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Old Royal Naval College – Backdrop to Horror films
The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich offers a Victorian background to at least a dozen horror films. This viewpoint offers a look at five of the most interesting.
Kensal Green Cemetery – “Theatre of Blood”, “The Awakening” and “Secret Ceremony”
One of the big seven cemeteries, Kensal Green Cemetery offers a gothic backdrop to brutal murder in “Theatre of Blood” (1972), a solemn memorial in “Secret Ceremony” (1968) and the power of a Mummy in “The Awakening” (1980)
Sarum Chase (23 West Heath Road) – 1970s cult horror
The unique Tudor House on 23 West Heath Road – known as Sarum Chase – was beloved by director Andy Milligan who used it in his 1970s cult horror films.
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Discovering Historical Graffiti at the Tower of London
In 1791, workmen at the Tower of London discovered extensive historical graffiti left by prisoners – including the ill-fated Lady Jane Grey – centuries earlier.