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A Haunted Night at the Theatre

December 21st, 2015

shirley jackson bookwoman in blackGhost stories have long been traditionally associated with Christmas, and a good spinechiller can prove a welcome spooky antidote to the saccharine sentimentality of the season. Anyone likely to be in the Liverpool area over the next few weeks, who fancies an evening of ghosts and goosebumps, should check out The Haunting of Hill House, the new production at the city’s haunting_1963_posterPlayhouse Theatre. It comes with an impressive pedigree, adapted from a 1959 novel by America’s queen of psychological horror Shirley Jackson, staged in association with the legendary Gothic film studio Hammer.
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Snow Black

December 14th, 2015

Everyone likes fairy tales, don’t they? We all know that everyone here loves darkness even more. So we thought, why not combine those two?

This frosty December we share with you a gothic story.
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Inaripatii- The Wings Part 2

December 8th, 2015

I herebyUntitled continue the story of how I met the child…I can’t tell you how I met the man just yet. Although, that”s another story worth telling. Read the rest of this entry »

Terror in the Valleys

December 1st, 2015

Aber posterAlchemy’s resident horror fiend Gavin Baddeley attends a lot of horror festivals, but he reckons the Welsh event, Abertoir, is among the best. So we asked him to report back on the best new fear flicks that previewed at 2015’s six day Aberystwyth marathon of the macabre… Read the rest of this entry »