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Sarum Chase, a highlight of 1970s cult horror cinema

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. Listen to hear about the different horrific families he placed here and how his films impacted London’s occult history.

The Eros Fountain in Horror Cinema

The Eros Fountain in Piccadilly Circus has appeared in more than a dozen horror films, mostly to set the scene in London. But it plays a more important symbolic role in three horror films – Edgar Wright’s 2021 “Last Night in Soho”, Lindsay Shonteff’s “Night After Night After Night”, and Danny Boyle’s “28 Days Later”. Listen to find out what this fountain meant for these three, very different, horror films

Betty Davis plays a nightmarish Nanny here at 30 Chester Terrace

The elegant flats off Regents Park are home to a sinister nanny and maid played by Bette Davis in “The Nanny”. Listen to this viewpoint to hear about this lesser-known of Davis’ horror films which inspired a generation of evil babysitters, nannies and caretakers.

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The site of St. Anselm’s Church, Coventry Park

A lost church, destroyed in the Second World War, leaves a strange, triangular space and a sense that something is still missing.