Tag: Ghost Stories

The Woman In Black 1989 Blu-Ray REVIEW

The Woman In Black 1989 Blu-Ray version is finally here with a very welcome restoration. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES revisits a true classic ghost story.

The Amazing Mr Blunden 1972 BLU-RAY REVIEW

Classic British children’s ghost story The Amazing Mr. Blunden 1972 gets a long-overdue upgrade to Blu-ray, courtesy of Second Sight Films. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES takes...

Real-life M.R. James locations every fan must visit

Scenes from A Warning to the Curious, filmed at Happisburgh Church
Here are the locations you can visit that inspired English horror writer M.R. James, thanks to EDDIE BRAZIL

The Tractate Middoth: Who was Doctor Rant?

Who was Dr Rant
What inspired Dr Rant's burial in The Tractate Middoth? Guest writer MATTHEW E BANKS comes up with some ideas!

A Morbid Curiosity: The Art of Montague Rhodes James

Guest writer MATTHEW E BANKS explores M.R. James' influence on modern horror culture

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

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

Grab your copy of The Spooky Isles Book of Horror Vol....

We're pleased to announce the publication of The Spooky Isles Book of Horror Vol. 1!

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

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!

Everything I know about Haunted Houses I learned from British literature

Guest blogger DANIEL W CHEELY says British books inspired his love for haunted houses...

Who ‘invented’ the Christmas Ghost Story?

BARRY McCANN takes a look at the traditional English Christmas Ghost Story

Essex author Robert Hallmann talks ghosts and dark history

Robert Hallmann
Essex historian and photographer Robert Hallmann talks to NIA JONES about his work including Essex Ghost Tales

James Turner’s St Christopher Medallion and Borley Rectory

MICHAEL S. COLLINS introduces us to a mostly unknown ghost story by a man at the centre of a very famous haunting

The Ghosts of M.R. James: A Guide to Curious Phantoms

MR James birthday
EDDIE BRAZIL explores whether M.R. James' ghost stories were based on real life paranormal events


York: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Haunted York
York, some claim, is the "Most Haunted City in England". MIKE COVELL looks at some of its spookiest locations...

Black Shuck sightings and where to visit them in East Anglia

Black Shuck East Anglia
Guest writer PIERS WARREN goes on the trail of Black Shuck to reveals where to find the beast's haunts in East Anglia

Suicide and Ghosts: Throbbing Gristle’s Beachy Head

Throbbing Gristle's Beachy Head is about the notorious Sussex suicide spot. DOM COOPER looks at the disturbing background to the song

Exploring Jimmy Page’s Lucifer Rising

DOM COOPER tells us how Jimmy Page took time off from his Led Zeppelin duties to produce Lucifer Rising

New Forest: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

New Forest Postcard
PETER LEWIS looks at some of the haunted places in the New Forest in the south of England