When they first worked together in The Curse of Frankenstein and Dracula, Peter Cushing was one of the most famous actors in Britain, while Christopher Lee was unknown.
For the next quarter of a century, these two killed each other again and again and became firm friends. As Christopher Lee became internationally famous, Peter Cushing gradually retired into a life of quiet obscurity. And yet neither quite lost their taste for blood…
Directed by Kate Webster and starring Simon Kane and Matthew Woodcock, The Gentlemen of Horror is at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden High Street at 7.30pm, Monday 13th January. Tickets: £7.50. For more information, why not visit Kate’s website here?
You can read an interview with the writer, James Goss (Doctor Who: Dead Air – audiobook of the year 2010), on the Horror Channel’s website here.