The past century’s vampires have often been a bit dashing, even romantic. That’s not how the myth started out.
Wild coastlines, rich folklore and a sense that it’s a place unto itself, at once England and not, has made Cornwall the ideal setting for Gothic tales.
Did vampires ever really exist? The myth is likely related to a medical condition with symptoms that may explain many elements of centuries-old vampire folklore.
And every one of them has a happy ending.
The latest version of the Gothic vampire chiller is brought to you with the trademark humour of writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss.
Ever since Dracula was born in the late 19th century, every age gets the vampire it deserves.
One of the reasons the myth of vampires endures and captures the popular imagination is that vampires are a powerful metaphor for a wide range of cultural practices and social problems.
New research is uncovering medieval legends about the undead in Britain.
Gothic fiction has become the ideal genre for exploring the grotesque, frightening aspects of coming of age. And disruptive girls with supernatural powers have replaced the passive heroines of old.
Other than church, the pipe organ is often perceived as belonging in horror movies. But there’s more to the instrument that spans most musical genres.
As new zombie TV spin-off Fear the Walking Dead premieres, why have these creatures ruled the horror roost for so long?
He was the best of the Draculas, an Anglo-European vampire who could be tragic and sensuous at the same time.