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2008-09-10 00:00:16

Hundreds of people gathered in the grounds of Thornton Abbey Gatehouse to watch a spine-chilling Illyria Theatre Company production. As sunset approached on Sunday, the spooky tale of the Hound of the Baskervilles was acted out, with the atmospheric listed building as the backdrop. A sellout crowd of more than 200 people, sat under the stars with their torches and picnic baskets, trying not to get the jitters. Members of the award-winning Illyria Theatre Company took to the stage, for...

2008-07-03 09:00:50

By Arifa Akbar Arts Correspondent Sherlock Holmes, the pipe-smoking Victorian super-sleuth with a penchant for drugs, is to become the subject of a face-off by two Hollywood studios which are both bringing out films about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's literary hero. In one camp is Columbia Pictures, which has announced the making of an as yet untitled comedy starring Sacha Baron Cohen as Holmes and Will Ferrell as his sidekick, Watson. Squaring up to Columbia is Warner Brothers, whose Guy...


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Hellhound
2013-10-07 06:39:39

A hellhound is a supernatural canine that is found in folklore and mythology in almost every culture around the world. It is said that some guard the entrances of the dead like grave yards and burial grounds and are often associated with the afterlife. It is also thought that if you see a hellhound or hear it howl, it is an omen of death. Some are claimed to hunt souls or guard supernatural treasures. A term used for describing a hellhound is “Bearer of Death”. They were believed to...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'