August is Frigtfest season on the Horror Channel

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To celebrate FrightFest 2018, taking place in London during the August Bank Holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival hits.

Amongst the twenty-six fear-filled favourites, the channel will air four UK TV premieres: Simeon Halligan’s ‘terror-torial’ home invasion shocker WHITE SETTLERS; Jeff Maher’s crowd-pleasingly ghoulish orgy of sex and gore BED OF THE DEAD; Chad Archibald’s breath-choking supernatural thriller THE DROWNSMAN; and the hauntingly sinister NIGHTWORLD, directed by Patricio Valladares and starring horror icon Robert Englund.

Plus, the channel is broadcasting three network premieres; Alberto Marini’s sly and witty scaremonger SUMMER CAMP; Bernard Rose’s FRANKENSTEIN, a stylishly smart update of the classic myth, starring Xavier Samuel, Danny Huston, Carrie-Anne Moss and Tony Todd, plus RUPTURE, a surreally spooky sci-fi horror from Steven Shainberg (Secretary), starring Noomi Rapace.

The double bills airing every night from 9pm from August 17th – 29th also feature FrightFest crowd-pleasing classics such as the pulsating, blood-soaked ‘80s homage TURBO KID; Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer’s stunning contemporary occult tale of Hollywood ambition, STARRY EYES; the terrifying anthology V/H/S, which pushes the genre in a fresh direction; Lowell Dean’s rage-fuelled WOLFCOP; Franck Khalfoun’s superior psychological horror MANIAC starring Elijah Wood; and Paul Hyett’s hairy horror and bloody action adventure HOWL, starring Ed Speleers, Shauna Macdonald and Sean Pertwee.

Here’s the schedule –

Friday 17th August – Summer Camp – 9pm

Saturday 18th August – Frankenstein (2015) – 9pm

Saturday 18th August – Radius – 11:50pm

Sunday 19th August – White Settlers – 9pm – UK TV premiere

Sunday 19th August – The Lesson (2015) – 11:40pm

Monday 20th August – Cherry Tree (2015) – 9pm

Monday 20th August – Maniac (2012) – 10:45pm

 Tuesday 21st August – The Possession (2012) – 9pm

 Tuesday 21st August – Some Kind Of Hate (2015) – 10:55pm

 Wednesday 22nd August – Curse Of Chucky (2013) – 9pm

Wednesday 22nd August – Turbo Kid (2015) – 10:55pm

Thursday 23rd August – The Strangers (2008) – 9pn

Thursday 23rd August – Honeymoon (2014) – 10:40pm

 Friday 24th August – Bed Of the Dead (2016) *UK TV Premiere – 9pm

 

 

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