Mary Shelley's novel asked questions about the human condition that are more relevant today than ever.
Much like the fictitious Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's novel, more and more scientists are running away from their real-life creations.
All the popular monsters you'll see out trick-or-treating, from Frankenstein to Dracula, were born out of fear and anxiety about change and technology.
Mary Shelley’s diaries reveal that in 1814 she attended a lecture that Andrew Crosse, “thunder and lightning man”, delivered in London.
As new zombie TV spin-off Fear the Walking Dead premieres, why have these creatures ruled the horror roost for so long?