The Doctor returns with first look at 2016 Christmas Special

While most of us cringe at even the first hint of an appearance of Christmas decorations in storefront windows (mainly due to the fact that they usually start appearing before Halloween), there are certain celebrated events or, in this case, yearly traditions to where it’s ok to begin talking about the upcoming holiday. Right at […]

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Mr. Jelly not a big fan of Halloween trick or treating on the streets of Psychoville

Since 2010, Halloween has been about two bits of small screen greatness that should be considered ‘must see TV’. The annual Simpsons Halloween Special and the 2010 ‘newcomer’ on the block which came from the brilliant mind palaces of Reece Shearsmith (League of Gentlemen, The Widower, Chasing Shadows) and Steve Pemberton (League of Gentlemen, Whitechapel, Happy Valley, […]

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In need of a pint after seeing a ghost in the Underground? Try a haunted pub!

Seems rather appropriate, it being Halloween and all, to give folks a few options tonight that go beyond the traditional trick-or-treat phenomenon where you can possibly cross paths with those that have yet to ‘cross-over’. Special thanks to London Paranormal which is where your Halloween tour begins. Kudos to London Paranormal, who have mapped out […]

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A Happy Halloween moment with Psychoville's "Rope"

I think I’ve decided that only thing that could rival the fanboy love and appreciation for Sherlock Holmes by the minds of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss is the love of film and all things Hitchcock-ian by League of Gentlemen alumni, Steve Pemberton and Reese Shearsmith. Case in point. Following the greatness of The League […]

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Top-10 Haunted Pubs in Britain just in time for Halloween

As we barrel head long towards Halloween, there will be a seemingly endless barrage of haunted houses and horror movie premieres at everyone’s disposal in the coming days. Let’s not forget the traditional ‘lady of the lake’ story that seems to fluctuate from urban myth to “..no, it really happened to my brother, I promise“. […]

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Nothing screams Halloween like Psychoville

As we reported to you last Halloween, since 2010, there were but two bits of small screen greatness that were considered ‘must see TV’ during Halloween. The Simpsons Halloween Special and the 2010 ‘newcomer’ on the block from the brilliant minds of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton, the Psychoville Halloween Special. While the Simpsons continues […]

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Top-10 Haunted Pubs in Britain just in time for Halloween

As we barrel head long towards Halloween, there will be a seemingly endless barrage of haunted houses and horror movie premieres at everyone’s disposal in the coming days. Let’s not forget the traditional ‘lady of the lake’ story that seems to fluctuate from urban myth to “..no, it really happened to my brother, I promise“. […]

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The Secret of Crickley Hall – a BBC treat this Halloween

Airing this Halloween on BBC One, The Secret of Crickley Hall, adapted from the 2006 James Herbert novel and directed by Doctor Who writer Joe Ahearne, is a great treat (no trick). The haunted house horror tale stars Suranne Jones (Scott and Bailey, A Touch of Cloth), Tom Ellis (Miranda) and Douglas Henshall (Primeval, Doors […]

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Psychoville Halloween Special – one and done :(

Two bits of greatness that you could always count on to grace the small screen during Halloween have been The Simpsons Halloween Special and, last year’s classic newcomer, the brilliance of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton’s Psychoville Halloween Special. While the Simpsons has remained a staple of Halloween viewing for the past 20+ years, there […]

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Something wicked this way comes….Psychoville 2 is here!

….at least in the UK, anyway. The long-awaited second series of British comedy greatness is, at long last, upon us with the return of Psychoville, tonight at 10:00pm on BBC Two. Co-creator, Steve Pemberton has entered the social media world with this blog post to talk directly to fans of the series and explain a […]

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