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Unrestricted View Horror Film Festival

30th October – 5th November


Back for a 2nd year! All tickets £8






3rd November 7pm

Dir: Andrew Bassett & Lilian Langston

79 mins, USA


After his father passes away in a car accident, Taylor is left a cabin in the remote wilderness of Montana, that unbeknownst to him, has been in his father’s family for over 30 years. He and his wife Ann decide to visit the cabin on their honeymoon when they must cancel their initial plans. Upon arrival, their neighbor Chuck becomes an unsettling presence with ulterior motives. Throughout their stay, Taylor struggles to find himself, Ann struggles to trust Chuck and Chuck crosses boundaries with the young couple.




3rd November 8.45pm  

Dir: Mark Kerins

78 mins, USA


A darkly comedic thriller about a group of high school friends on a road trip, who begin to turn on one another when they try to cover up a murder.




4th November 7.30pm

Dir: Christopher Griffiths  & Gary Smart

50 mins, UK


Seven strangers are invited to hear an inheritance at a remote location in the UK. All have no idea who and why their benefactor has invited them. However, when they arrive at the house, the fun and excitement of potentially winning £10,000,000 soon turns to horror as each of the guests is disposed of in a gory and horrific fashion. Who is the Host and what really is his offer?




4th November 8.45pm  

Dir: Marco Rosson

90 mins, Italy


Independent Italian horror Movie. Inspired by the classic Italian horror movies of the 70s and 80s.

A professor (Emma) goes to Voghera, a small town in Northern Italy. To study the story of the witch Shanda killed in the early 1800’s, on the bank of the river which takes her name.

The professor is enslaved by a magic spell which forces her to repeat the same day over and over. Every time she is killed and every time she has to start the day again.

Emma has to try to rid of this curse and break this loop.



4th November 12.15pm


En Passant  (Dir: Barron Hilton)

Deadline  (Dir: Tim Hanan)

The Last RoadKill  (Dir: Xavier Hamel)

Avulsion (Dir: Steven Boyle)

Captive  (Dir: Richard Kinsella)

Devil’s Track  (Dir: Michael Odmark)

Liz Drives  (Dir: Mia’kate Russell)

Drone  (Dir: Robert Duncan)



4th November 2pm


Gorge  (Dir: Max Seiler)

The Scottish Play  (Dir: Henry Steedman)

The Flytipper  (Dir: Marc Coleman)

American Zombies  (Dir: Joe Bowes)

Balloon  (Dir: Mitchell Slan)

From Hell She Rises  (Dir: Ama Lea)

Alive  (Dir: Claudio Laparade)

Arachne  (Dir: Dave Lojek)

Your Appraisal  (Dir: Nicholas Vince)



4th November 3.45pm


A.R.G. (Dir: James Penland)

What Metal Girls are into  (Dir: Laurel Vail)

Injurious Nightmare  (Dir: Tonny Vanderavert)

The Goatman of Kananaskis  (Dir: Tristin Deveau)

Stolen  (Dir: Damon Rickard)

Prey  (Dir: Sunny King)

Your Date is Here  (Dir: Todd Spence & Zak White)

Not Today  (Dir: Tom Watts)



4th November 5.30pm


Laundry Night  (Dir: Kevin Gullberg)

Claire & Bruno: A Story of Love & Fresh Meat  (Dir: Lionel DelaBarre)

Long Gone  (Dir: Dan Douglas)

Chateau Sauvignon: Terrior  (Dir: David E. Munz-Maire)

Holy F**K  (Dir: Christian Chalklen)

Cruel is The Night  (Dir: Alan Deprez)

The Dark Hunger  (Dir: Anthony Williams)

Still  (Dir: Sabine Lang)




5th November 12.15pm

Dir: Steve De Roover

95 mins, Belgium


The feature-length documentary ‘Forgotten Scares’ goes back to the birth of Flemish horror in the ’70s and shines a bright light on the future of horror in Belgium. The viewer gets a chance to discover long forgotten – and even unfinished – genre gems and learn in-depth info about underrated ‘splatter and gore’-fests, post-apocalyptic movies, slasher-films, nazisploitation, women-in-prison and other fantastical Flemish genre benders through the eyes of the directors, producers, composers, principal actors and genre experts. ‘Forgotten Scares’ is illustrated by rare behind the scene footage, classic film scenes, production stills, promotional art and even never before seen videos out of the vaults of the filmmakers.



5th November 2pm


The Waves  (Dir: Attila Csak)

Jack O’Lantern  (Dir: Erik LeDrew)

Fragile  (Dir: Federico Russotto)

The Candle  (Dir: Rene Ashton)

The Veiled  (Dir: Joshua Long)

The Ex  (Dir: Martin Stocks & Gareth Brown)

Echoes of The Passed  (Dir: Scott Lyus)

The Baby’s Crying  (Dir: Bob Pipe)




5th November 4pm


Turn Left (Dir: Bob Pipe)

Cry it out (Dir: John Klein)

The Madame in Black  (Dir: Jarno Vinsencius)

The Servant  (Dir: Farnoosh Abedi)

Wicked Conclusions  (Dir: Phillip G. Carroll Jr)

The Sandman Wakes  (Dir: Benedict Jewer)

For Sarah  (Dir: Alexandre Magnien)

Delicatesson  (Dir: Fenglin Chen)



UK Premiere  


5th November 6pm

Dir: Carl Medland

101 mins, UK


Laura, suffering horrific night terrors and sleep paralysis, believes the sinister spirit haunting her is the ghost of her mother. Scared and desperate, she reaches out to the spiritualist to host a seance with her friends. Everyone is terrorized as the entity makes them all confront their worst fears.











The Very Perry Show

7th – 11th November 2017– Tues to Sat

at 7.30pm and Sat mat at 3.00pm £8.50


The cleanest show in town folks. Featuring a pair of glasses, a wooden spoon a can of WD40. A happy hour of funny monologues inspired by people Perry has ‘collected’. An Amish woman with Shoofly Pie envy, an unhinged documentary maker, a pious pigeon fancier, a celebrity obsessed pensioner, a short-sighted butcher and a six year old ‘entertaining’ a captive audience on a long distance flight.  Perry’s hilarious sketches have enthralled audiences on BBC R4, London, Dublin, Edinburgh and San Francisco. See it before it goes to Broadway in November!

Written and performed by Kate Perry



The Wily Widow

28th Nov – 9th Dec 2017


Tues – Sat Evening ( Sat Mat) 7.30 & 2.30pm ( 2 hour play with interval)  £15 and £12 for groups of 5 or more


Newly widowed, Ilaria returns home to Venice after an absence of twenty five years. Dilemmas in business and love quickly arise. Will she raise her game and resolve them in time? A new play in two acts by Silvia Di Marco and Stefania Montesolaro.

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The Hen & Chickens Theatre Bar

109 St. Pauls Road, Highbury Corner, London, N1 2NA


Box Office:  Click here or on the title below for a direct link




Profile of The Hen & