Electric Sheep Podcast: Exploring The Lair of the White Worm

Electric Sheep Podcast: Exploring The Lair of the White Worm

In a panel discussion recorded at The Horse Hospital arts club after a screening of Ken Russell’s lurid Bram Stoker adaptation, The Lair of the White Worm, Mark Pilkington discusses the film with BFI Flipside programmers Vic Pratt and Will Fowler, touching on issues of the legend of the Lambton Worm, titillation in absurdity in British cinema and Russell’s three picture deal with Vestron Pictures in the 1980s.

Still from The Lair of the White Worm by Ken Russell

Still from The Lair of the White Worm by Ken Russell

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Links: Wikipedia pages on the Lambton Worm and The Lair of the White Worm
Review of the event at filmlandempire.blogspot.co.uk
Russell reviews in Electric Sheep Magazine

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