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Issue 155: Remembering Horror Double Bills

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We take a look back at BBC2’s legendary horror double bills, talk to Ian Ogilvy of Witchfinder General fame and meet some of the filmmakers behind the ambitious compendium release, The ABCs of Death

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We take a look back at BBC2’s legendary horror double bills, talk to Ian Ogilvy of Witchfinder General fame and meet some of the filmmakers behind the ambitious compendium release, The ABCs of Death.

Shock Starters!

The Alphabet of Horror

James Kloda meets some of the filmmakers behind the ambitious compendium release, The ABCs of Death.

Screams on a Summer Night

Denis Meikle traces the history of the legendary BBC2 horror double bills that introduced so many British viewers to the best and worst of genre cinema.

Monster Main Course

Tigon Terrors

It’s not a tiger and it’s not a lion, it’s a bit of both, really. Tony Tenser’s Tigon Films come under the spotlight in John Hamilton’s fascinating feature article.

Psychomaniac

Nicky Henson was paid just £90 a week for starring in the cult British horror favourite, Psychomania. The film still comes back to haunt him, as he tells Simon Hooper…

Witchfinder Memories

Ian Ogilvy was the star of a trio of horror movies directed by Michael Reeves, including Tigon’s The Sorcerers and Witchfinder General. He chats with Simon Hooper about the late director.

The Monstrous Mr Bean

Sawney, Flesh of Man tells the story of Scotland’s most notorious cannibal family. Mick Lewis meets the film’s star, David Hayman, and its director, Ricky Wood

Regulars

Post Mortem

Readers rant or rave and we reply, it’s as simple as that. What was that forgotten horror movie called? Write in and we might be able to help you.

DVD Library

James Kloda and Allan Bryce get together to review the very latest horror releases on DVD and Blu-ray.

Melton’s Meltdown

We offered our resident artistic genius Rick Melton a penny for his thoughts. When the answer came back, we demanded some change.

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