By Steve Chibnall,Julian Petley

British Horror Cinema investigates a wealth of horror filmmaking in Britain, from early chillers like The Ghoul and Dark Eyes of London to said classics similar to Peeping Tom and The Wicker Man.


Contributors discover the contexts during which British horror motion pictures were censored and categorized, judged by way of their critics and ate up by means of their lovers. Uncovering missed glossy classics like Deathline, and addressing concerns comparable to the illustration of family members and girls, they give thought to the Britishness of British horror and consider sub-genres corresponding to the psycho-thriller and witchcraftmovies, the paintings of the Amicus studio, and key filmmakers together with Peter Walker.


Chapters include:



  • the 'Psycho Thriller'

  • the British censors and horror cinema

  • femininity and horror movie fandom

  • witchcraft and the occult in British horror

  • Horrific motion pictures and Nineteen Thirties British Cinema

  • Peter Walker and Gothic revisionism.

Also featuring a complete filmography and interviews with key administrators Clive Barker and Doug Bradley, this is often one source movie reviews scholars should still not be without.

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