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St Anne’s, Limehouse – “28 Days Later” (2002)
In “28 Days Later” bike courier Jim awakens from a coma and finds himself in deserted London, beginning a walk that leads him to St. Anne’s church and the horrors inside.
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)
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2 Willow Road
This viewpoint will explore architect Ernő Goldfinger’s integration into contemporary British literary circles – far beyond his (frequently misreported) connection to Ian Fleming’s famous villain – and will use 2 Willow Road’s status as a National Trust property to consider how a once-iconoclastic modernism has been reclaimed as national heritage.