Bonus Episode 23 Quatermass

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The twenty-third bonus episode of Hammer House of Podcast is up now!

This month we have a Patron request for the Quatermass telly series from 1979. Bernard has retired to Scotland, cities are collapsing into urban warzones, and one person is writing a lot of very tidy and legible graffiti making polite threats of regicide. What terror from beyond threatens the world? And how many cups of tea will be required to defeat it?

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Episode 23 Kiss of the Vampire

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Hello! And welcome to the twenty-third episode of Hammer House of Podcast, where Paul Cornell (Doctor Who, Elementary) and Lizbeth Myles (Verity!) discuss, in order of UK release, every horror movie made by Hammer Film Productions between 1955 and 1976, from The Quatermass Xperiment to To the Devil… A Daughter.

A Hammer horror vampire film with neither Peter Cushing or Christopher Lee? Is that allowed? Apparently so. Is it any good? Yes, yes it is. If only for the pretty dresses and masked ball. And the absinthe. It’s probably absinthe. It’s green anyway.

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Bonus Episode 22 The Psychopath

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The twenty-second bonus episode of Hammer House of Podcast is up now!

This month we’re back with Amicus and arrive at 1966’s The Psychopath. It’s a delightful murder mystery with a killer who not only puts a lot of effort into their methods of murdering, but gives every victim a custom-crafted doll of themselves!

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Episode 22 Maniac

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Hello! And welcome to the twenty-second episode of Hammer House of Podcast, where Paul Cornell (Doctor Who, Elementary) and Lizbeth Myles (Verity!) discuss, in order of UK release, every horror movie made by Hammer Film Productions between 1955 and 1976, from The Quatermass Xperiment to To the Devil… A Daughter.

In 1963’s Maniac (also known as *The* Maniac), we journey to France, and fine scenery, and a surprising array of animals (turkeys!). Alas, while one might expect from the title they’re about to enjoy a fast-paced thrilling horror, this is not the case. Thank goodness there are pretty shots where you can see people horse-riding across the beach. One of us was more impressed by this movie than the other, but not by the end of the podcast. Liz feels very guilty about this.

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Bonus Episode 21 The Ugly Duckling

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The twenty-first bonus episode of Hammer House of Podcast is up now!

This month we return to our Patron requests with 1959’s, rather hard to get hold of, The Ugly Duckling. Sadly, there are no actual ducklings in this film, only Bernard Bresslaw, and he has no feathers whatsoever. But he does act! He acts marvellously! And dances!

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Episode 21 The Damned

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Hello! And welcome to the twenty-first episode of Hammer House of Podcast, where Paul Cornell (Doctor Who, Elementary) and Lizbeth Myles (Verity!) discuss, in order of UK release, every horror movie made by Hammer Film Productions between 1955 and 1976, from The Quatermass Xperiment to To the Devil… A Daughter.

The month we’re off to see 1963’s The Damned, which is in many ways too films smooshed together. Neither of them are horror. Sorry about that. But one is very John Wyndam, hurrah!

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Bonus Episode 20 City of the Dead/The Skull

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The twentieth bonus episode of Hammer House of Podcast is up now!

And, yes, this is a double episode. Why is it a double episode? Well there are very good reasons, very sound and good reasons, which are wholly Paul’s fault.

But what an excellent pair of films to have together! A gorgeously atmospheric tale of witches in a very English America, followed by a Cushing and Lee pic where they actually *talk* to one another without any manner of attempted murder for whole scenes! Also, there is SkullCam. Which is excellent and NoseSkullCam, which is arguably the single greatest directorial choice we’ve seen so far in our voyage through horror.

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