Rillington Place – TV mini-series (2016)

Rillington Place is a 2016 British three-part BBC television mini-series about John Christie, the necrophile serial killer who murdered eight women and stowed their bodies behind the walls, under the floor, …

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Threads – UK, 1984

“In an urban society, everything connects. Each person’s needs are fed by the skills of many others. Our lives are woven together in a fabric. But the connections that make …

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The Exorcist – BBC radio drama

The Exorcist is a 2014 British BBC radio 4 drama based upon William Peter Blatty’s bestselling novel (previously adapted as a film by the author and William Friedkin in 1973) …

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Mire Beasts – Doctor Who monsters

The Mire Beasts, tentacled octopoid monstrosities tucked away in Episode One (“The Executioners”) and Episode Two (“The Death of Time”) of the 1965 Doctor Who story The Chase, are among …

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The Axons – Doctor Who monsters

The Axons appeared in The Claws of Axos, a Doctor Who story made in 1971 starring Jon Pertwee as the Doctor. They featured only once in the classic series and have so far not …

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Dave Allen – comedian

David Tynan O’Mahony (6 July 1936 – 10 March 2005), better known as Dave Allen, was an Irish comedian and actor, perhaps best known for his 1970s BBC TV series, which …

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Vampires – BBC TV play, UK, 1979

Vampires is a 1979 made-for-television play, broadcast by the BBC as part of their Play For Today strand. Concerning the obsessions of two school boys who suspect their neighbourhood is inhabited …

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Zygons – Doctor Who monsters

The Zygons are a fictional extraterrestrial race in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. They first appeared in the Fourth Doctor serial Terror of the Zygons. The Zygons have shape-shifting abilities, allowing them to replicate the appearance …

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The Price of Fear – radio serial

The Price of Fear is a horror/mystery radio serial produced by BBC Radio during the 1970s. The host and star of the show was Vincent Price. This show stands out in Price’s radio career …

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Sea Devils – Doctor Who monsters

The Sea Devils is the third serial of the ninth season of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in six weekly parts from 26 February to 1 April 1972. It was written …

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Weeping Angels – Doctor Who monsters

The Weeping Angels are an ancient race of aliens from the British Doctor Who television sci-fi series. Steven Moffat, their creator, attributes their appeal to childhood games such as Grandmother’s Footsteps and the notion that every statue …

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The Quatermass Experiment – UK, 2005 – reviews

The Quatermass Experiment is a 2005 live BBC TV remake of the 1953 TV series of the same name by Nigel Kneale. Adapted from the original scripts by executive producer Richard Fell, the new broadcast was directed by Sam Miller. …

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