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Vampire vixens, creepy castles, mouldy mummies, satanic sadists and Lee and Cushing on top show. Yes, its Hammer heaven as the UK’s Horror Channel presents a Hammer Double-Feature Season, which broadcasts from Saturday February 1st starting at 9.00pm.Here’s the line-up for the first few weeks:February 1st – Dracula: Prince Of Darkness/Scars Of Dracula
Dracula: Prince Of Darkness is the sequel to the 1958 Dracula and sees the supposedly dead Count back in bloody business once his trusty servant Klove entices the English Charles (Francis Matthews), brother Alan (Charles Tingwell), and their wives, Diana (Suzan Farmer) and Helen (Barbara Shelley), inside his welcoming castle. Directed by Terence Fisher, this is seen as the “quintessential Hammer horror”. Directed by Roy Ward Baker, Scars Of Dracula is the popular sequel to Taste the Blood of Dracula stars Christopher Lee as Count Dracula, who spreads his evil from his mountaintop castle. When libertine Paul Carlson disappears one night, his brother Simon and girlfriend trace him to the area, discovering a terrified populace. They make their way towards the sinister castle and its undead host. Also stars Dennis Waterman.
February 8th – Frankenstein Created Woman/ Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell
Fright film favourite, the glamorous Emily Booth, relaunches her high-rating Horror Bites TV show tonight at 10:45pm on The Horror Channel with a brand new title sequence and more news and horror movie previews than ever before! See Emily as an evil puppet master in the sexy revamped titles and tweet your support for @emmybooth and @Horror_Channel in the build-up to tonight’s brand new episode! Don’t forget you can also support the Classic Horror Campaign on Twitter @horrorcampaign as well as sign our petition here!
The Horror Channel currently broadcasts in the UK from 9:00am – 4:30am on Sky Digital channels 319 & 198, Virgin TV channel 149 and Freesat channel 138 as the UK’s number one destination for horror movies, supernatural series and programmes about the people who make them.