Classic Hammer Horror heads to BritBox

Next month the streaming service opens the vaults to some of the classic scariest movies around from the house of Hammer.

Making their debut on BritBox from 25th October viewers can enjoy the ‘Classic Hammer Horror Collection

A Victorian scientist tests a serum that transforms him into a sensuous murderess in Doctor Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1971) Starring Ralph Bates, Martine Beswick and Gerald Sim while in Frankenstein Created Woman (1967) Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg and Thorley Walters star in the movie that sees the reanimated Baron Frankenstein transfer the soul of an executed young man into the body of his lover, prompting her to kill the men who wronged them.

The Nanny (1965) is the story of Joey Fane, a young boy who believes that the nanny killed his sister but nobody believes him until the nanny tries to kill Joey and Joey’s aunt. Starring Bette Davis, Wendy Craig and Jill Bennett.

Rasputin, an evil monk, possessed with strange powers of healing, goes to St. Petersburg to fulfil his evil ambitions in Rasputin, The Mad Monk (1966). He influences people using his powers and gains a place in the palace. Starring Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley and Richard Pasco.

Then in The Reptile (1966) in a Cornish village, various locals die from mysterious snake bites. The coroner rules the deaths as heart attacks, until a family of newcomers starts an investigation. Starring Noel Willman, Jennifer Daniel and Ray Barrett and in Scars of Dracula (1970) after a bat’s blood drops on his ashes, Dracula rises to trouble Simon and Sarah, a couple on a lookout for Paul, who had mysteriously disappeared a while back. Starring Christopher Lee, Dennis Waterman and Jenny Hanley.

Following a horrifying experience with the occult in Africa, a schoolteacher moves to a small English village in The Witches (1966), only to discover that black magic resides there as well. Starring Joan Fontaine, Kay Walsh and Alec McCowan.

Starring Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee and Honor Blackman To The Devil a Daughter (1976) sees an American occult novelist battle to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth.

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