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Take Adam’s hand as he leads you through a strangely civilised rampage of revenge. We’ve landed on Hammer’s exquisitely entertaining 1951 thriller, ‘Cloudburst’ As well extolling the virtues of this criminally under-seen masterpiece of British cinema, we also have a tribute from Cev to our newest Hammer Hero, Sheila Burrell, a trip to the squared c…
 
We’re finally taking to the high seas for some equally high adventure featuring mystery, murder and mermaids! It’s also been a while since we’ve played some games so while we try and figure out Cardy Pipey, Adam unveils an utterly fiendish quiz. “The House Of Hammer Theme” and incidental music - written and produced by Cev Moore Artwork by Richard …
 
Melodrama is the name of the game in Hammer's 1951 offering To Have and to Hold. Ben gets himself ordained to lead us down the aisle. Adam makes us wish we could all choose different vows to the ones we took previously. Cev brings us a wonderful addition to our ever growing Hammer Hero room. And Smokey? He rants about horses. “The House Of Hammer T…
 
Smokey’s in the driving seat this time as the team take a look at Hammer’s 1951 drama, The Rossiter Case. And their opinions on the film itself may well surprise you… Ben lands a bullseye with his look at that most famous of pub pastimes - darts! Cev takes a look at the murky world of driving laws, and Smokey’s back with another request for “Help” …
 
Adam is your guide to room eighteen in The House Of Hammer, which contains a return engagement from the one and only Hy Hazell, who stars alongside Michael Medwin in comic-adventure story ‘The Lady Craved Excitement’ Cev’s on hand to continue the fascinating tale of Francis Searle, Adam explores the world of dodgy accents in films, Smokey ponders t…
 
Cev is at the door to welcome you, m’luds, as we take a gentlemanly stroll into the wilds of Hammer’s 1950 “comedy”, What The Butler Saw… Yes, yes, yes, your initial impressions that this is to be a peepshow-arama are well founded, but where exactly does the phrase “What The Butler Saw” actually come from? Who was Henry Mollison, otherwise known as…
 
Ben’s your butler this time, as he whisks you through the next room in The House Of Hammer! Our feature is 1950’s Someone At The Door directed by Francis Searle, and starring Michael Medwin, Hugh Latimer, Yvonne Owen, Danny Green and Garry Marsh. But is it a case of “Come right in” or “Let’s hide behind the sofa and pretend we’re not at home”? As w…
 
This week, Smokey guides you around not just a room, but entire lodging house… In lamplit London, a household is terrorised by the arrival of a sinister tenant who may have a very dark secret… Hammer’s 1950 thriller ‘Room To Let’ is the focus this time, so join the gang as they tell you all about the movie itself, some other dodgy lodgers in the wo…
 
Welcome along to room thirteen in The House Of Hammer, as your host, Adam, unlocks the door behind which resides a very special inhabitant… 1950’s The Man In Black is arguably the first real “Hammer” movie, but why? What makes it stand out? Could it be the fact that the whole plot hinges around MURDER BY YOGA? Could it be the presence of a diabolic…
 
Join Adam, Ben, Cev and Smokey (just… Smokey… like Santa… only with a smaller sack) as they whisk you through a very special Christmas room of The House Of Hammer! Find out which films have been our favourites of the year, which performers have stood alone (good or bad…), which has been the best pub of the year (?), and what they consider to be the…
 
Cev Moore is your guide this time as we visit the twelfth room in The House Of Hammer… It’s something of an ecclesiastical adventure, as we’re in the company of a holy sleuth on the trail of a mysterious murderer in Hammer’s 1949 movie ‘Meet Simon Cherry’… Along the way we’ll take a look at why the phenomenon of religious detectives was so popular,…
 
It’s all aboard for adventurous fun this time round as Ben guides you through Room 11 in The House Of Hammer! 1949’s ‘The Jack Of Diamonds’ sees an impoverished couple leasing their boat out to a treasure hunter in search of a WWII fortune, but is everything as it seems…? Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/househammerpod Follow us on Instagram…
 
