Archive for July, 2013

Peter Cushing

Cushing Page 1 72dpiThe first Fantastiq monograph is a 20-page centenary tribute to that gentle man of horror, Peter Cushing. Illustrated with portraits and behind-the-scenes photographs, it includes a complete filmography and features contributions from filmmakers and co-stars such as Bernard Cribbins, Kate O’Mara, Peter Sasdy, Kevin Connor, Peter Duffell, John Hurt and Val Kilmer. Limited to just 250 copies, this one-off publication is available for £5 including P&P in the UK, and £10 including P&P elsewhere in the world. We are taking pre-orders now. Payment by bank transfer, cheque and Paypal.



Posted in General by / July 31st, 2013 / No Comments »

Stephen Volk joins Fantastiq line up

TEDxFRONT[1]We are thrilled to announce that the first special guest on the Fantastiq line-up will be the incredible Stephen Volk.

Novelist, anthologist and screenwriter, Stephen is the man behind GothicThe GuardianThe AwakeningAfterlife and, of course, the classic “Halloween Hoax” that was Ghostwatch.

Stephen will be in conversation about his career. And to tie-in with the centenary of Peter Cushing he will be officially launching his latest novella, Whitstable, published by Spectral Press. The event, which also includes screenings of GhostwatchThe Deadness of Dad and the restored Hammer Dracula, is sponsored by Spectral Press.Spectral Logo 2

Posted in General by / July 5th, 2013 / No Comments »

Halifax festival Screenings


Halifax Festival 2013Halifax Festival 2013 begins on Friday boasting “10 days of amazing cultural events” across the town. Reel Solutions are hosting screenings of two classic films: Peter Yates’s The Dresser, starring Albert Finney and Sir Tom Courtenay (Saturday 6 July, 3pm, Square Chapel) and John Schlesinger’s Yanks (Saturday 13 July, 7.30pm, Square Chapel). Tickets available from the box office on 01422 349422 or via

Posted in General by / July 5th, 2013 / No Comments »

Borley Rectory

Borley-Rectory-poster-testAshley Thorpe of Carrion Films creator of some great works of animation,  The Hairy Hands for one, is now raising funds for his latest work on the most haunted house in Britain, Borley Rectory. The campaign to raise funds is live on Indiegogo

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Posted in General by / July 1st, 2013 / No Comments »
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