be seen in Aldbourne in Wiltshire.
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BARRY McCANN goes behind the scenes of Doctor Who classic The Daemon's and visits the real Devil's End - Aldbourne, Wiltshire