Episode 24 Paranoiac

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Hello! And welcome to the twenty-fourth episode of Hammer House of Podcast, where Paul Cornell (Doctor Who, Elementary) and Lizbeth Myles (Big Finish, 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 1964’s Paranoiac, Oliver Reed returns for Jimmy Sangster’s final shot at a moody suspense thriller. It has a lot to say about the advantages of being an aunt’s favourite nephew. Not least of all the fact that she’ll make a really scary mask and pretend to be your dead brother. But she’s helping (no, really, she’s actually trying to help.) And if the plot doesn’t al quite hang together, Oliver Reed does a marvellous job of distracting you from it with his acting skills.

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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!

As this is a Patrons only episode, and a thank you for supporting our podcast, it’s only available on Patreon and not our regular podcast feed. This, and all previous bonus episodes, are available to all new Patrons for as little as $1 a month.

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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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