Exploring myth, magic, and landscape, he discusses stories based on Arthurian legend and Celtic mythology, such as Gawain and the Green Knight, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Excalibur, The Owl Service, and Children of the Stones; the legend of Tristan and Isolde in film; stories of sacrificial nature worship and ancient magical practices in Eye of the Devil, The Wicker Man, and Robin Redbreast; witchcraft in productions like The City of the Dead, Night of the Eagle, Witchcraft, The Witches, Theatre of Death, Witchfinder General
, Blood on SatanAEs Claw, Wakewood, and Murrain; the theme of Pan in The Devil Rides Out; classical mythology in The Gorgon and Clash of the Titans; fairies in Photographing Fairies; and the subversive aspect of pagan culture in PendaAEs Fen.
In what has become an ugly habit with Monbiot, and one I have noted before, he has enthusiastically adopted the role of Witchfinder General
Professor Stoyle added: "The world-famous witch trials at Salem, in colonial America, have been the subject of many books and films, as has the mass witch-hunt led by Matthew Hopkins - the so-called Witchfinder General
- in East Anglia in the UK between 1645 and 1647.
Chief Constable Mike Veale is not the witchfinder general
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30pm (Fri/Tue/Thu) NEWCASTLE CASTLE Castle Garth (0191 230 6300) Witchfinder General
+ Panel Discussion (18): Fri 7pm ODEON METROCENTRE, GATESHEAD Garden Walk, Metrocentre (0871 224 4007) A Hologram For The King (12A): Fri/Mon-Thu 10.
Apart from a few passing references to the King and Cromwell, however, it is solely concerned with the period's hysterical fear of witchcraft, and derives from works such as the film Witchfinder General
The series has previously analyzed Let the Right One In (2008) and Witchfinder General
(1968), and more recently The Descent (2005) and John Carpenter's The Thing (1982).
Although he was never appointed by Parliament, he gave himself the title of Witchfinder General
Kilfoyle had been the Witchfinder General
purging the Labour Party of the Militant Tendency.
(18) Reviled on release for sadistic violence, Vincent Price's historical horror is now a cult classic.
In the book, puritan writer Nehemiah Wallington described how Witchfinder General
Matthew Hopkins found "a coven of witches" and 19 women were hanged.