Reece Shearsmith

Season 2, Episode 4


Taking a break from trying on wigs for the new series of ‘Inside No. 9’, Reece Shearsmith joins Robin and Josie to talk all things horror. There’s talk of books of horror movie history, Stephen King, talking mongooses called Gef and everything else horrific in between.


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Reading List

Reece recommends:

The Movie Treasury: Horror Movies by Alan Frank

Usborne Guide to the Supernatural World by Eric Maple, Lynn Myring and Eliot Humberstone

Dark Carnival: The Secret World of Tod Browning by David Skal

Tod Browning’s books of freaks

Very Special People by Frederick Drimmer

Creepshow by Stephen King

The Unexplained magazines

Night Shift by Stephen King

The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe

Dracula by Bram Stoker

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories by Christine Bernard

The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe

The Hamlyn Book of Horror by Daniel Farson

A Simple Plan by Scott Smith

Robin recommends:

The Glass Teat by Harlan Ellison

Shatterday by Harlan Ellison

Renegade by Mark E. Smith

The Monster Club by R. Chetwynd-Haynes

Dead Funny edited by Robin Ince and Johnny Mains

The Spear by James Herbert

Lost Hearts by M.R. James

Fallen Idol by Graham Greene

Josie recommends:

Tales of Mystery comics

The short stories of Stephen King

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