Welcome to the Horrified Film page. Here, you’ll find writing including articles, essays, analysis, retrospectives, insights and love letters to everything British horror television…

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One Of Your Sons: Penda’s Fen

Author K B Morris examines the 1974’s BBC Play for Today, David Rudkin’s Penda’s Fen, and its exploration of the notion of Englishness…

how the bbc created hammer

How The BBC Created Hammer

Far from Hammer being the populariser of material from the stolid BBC, it was the adaptation of existing popular BBC shows that allowed Hammer to succeed, as Derek Johnston explains….​