The BBC have released details of a new 3 part series entitled A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss.

In the series Gatiss will explore the Hollywood Horrors of the 30s and 40s, the reinterpretation of the horror genre in the 50s and the birth of the zombie and slasher films in the late 60s and 70s. He will also be meeting key film makers along the way.
Details on interviewees who make the final cut as I hear them!

A long time horror and science fiction fan, Gatiss is noted for his starring role in League Of Gentlemen and recent success with Steven Moffat in the creation of Sherlock for the BBC. He also writes for Dr Who and starred in the live 2005 remake of the classic sci-fi serial The Quatermass Experiment.

A History Of Horror With Mark Gatiss is scheduled to screen autumn 2010/winter 2011 on BBC 4.
Read the full BBC press release.

Acclaimed writer, actor and presenter Mark Gatiss poses in front of the 'Psycho' house

Acclaimed writer, actor and presenter Mark Gatiss poses in front of the 'Psycho' house. ©BBC Press Office 2010