30 episodes

Terror at Collinwood is a podcast dedicated to the classic gothic television serial, Dark Shadows. The podcast explores and celebrates Dark Shadows’ storylines and characters, examining the show’s important place in gothic horror and pop culture history. Terror at Collinwood also features in-depth discussions and interviews with fans and creators. It is hosted by Penny Dreadful and her spectral guests.

Terror at Collinwood: A Dark Shadows Podcast Penny Dreadful XIII

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Terror at Collinwood is a podcast dedicated to the classic gothic television serial, Dark Shadows. The podcast explores and celebrates Dark Shadows’ storylines and characters, examining the show’s important place in gothic horror and pop culture history. Terror at Collinwood also features in-depth discussions and interviews with fans and creators. It is hosted by Penny Dreadful and her spectral guests.

    Terror at Collinwood Episode 30: Hermes Press Dark Shadows Books with Sabrina Herman

    Terror at Collinwood Episode 30: Hermes Press Dark Shadows Books with Sabrina Herman

    Since 2010, Hermes Press has been releasing high-quality collections and reprints of classic 60's and 70's Dark Shadows publications such as the Gold Key comics and story digest, the newspaper comic strips, and the Paperback Library novels. Managing Editor Sabrina Herman stops by the podcast to talk about the origins of DS at Hermes, the work that goes into putting these books together, and she even drops some tantalizing hints about potential future Hermes Press Dark Shadows books!

    • 35 min
    Terror at Collinwood Episode 29: The Gothic World-Building of Dark Shadows with Dr. Andrew Higgins

    Terror at Collinwood Episode 29: The Gothic World-Building of Dark Shadows with Dr. Andrew Higgins

    Dr. Andrew Higgins is a respected J.R.R. Tolkien scholar and longtime Dark Shadows fan who wrote the essay “The Gothic World-Building of Dark Shadows" for the publication, Exploring Imaginary Worlds: Essays on Media, Structure, and Subcreation. He visits Terror at Collinwood for a fun and insightful discussion about transmedia world-building, the primary vs. the secondary world, formalism, canon vs. non-canon, how spin-off media and fandom enriches and informs story worlds, and much more! Other topics include J.R.R. Tolkien, Andrew's memories of Dark Shadows, the story that inspired the use of I-Ching on DS, Angelique's confusing timeline, Grayson Hall, 1795, 1840, and much more!

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Terror at Collinwood Episode 28: Running Home to Shadows with Jim Beard

    Terror at Collinwood Episode 28: Running Home to Shadows with Jim Beard

    This episode features a discussion with editor and writer Jim Beard who, along with Charles R. Rutledge, edited the new book Running Home to Shadows: Memories of TV’s First Supernatural Soap from Today’s Grown-Up Kids from Becky Books. We talk about the book, its contents, how the project came together, and about Jim and his wife Becky's history with Dark Shadows and classic horror movies. This spirited conversation touches on many topics, including Sir Graves Ghastly, Batman, Kolchak, the Planet of the Apes fiction anthology, a proposed Dark Shadows fiction anthology, Universal and Hammer horror, pulp heroes and, of course, running home from school to watch Dark Shadows

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Terror at Collinwood Episode 27: 55th Anniversary of Jonathan Frid’s 1st appearance as Barnabas Collins w/ David Selby, Mary O’Leary, Nancy Kersey, Will McKinley

    Terror at Collinwood Episode 27: 55th Anniversary of Jonathan Frid’s 1st appearance as Barnabas Collins w/ David Selby, Mary O’Leary, Nancy Kersey, Will McKinley

    This special episode of Terror at Collinwood is a celebration of the 55th anniversary of Jonathan Frid’s first appearance as Barnabas Collins on Dark Shadows! The show opens with a delightful discussion featuring special guest David Selby, who portrayed the iconic Quentin Collins in Dark Shadows. Following the interview, there’s a fun and spirited chat with special guests Mary O’Leary, Nancy Kersey and Will McKinley, who worked with Jonathan Frid in the development of his one-man shows in the 1980’s era. Finally, the episode concludes with a rare and exciting recording of Jonathan Frid reading Dead Call by author William F. Nolan, featuring music by David Christenberry/RaveDave60 Music. This episode is dedicated to the memory of Kay Fry.

    • 1 hr 42 min
    Terror at Collinwood Episode 26: 1897 Addendum

    Terror at Collinwood Episode 26: 1897 Addendum

    This short episode kicks off with a tribute to the late Mitchell Ryan from Jeff Owens and Richard Chamberlain of the 'Classic Horrors Club' podcast! After that, Penny examines some possibilities about what might have taken place before Barnabas changed history in 1897.

    • 19 min
    Terror at Collinwood Episode 25: The 1897 Storyline with Joe Escobar

    Terror at Collinwood Episode 25: The 1897 Storyline with Joe Escobar

    The iconic and beloved 1897 storyline garnered Dark Shadows its highest ratings when it originally aired in 1969. Longtime DS fan and editor of the online eZine 'The Collins Mausoleum', Joe Escobar, visits the podcast to discuss this mega-popular set of episodes. Stay tuned until the end for tributes to the late Mitchell Ryan from Rob and Phyllis Floyd of the 'Fantasmo After Dark' podcast and Jule Saynes of the 'Resident of Collinwood' YouTube podcast.

    • 1 hr 47 min

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1 Rating

AndyHBrightonUK ,

Fantastic Dark Shadows Podcast

Thank you Penny Dreadful for a brilliant podcast that offers excellent forensic analysis of the Dark Shadows episodes - really great insights and exploration of the Dark Shadows world.

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