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Horrors of the Battersea Funfair
In the 1950s Battersea Park opened it’s own Funfair, and once it did the horror filmmakers came running. Horror films – including “The Mutations” starring Donald Pleasance and “Gorgo” London’s 1969 answer to Godzilla – used the bright lights of the funfair to contrast with dark stories, that is until the Battersea funfair had a real-life horror of its own.
Canary Warf Underground, a landmark of Horror Cinema
The Arched entrance of Canary Wharf Underground appears in 3 horror films, each with its own take on the area and the underground, but the station really shines in the zombie apocalypse film “28 Weeks Later”. Listen to discover which films set here and to explore a deleted scene from Boyle’s iconic zombie horror.