A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss

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A History of Horror is a 2010 three-part documentary series made for the BBC by British writer and actor Mark Gatiss. It is a personal exploration of the history of horror film, inspired by Gatiss's lifelong enthusiasm for the genre.

A History of Horror is a 2010 three-part documentary series made for the BBC by British writer and actor Mark Gatiss. It is a personal exploration of the history of horror film, inspired by Gatiss's lifelong enthusiasm for the genre.

Original Release

10/11/2010 on BBC

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Cast

Mark Gatiss Self - Presenter
John Carpenter Self
Michael Roberts Compere
Gunnar Hansen Leatherface
Marilyn Burns Sally Hardesty
Ellen Burstyn Chris MacNeil
Martin Balsam Det. Milton Arbogast
John Cassavetes Self / Guy Woodhouse
Mercedes McCambridge Demon
Bud Abbott Chick Young
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Frankenstein Goes to Hollywood Monday, 11 October 2010
2 Home Counties Horror Monday, 18 October 2010
3 The American Scream Monday, 25 October 2010

Directors

John Das, Rachel Jardine

Writers

Mark Gatiss

Cast

Mark Gatiss Self - Presenter
John Carpenter Self
Michael Roberts Compere
Gunnar Hansen Leatherface
Marilyn Burns Sally Hardesty
Ellen Burstyn Chris MacNeil
Martin Balsam Det. Milton Arbogast
John Cassavetes Self / Guy Woodhouse
Mercedes McCambridge Demon
Bud Abbott Chick Young
Lou Costello Wilbur Grey
Boris Karloff The Monster / Morgan / Cabman John Gray
Bela Lugosi Count Dracula / Ygor / Joseph
Glenn Strange The Frankenstein Monster
Ruth Gordon Self / Minnie Castevet
Vincent Price Self / Prince Prospero / Matthew Hopkins
Basil Rathbone Baron Wolf von Frankenstein
Melvyn Douglas Roger Penderel
Jamie Lee Curtis Laurie Strode
Fredric March Dr. Henry Jekyll / Mr. Hyde

Producers

Michael Poole Executive Producer
John Das Producer
Matthew Thomas Producer
Rachel Jardine Producer

Editors

Glenn Rainton, Natasha Martin

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