It’s psychiatrist-turned-detective time, as Smokey, Adam, Ben and Cev ask you to look into their eyes, always in the eyes, nowhere else but the eyes, and lead you through a mesmerising adventure through Hammer’s 1949 mystery thriller - Dr Morelle: The Case Of The Missing Heiress! Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/househammerpod Follow us on I…
 
Welcome to room ten in the House Of Hammer, which is the home of one of Hammer’s most surprising delights… 1949’s ‘Celia: The Sinister Affair of Poor Aunt Nora’ Adam is your guide this time, as we introduce you to the “British Betty Grable”, tell you all about how old British money actually works, anoint an all-new “Hammer Hero”, and tell you all a…
 
It’s a bumper episode this time round, as Cev Moore guides you into room eight at The House Of Hammer, a police station no less, as Ben Taylorson, Smokey and Adam Roche talk you through the Hammer double-bill of screen adventures for one-time British phenomenon, PC 49! Hammer created two outings for the adventuring bobby: 1949’s ‘The Adventures Of …
 
In this episode, join Ben as he commanders the mutinous crew along the canals and estuaries and brooks and puddles and things, in search of not just illicit trade, but also a coherent plot… It’s time to buckle your swash, rabbit punch some bullets out of that gun, take a tipple at Del Boy’s bar and prepare yourselves for the GREATEST CINEMATIC FIGH…
 
This week, Smokey guides you around room seven in The House Of Hammer, which contains not just one inhabitant, but three! Yes, Hammer Studios produced a trio of movies starring Britain’s foremost detective of the 1940’s, Dick Barton, fresh from his radio success, and this week, Smokey, Ben, Cev and Adam will tell you all about them in this bumper e…
 
We’re in true crime territory this time, as in 1948, Hammer brought to the screen a very real case straight from the front pages! But just how far would they go in search of authenticity? As it turns out… TOO FAR! Hear all about the remarkable story behind 1948’s The Dark Road starring career criminal Stanley Thurston AS HIMSELF! What could possibl…
 
On we go to the 4th room in “The House Of Hammer”… Join your host for this outing, Cev Moore, as he guides you through 1947 murder mystery, ‘Death In High Heels’, featuring the most unfashionable house of fashion you’ve ever seen, rabbit curry all round, an ingenious murder plot and not-so-genius lothario… Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ho…
 
This week, Ben Taylorson guides you around room number three in the House Of Hammer: Sporting Love, a musical comedy set in the world of horse racing and the bankrupt upper classes, and starring Stanley Lupino, one of the great Lupino dynasty! We’ll tell you’ll about the film, as well as induct a new Hammer Hero, journey through a retrospective of …
 
In the second episode hear the story surrounding Hammer’s second movie: 1936’s ‘Song Of Freedom’ starring the one and only Paul Robeson! Hear all about why musicals really mattered during this period of cinema, the story of Paul Robeson himself, the introduction of another “Hammer Hero”, plus a discussion of that rarest of beasts… a HAMMER MUSICAL!…
 
Welcome to The House Of Hammer! Each fortnight, Adam Roche, Ben Taylorson, Cev Moore and Smokey walk you through each room in Hammer Film Productions’ vast legacy, examining the ‘Hammer Heroes’ who brought the films to life, the ‘History Of The Mystery’ behind the folklore surrounding the fantastical tales, the continuing story of Hammer itself, an…
 
The House Of Hammer Podcast - A Definitive Guide Of The Films, The Figures & The Folklore Of One Of The 20th Century’s Greatest Cinematic Legacies Brought to you by Adam Roche, Ben Taylorson, Cev Moore and Smokey Follow us now on Twitter at @househammerpod Email at shout@houseofhammerpodcast.comBy Adam Roche, Ben Taylorson, Cev Moore and Smokey
 
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