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My new play – Magic Circle

More details about my play Magic Circle are posted on the Brother Wolf Theatre site.  Watch this space for further announcements. “Circa 1970 – the Dawn of the Age of Ophiuchus, as faddish mysticism becomes something more dangerous. In a room in Calme Manor, blooded by an appalling ritual, a protective chalk circle has been … Continue reading

Here’s a welcome FrightFest trend …

… personalised check discs for genre critics.  The Unkindness of Ravens plays on the Discovery Screen on Sunday the 27th.  Review to come after that …

Fields in England: Folk Horror

In connection with my appearance at the Folk Horror Season at the Irish Film Institute, here’s a piece I wrote on the subject for Sight & Sound at around the time A Field in England came out.

Folk Horror in Dublin

I’ll be in Dublin in July, appearing at the Irish Film Institute’s Folk Horror season.

Black Atlantic Cinema Club: Ganja & Hess

Tonight (June 30), I’m appearing at a screening of Bill Gunn’s 1973 African-American vampire movie Ganja & Hess – taking part in a post-film discussion with Karen Alexander and Kunle Olulode. The screening starts at 6.00. The venue is: Autograph ABP Rivington Place Rivington Street London EC2 3BA It’s part of the Black Atlantic Cinema Club. … Continue reading