Looking Back – Pre-Halloween Special: ‘The Woman in Black’ (1989)

My first memories of Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black were not from the long-running stage play nor the film starring Daniel Radcliffe. Instead, my first memories of the classic ghost story were through the TV spots for the UK adaptation that were so chilling, they caused many sleepless nights. First broadcast on Christmas Eve 1989, though rarely repeated since, The Woman in Black stars Adrian Rawlins as Arthur … Continue reading Looking Back – Pre-Halloween Special: ‘The Woman in Black’ (1989)

The Woman in Black – 3.5/5 stars

Let’s get one thing straight – I don’t do horror films. They don’t turn my key and I’m a pussy.  So the idea of watching an adaptation of a famous ghost story was not the most appealing idea.  Especially as I had sleepless nights when I was seven years old after watching the TV spots for the 1989 ITV film.  It scared the bejesus out … Continue reading The Woman in Black – 3.5/5 stars