The Double Theme for this Term’s Screenings

Hi all,

Following some discussion on this matter last term, which culminated in our wonderful trip to the British Library’s exhibition on The Gothic, we will be screening some films focusing on The Double this term.


We begin with The Dark Mirror (Robert Siodmak, 1946, 85 mins) on the 26th of January, 5-7pm, Jarman 7. An introduction to this film will be posted soon.

As ever, all are welcome to attend our screening and discussion sessions. More information on other films to be screened this term will be available in due course.

The Gothic on BBC 4

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Those interested in the news of the British Library’s exciting exhibition on The Gothic can explore it further with some programmes currently on BBC iPlayer, and available for just under a month.

Melodrama BBC and British Library

The Art of Gothic: Britain’s Midnight Hour

Dan Cruickshank and the Family That Built Gothic Britain


Exhibition on The Gothic at The British Library, 3rd of October-20th of January

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The British Library’s exhibition Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination invites us to ‘explore our fascination with the mysterious, the terrifying and the macabre!’ It runs from the 3rd of October 2014 until the 20th of January 2015. The British Library’s website has more information:–the-gothic-imagination

The Melodrama Research Group hopes to visit this Exhibition – probably in November. More details of the proposed trip will be posted when available.