Tag: Obituaries

Dave Prowse, Hammer Horror Strongman, dies aged 85

Dave Prowse in full makeup for Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 1974
Dave Prowse, the only actor to have played two Frankenstein Monsters in Hammer films, has died aged 85. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES pays tribute to the man who played Darth Vader...

Derek Acorah, TV psychic medium, dies aged 69

Derek Acorah
Television psychic and medium Derek Acorah has died “after a very brief illness” aged 69.

Freddie Jones, an actor and national treasure, OBITUARY

Freddie Jones, one of Britain's most cherished performers has died, aged 91. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at his career in horror and other strange films...

Vale David Farrant, a tribute for a psychic and friend OBITUARY

David Farrant – controversial psychic investigator famed for his involvement in the Highgate Vampire case – has died. PATSY SORENTI pays tribute.

Fenella Fielding (1927-2018), Farewell Femme Fatale Obituary

Fenella Fielding as Valera Watt in Carry on Screaming (1966).
SIMON BALL pays tribute to Carry On Screaming! star Fenella Fielding, who died this week aged 90.

Jacqueline Pearce tribute: The Reptile on film, an angel in life

Jacqueline Pearce in her iconic title role as The Reptile (1966), one of many cult roles that made her a legend of fim and television.
Guest writer JASON D. BRAWN pays a touching tribute to Hammer Horror legend Jacqueline Pearce

Farewell Catweazle: Geoffrey Bayldon obituary

Geoffrey Bayldon Catweazle
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES remembers the long career of Catweazle star Geoffrey Bayldon

John Hurt dies, 77, leaving long list of quirky and strange...

John Hurt
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks back at the genre career of one of Britain's most beloved actors, John Hurt, who has died aged 77

Goodnight, Dark Prince: Sir Christopher Lee OBITUARY

Christopher Lee obituary
Christopher Lee Obituary: RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES and other our writers bid a sad farewell to a true British cinema legend


Incense for the Damned 1970 REVIEW

Incense for the Damned
Horror legend DAVID McGILLIVRAY reviews Incense for the Damned 1970

8 Haunted English Churches you must visit

St Magnus the Martyr Church in the City of London
EDDIE BRAZIL dons his cassock, and with bell, book and candle, plus a couple of wooden stakes, goes in search of haunted English churches

Shane Briant talks to Spooky Isles

Shane Briant
One-time Hammer Films heartthrob Shane Briant is now a successful award-winning author living in Australia. STEWART KING talks to him for the Spooky Isles

5 Haunted Places in Newtownards and Comber, County Down

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

5 Haunted Glasgow Pubs to Visit

Haunted Glasgow Pub
Fancy a ghost with your pint? MJ STEEL COLLINS picks five haunted Glasgow pubs in Glasgow