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A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss 

Mark Gatiss examines the history of the horror film, from classic Hollywood monsters to Hammer's glory days and beyond.
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Series cast summary:
Mark Gatiss ...  Himself - Presenter 3 episodes, 2010
John Carpenter ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2010
Michael Roberts Michael Roberts ...  Compere 2 episodes, 2010
Barbara Steele ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2010
David Warner ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2010
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Mark Gatiss examines the history of the horror film, from classic Hollywood monsters to Hammer's glory days and beyond.

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11 October 2010 (UK) See more »

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A History of Horror See more »

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Only 3 Hours?!
24 October 2010 | by thorburncaSee all my reviews

This series is absolutely essential for anyone who has a love of horror movies which Mr Gatiss obviously has. It is honest, respectful and informative, has excellent interviews with some huge names involved in the genre and brilliant film clips. The interviews with Barbara Steele and Roger Corman were outstanding. Although in three hours it only skims the surface of the subject, I still find, after years of being totally obsessed by horror films, I'm learning something new with each episode and now have a long list of more DVDs to buy. I hope there will be more episodes in the future and that it is released on DVD, there must be some excellent stuff not included in the current TV programme.


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