Mar 10, 2019
Welcome to a world of Victorian horrors and Edwardian terrors! In this episode we pay tribute to the great scholar and researcher of the macabre who sadly passed away last week. Hugh Lamb edited a great number of very influential horror anthologies and curated editions of macabre tales for the likes of E Nesbit and...
Nov 13, 2018
This episode we talk a look at a new book from Stephen Volk - the man who created Ghostwatch! In The Dark Masters Trilogy we will encounter four iconic figures from the world of the weird and the macabre. In Whitstable we meet with Peter Cushing, while in Leytonstone we have a rendezvous with a young Alfred Hitchcock....
Jul 22, 2018
In the second part of our voyage through the books of British horror star Adam Nevill, we take another look at The Ritual (2011), explore the cult crimes in Last Days (2012) and discover what lurks in The House of Small Shadows (2013).
Jul 19, 2018
In the first of a new mini-series, we explore the novels of Britain's new master of horror, Adam Nevill. In this episode, we take a look at his debut book Banquet for the Damned (2004) and his second novel Apartment 16 (2010). Both reviews are spoiler-free.
May 20, 2018
In this episode we look at the last of the books on the weird and the wonderful written by Daniel Farson for Hamlyn. In this colourful volume, the kids of the 1980s could learn all about assorted monsters from dinosaurs to the xenomorph!