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187 Dollis Hill Lane: The “Hellraiser” House
This suburban house in Cricklewood was home to interdimensional demons including Pinhead in the 1987 cult horror Hellraiser. Listen for more details on why this was the perfect spot for a very political horror film.
Old Royal Naval College – Backdrop to Horror films
If you have watched a horror film set in Victorian London, you have probably been looking at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. It has been the imagined Baker Street for Sherlock Holmes, a bar for Victor Frankenstein and a dozen more besides. Listen to this viewpoint to discover five of the most interesting horrors filmed here.
St Anne’s, Limehouse: The Church from “28 Days Later”
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.
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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.