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The UK’s Horror Channel is set to showcase three of David Cronenberg’s most defining films with a season that can’t fail to shock and awaken the senses. Shivers, Rabid and The Dead Zone all receive their Horror Channel premieres, exclusively introduced by top horror directors Simon Rumley (Red White & Blue), Sean Hogan (The Devil’s Playground) and Pascal Laugier (Martyrs). Sat Jan 12 @ 22:55 The season kicks off with the premiere of Shivers (1975), Cronenberg’s debut full-length feature that helped coined the phrase ‘Body Horror’. The infectious plot sees a parasite enter the bodies of people living in a Montreal apartment block and consequently turns them into libido driven, sex mad zombies. Clearly a fan of the genre, Cronenberg cast the unforgettable Hammer Horror siren Barbara Steele in what was to become one of the most iconic scenes in the film. Sat Jan 19 @ 22.55 Next up is the premiere »

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