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Last Sunday one of horrors finest passed away at the age of 93: Christopher Lee, the star of hundreds of horror films, the face of Hammer and still the best ever on screen Dracula sadly passed away, and the Horror Channel are putting on a night to honour him.

Here’s the press release:

Horror Channel to broadcast ‘Christopher Lee Night’ on Thurs 2nd July.

Horror Channel are clearing the post 9pm schedules on Thursday 2nd July for a ‘Christopher Lee Night’ in tribute to the great actor and horror Icon’s recent death. The films to be screened are:

9pm – THE DEVIL RIDES OUT (1968)

10.55pm – DRACULA, PRINCE OF DARKNESS (1966)

12.45am – SCARS OF DRACULA (1970)

2.35am – TO THE DEVIL A DAUGHTER (1976)

Stewart Bridle, Horror Channel’s manager said today: “’We feel the movies chosen for the night represent some of his most iconic characters and performances during his time with Hammer Films and in the horror genre. Watching these you realise why he was so highly respected as a fantastic character actor who could both be a stoic hero and also a terrifying villain. He will be greatly missed but he lives on through his amazing legacy of movies”.

TV: Sky 319 / Virgin 149 / Freesat 138 | Freeview 70

Matt Wavish

Matt WavishA keen enthusiast and collector of all horror and extreme films. I can be picky as i like quality in my horror. This doesn't necessarily mean it has to be a classic, but as long as it has something to impress me then i'm a fan. I watch films by the rule that if it doesn't bring out some kind of emotive response then it aint worth watching.

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