In this autobiographical show Nicholas Vince, Chatterer in Clive Barker's Hellraiser and Kinski in Nightbreed, shares stories from his first encounters with monsters - by torchlight under bedclothes - to the making of the films. He reads excerpts from his favourite horror classics and reveals what it takes to be a monster.
Grotesque-Horror-comedy, with metal band "Fuck Slurry" playing original soundtrack live on stage. Come meet the Milkman...IF...YOU...DAIRY! Not for the Lactose Intolerant. "So depraved they make Charles Manson look like Julie Andrews" (BroadwayBaby) "Seriously deranged surreal fun" (Horror Hothouse) "Bloody brilliant" (Velvet Box Office)"Loud, crude and funny" (The Reviews Hub)
A dark and twisted rollercoaster through the back alleys and mean streets of Dublin. Inspired by the world of Edgar Allan Poe, 'The Fetch Wilson' is a new play from award-winning writer Stewart Roche (Revenant, Tracer). 'Ingeniously written. A seamless thriller' **** The Scotsman **** British Theatre Guide **** EdFringe Review
Lovers of scary stories, unite. Adding the fear factor to increasingly popular spoken word nights, storytellers from across the Horrorfest and beyond will share their worst (or should that be best?) nightmares at Blackshaw's fifth annual Scare Slam. Prepare yourself for a night of chilling tales from both sides of the line of veracity.
"I want you to close your eyes and relax." An ancient evil is stirring in the Ecuadorian jungle. Will Garrett pay more than time and money for his eco-tourism? There's blood-thirsty demons, venomous serpents and human sacrifices aplenty in G. M. C. Lewis riotous, trip to the tropics!
Multi award winning sketch villains Casual Violence have been making sad and sinister comedy for a decade. Tonight is their final show: a celebratory double bill (with an interval, they're not monsters) of their finest and most fearsome characters *****- The Skinny / Broadway Baby / ThreeWeeks / Reviews Hub / Brighton Argus / Latest 7
A twisted, gothic musical tale inspired by Tim Burton and the Brothers Grimm. Starting with audience suggestions, these award-winning improvisers weave a fantastical tale dripping with black comedy, gut-clenchingly playful characters and haunting live music that's different every time. 'Fantastic! Improvisational theatre at its best!' ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Hilarious!' (Colin Mochrie).
This show explores Italian historical facts and legends that inspired gothic classics such as Dracula, the Mummy, Frankenstein and the Woman in Black. The show is divided into vignettes, linked by a sarcastic, devilish host, the Prince of Darkness, who will lead the audience into a journey through ancient horrors
Italian Horror Stories-The Italian Origins of Gothic Horror
THEY SAY THIS PLACE IS HAUNTED. So we stayed overnight, turned on our cameras, pointed our microphones into the dark and asked 'who's there?' In 'Last Orders' we present our findings - the uncanny, the unnatural and the unexplainable - as more than 600 years of history clamours to be heard.
7.45pm, Matinees Sat, Sun (and Thurs 17th): 2.30pm
Old Red Lion
Based on the game by The Pandemonium Institute you are invited to this interactive show to be townsfolk of a 17th century settlement trying to find out which of the towns elders (the cast) is secretly a Demon trying to bring ruin upon them.
Produced by The Pandemonium Institute, Ben Burns and Caley Powell. Written and directed by Kristian Mitchell-Dolby based on the game by The Pandemonium Institute
Blood on the Clocktower Live
Presented by The Pandemonium Institute, Caley Powell and Ben Burns