Denis Meikle

Born: 1947 | Birthplace: Glasgow | Educated: Alleyn's School | Spouse: Jane | Children: Sarah, James | Resident: East Sussex

Published works: A HISTORY OF HORRORS-The Rise and Fall of the House of Hammer (1996), JACK THE RIPPER-The Murders and the Movies (2001), VINCENT PRICE-The Art of Fear (2002), JOHNNY DEPP-A Kind of Illusion (2004), THE RING COMPANION (2006), ROMAN POLANSKI-Odd Man Out (2007), MR MURDER-The Life and Times of Tod Slaughter (2019) |

Revised editions: A HISTORY OF HORRORS-large format (2011), MERCHANT OF MENACE-The Life and Films of Vincent Price (2015), ROMAN POLANSKI-The Horror Films (2016), HAMMER-The Haunted House of Horror (2018) |

Contributor to: The Dark Side magazine, Little Shoppe of Horrors magazine

The Life and Times of Tod Slaughter

From Hemlock Books: 
The fully-illustrated, definitive biography of Norman Carter 'Tod' Slaughter - Britain's FIRST horror star!

Exclusive to Hemlock Books, the first full-length biography of the 'Master of Melodrama' Tod Slaughter, famous for his barnstorming performances in Maria Marten: The Murder at the Red Barn and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. (Official Slaughter family approved - includes extensive extracts from Tod Slaughter's own unpublished autobiography.)  Hard or softcover.  280pp - 8 in colour.