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A Very British Horror

A Very British Horror is a podcast covering all aspects of British horror tv and film. Chris and Paul take a light-hearted look at the genre.

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EP 7 The Devil Rides Out

Episode 7 The Devil Rides Out Facebook: AVeryBritishHorror Twitter: @verybrithorror Email: averybritishhorror@gmail.com Please leave a review on itunes!

1hr 10mins

24 May 2014

Rank #1

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EP 54 Sleepy Hollow

Join us for our first proper episode during the lockdown as the we discuss the 1999 Tim Burton horror Sleepy Hollow.  Is it really British? Is Johnny Depp any good ? And is this the film that resurects Christopher Lee's career? All these questions and more will be answered in this very episode. Listen now before you lose your head! (It was obviously I couldn't resist that one!) Speak to us via Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/averybritishhorror Twitter: @verybrithorror Email: averybritishhorror@gmail.com And leave us a nice littel review on itunes or wherever you get your podcasts. We like those. 

1hr 7mins

25 May 2020

Rank #2

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EP 50 Tales From The Crypt

Its our 50th episode and to celebrate we're off to explore some local tombs. We're not sure why but maybe that robed thespian might be able to tell us. He seems to be be chatting away to that woman from Dynasty, Robin Hood, the bloke from the 1st series of the Avengers that wasn't Steed and two other blokes. I'msure approaching him will be a good idea.  So join us we hear some Tales from the Crypt. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AVeryBritishHorror/ Twitter: @verybrithorror Email: averybritishhorror@gmail.com

1hr 2mins

22 Aug 2018

Rank #3

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Ep 35 The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb

Feeling scared or cursed. I want my Mummy!We look at a Hammer B film from 1965, Curse of the Mummy's Tomb, the second Hammer film I ever owned on VHS.What do you think of it? Let us know:Twitter: @verybrithorrorFacebook: AVeryBritishHorrorEmail: averybritishhorror@gmail.comAlso please review us on iTunes.


22 Apr 2016

Rank #4

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EP 13 Shaun of The Dead

A British zombie film thats also a comedy? Yes its Shaun of the Dead.Did you guess which bit Paul found unintentionally funny? Join us as we have a warm pint in the Winchester and wait for all this to blow over ;-)


30 Sep 2014

Rank #5

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EP 21 Dead Of Night - Return Flight

We take a look at one of the least known episodes of the 1970's BBC series Dead of Night, Return Flight.Neither of us had seen it and best of all it was written by Robert Holmes and we may have indulged our inner Doctor Who fan a bit too much.So is there a real ghost in this story at all or is it just imagined?Let us know what you think by emailing us on averybritishhorror@gmail.comor comment on our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/averybritishhorroror tweet us @verybrithorror on Twitter


22 Mar 2015

Rank #6

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EP 12 Horror Express

The presence of a murderous energy monster from the dawn of time would do little more than liven up the average morning commute between Redhill and London Bridge. However, when you're Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee you travel first class and you don't expect to have to fight for your lives. Their 1971 complaint to the Railway Ombudsman is still unresolved.


13 Sep 2014

Rank #7

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EP 51 The Creeping Flesh

Episode 51 The Creeping Flesh Are you worried about turning evil? Don't worry, get yourself innoculated against evil, now! All you need is an ancient Papua New Guinean skeleton and some water. Join us as we watch The Creeping Flesh. Twitter: @verybrithorror Facebook: averybritishhorror Email: averybritishhorror@gmail.com

1hr 1min

16 Sep 2018

Rank #8

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EP 48 The Day of the Triffids

We both get miserable watching the BBC version of Day of the Triffids. No not the Eddie Hazard one, the proper one from the 80s. Time to get the weed killer out as we look at Day of the Triffids.  Do get in contact with us via: Twitter: @verybrithorror Facebook: www.facebook.com/AVeryBritishHorror Email:  averybritishhorror@gmail.com.

