Exeter filmmaker Ashley Thorpe has Dough Bradley, Pinhead from Hellraiser, plus Nicholas Vince of Hellraiser and Nightbreed as voices in his The Hairy Hands film, along with Sam Burgess and BBC Radio Devon’s Jo Loosemore
The high-pitched horror of Ashley Thorpe’s The Screaming Skull will get an airing at top independent film festival Raindance, on Thursday, October 8, at the Apollo West End Cinema, Lower Regent street, London.
Ashley Thorpe’s fourth Penny Dreadful animation, The Hairy Hands, which is based on the Devon legend, is due to have the script and budget signed off by South West Screen on June 15, but there is still concern that the name may alienate audiences outside the Devon region.
The vanguard of the revival of modern British horror, Ashley Thorpe of Carrion Films -he of Scayrecrow fame, winner of independent filmmaker of the year award and traveller to Cannes (to name but three) will be on Jo Loosemore’s The Review on BBC Radio Devon tonight between (Thursday, May 7) 6pm and 7pm.
Ashley Thorpe’s Scayrecrow is making a continental journey with a visit to Cannes’ Short Film Corner in this year’s Festival de Cannes.