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The GM Horror Fringe: Hotel Midnight

October 29, 2013


I’m sure that the Tripadvisor review of Simon Clark’s Hotel Midnight would comment on the battered table and the kindly concierge that welcome you upon your arrival. But beyond its doors a few surprises are offered up. Clark is an established horror writer with a library of stories to his name as well as penning […]

Stroker’s Picks: The Greater Manchester Horror Fringe

October 21, 2013


It’s getting macabre in Manchester and spooky in Salford this Hallo’ween with the inaugural Greater Manchester Horror Fringe. Leading local fringe companies have adapted some chilling classics as well as new frights. Scytheplays Creative Director and Festival co-director Daniel Thackeray takes up the story: “It was felt by a few of us on the fringe […]

The Fiction Stroker Speaks to… Robin Hardy

October 4, 2013


One of the best ever British films, never mind horror films, celebrates it’s 40th anniversary this year. The Wicker Man’s tale of Christian copper vs. Pagan rituals on the creepy and atmospheric setting of Summerisle has engaged generations of audiences. A better quality print has been recovered following a exhaustive search for missing material long […]

Stroker’s Picks: Grimmfest Special

October 1, 2013


The UK’s leading festival of horror and cult, Grimmfest is about to unleash itself on Manchester and this year it is bigger than ever before. With a fringe programme in place, panels and signings with stars and authors and exciting premieres of new horror, sci-fi and fantasy including cutting edge shorts and the finest picks […]

Beast in the Basement/A Sincere Warning About the Entity in Your Home – Jason Arnopp

October 31, 2012


Successful scriptwriter Jason Arnopp brings us two scary tales perfect for Halloween. One of which you can even get your own unique copy of! Read on to discover the Beast in the Basement and A Sincere Warning About the Entity in Your Home! Beast in the Basement  In a big house in the countryside, a […]