The Shadow Over Innsmouth

In this little podcast series we explore the tradition of watching horror movies and creature features back to back. We discover the origins of the the double bill, and how it evolced in early cinema. We learn how pairing up two old horror flicks became box office gold, and how the tradtion would later to transfer to television, giving birth to the horror host, and fondly remembered TV slots such as Shock Theatre in the US and the BBC2 Late Night Horror Double Bills in the UK.

The Shadow Over Innsmouth - Introduction
We are about to embark on the most ambitious reading Mr Jim Moon has so far attempted - the classic novella The Shadow Over Innsmouth by HP Lovecraft. In this episode we introduce the tale which will follow in five chapters over the next month!

The Shadow Over Innsmouth Chapter 1
The first chapter of HP Lovecraft's classic novella of the Cthulhu Mythos! We begin our journey in Arkham...

The Shadow Over Innsmouth Chapter 2
In the second chapter, our hero reaches the legend-haunted seaport of Innsmouth...

The Shadow Over Innsmouth Chapter 3
In this chapter our hero hears strange and troubling tales of Innsmouth's shadowed history...

Our hero wishes to leave the benighted town and return to the sanity of Arkham... But sinister forces in the town have other plans for him...

The Shadow Over Innsmouth Chapter 5
Our hero's adventures in Innsmouth might be in the past... But thanks to the endless tides on the sea's dead floor, the past never stays buried for long...

The Shadow Over Innsmouth - Reflections
In this epic length episode, Mr Jim Moon delves into the mysterious history of Innsmouth. We uncover what inspired this tale, the origins of the Deep Ones, its links to other tales of the Cthulhu Mythos, and about the life and times of HP Lovecraft himself.

Innsmouth at the movies
In the final part of our long running saga investigating horrors from the deeps, Mr Jim Moon nets a shoal of movies that owe something to The Shadow Over Innsmouth by HP Lovecraft. The movies are Island of the Fishmen AKA Screamers (1979), Humanoids from the Deep (1980), Dagon (2001), Cthulhu (2005) and Cold Skin (2017)

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