1hr 5mins

14 Feb 2018

Rank #9

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EP 18 The Omen

Ave Satani! Join us as we celebrate the birth of the Anti-christ and find out the relationship he has with ice cream.The curse of the Omen has fallen on the sound quality a bit as there is a bit of noise in about a third of the way in. Hopefully it won't spoil things too much. Obviously the Devil didn't want this podcast to go out.If you want to contact us you can do it via these routes:https://www.facebook.com/AVeryBritishHorror@verybrithorror on twitter email us; averybritishhorror@gmail.com

1hr 17mins

21 Jan 2015

Rank #10

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EP 49 Fighting Fantasy House of Hell

We're back and this episode YOU are the hero! Turn to page 1. If you decide to listen on then turn to 238 but first roll one die. If you roll a 6 or less then join us as we go back to the 80s and discuss the Fighting Fantasy Gamebook House of Hell.


23 Jul 2018

Rank #11

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EP 10 The Abominable Dr. Phibes

Before the creation of the NHS, the only free medical assistance available in Britain was provided by a crazy organist with a waxwork face made to look like it belongs to Vincent Price. Survival rates were very bad. Noted public health experts Chris and Paul have all the details.

1hr 19mins

23 Jul 2014

Rank #12

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EP 11 The Lair of the White Worm

Hugh Grant, Peter Capaldi and lots of snakes and giant worms coming out of holes. What can it all mean?We try to make sense of Ken Russell's Lair of the White Worm.

1hr 10mins

28 Apr 2016

Rank #13

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Ep 52 Dracula Prince of Darkness

Like the film we talk about in this episode, WE'RE BACK after a gap of 8 years. Christopher Lee is also back in the role that made him famous, Dracula Prince of Darkness. Lets see what he has to say after all the time away.  Will Peter Cushing be back or will they give his role to kick ass monk? Come with us to Castle Dracula! Quick note about the audio: the room we normally record in has been redecorated and has lost some of the soft furnishings. Therefore the audio is slightly echoey. Find us on Facebook: AVeryBritishHorror Twiiter: @verybrithorror Email: averybritishhorror@gmail.com Instagram: A Very British Horror. Please leave us an itunes review if you like what we do. It all helps!


7 Jul 2019

Rank #14

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EP 8 Night of the Demon

Legendary ghost story writer MR James was finally brought to the big screen in 1957 with Jacques Tourneur's Night of the Demon. Based on Casting the Runes, which, somewhat oddly, is not a ghost story. The perfect A Very British Horror subject matter.

1hr 11mins

12 Jun 2014

Rank #15

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EP 19 The Quiet Ones

It's Hammer time! New Hammer from 2014 but enough of this shouting, there's something odd about Jane Harper, if you ignore the torture, Stockholm syndrome and demonic possession. So come on don't feel the noise, lets be The Quiet Ones.In the episode we talk about the events that inspired this film, The Philip Experiment. Details can be found on here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_experimentThe original theme music is back this episode but did you like the my selection of comedy music in the previous ones? Let us know.If you agree with us about this film or want to talk about whether you like Mad Men or those metal trays that go across the bath you can contact on us in the following ways. Twitter @verybrithorrorFacebook  facebook.com/averybritishhorrorOr via email averybritishhorror@gmail.com


12 Feb 2015

Rank #16

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EP 9 Die Monster Die

Does "colour" have a "u" in it? Brits think yes, Americans think no. Let's settle this once and for all by travelling back to 1965 and asking Boris Karloff. We could also make an adaption of H P Lovecraft's The Colour/Color Out of Space whilst we're there.


7 Jul 2014

Rank #17

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EP 6 The Woman in Black

Episode 6 The Woman in Black Facebook: AVeryBritishHorror Twitter: @verybrithorror Email: averybritishhorror@gmail.com Please leave a review on itunes!


8 May 2014

Rank #18

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Ep 53 Lockdown Special

We're back and in lockdown  for our Lockdown Special. I say special but its really mostly Chris talking, whilst Paul agrees every now and then, about what we've watched or read in the last few weeks. The special bit is that we've worked out how to record over the internet so expect more episodes very soon.  As ususal you can contact us via the following routes. Twitter: @verybrithorror Facebook: search for A Very British Horror Email: averybritishhorror@gmail.com Please leave us a nice review on itunes or wherever you listen to us.


11 May 2020

Rank #19

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EP 22 The Bride

Those poor brave fools Chris and Paul take on their toughest mission yet: All one hour and fifty-five minutes of The Bride, Sting's doomed attempt to replace Peter Cushing. A misunderstood classic or is every critic right?


1 Apr 2015

Rank #20