Tag: William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was a English playwright, poet and actor, widely acknowledged as the greatest writer in the English language. He often used ghosts and folklore in his work.

Clopton House

Clopton House horrors and the real ‘Ophelia’

POLLYANNA JONES describes the dark history that has blackened Clopton House near Stratford-upon-Avon
This Isle is Full of Monsters

This Isle is Full of Monsters: Jon Kaneko-James author interview

Jon Kaneko-James talks about his new book, The Isle is Full of Monsters, and how we need to relook how people thought about the supernatural in Shakespeare's times…
Born with a caul David Copperfield

David Copperfield and other amazing caulbearers in fiction

David Copperfield, Hamlet and Danny from The Shining are all caulbearers in fiction, explains CLAIRE BARRAND

Curse of William Shakespeare’s skull

POLLYANNA JONES suggests it's not a good idea to go messing with William Shakespeare's skull

England’s 10 Most Notable Graves

NIA JONES takes us on a virtual walk among the tombstones with 10 of England's Most Notable Graves

10 Great Women from Gothic Horror

KAJA FRANCK counts down 10 deadly British literary ladies

Theatre of Blood Locations Guide: Discover Vincent Price’s London horror classic

PETER FULLER reveals the London locations used for filming Vincent Price's 1973 horror masterpiece, Theatre of Blood

Hammer House of Horror: The Mark of Satan (Episode 13)

ANDREW GARVEY reviews The Mark of Satan , the 13th episode in Hammer House of Horror TV Series

Theatre of Blood 1973 REVIEW

SIR BLIMELY WINDY reviews the Vincent Price Shakespeare horrorfest Theatre of Blood 1973

5 Goriest Scenes from Elizabethan Theatre

JON KANEKO-JAMES lists his top 5 goriest scenes from Elizabethan Theatre

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