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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.
The Mystery of Scotland Yard in Horror Cinema
Scotland Yard has been in horror films since Sherlock Holmes and the “Quatermass” trilogy, but were any actually filmed at the Yard? And what is the Yard’s famous Black Museum? Listen to hear about the three locations of Scotland Yard in London’s film history, the horror films inspired by the Yard’s Black Museum, and about the strange shift away from Scotland Yard in recent horror history. Includes a highlight of Edgar Wright’s 2006 “Hot Fuzz”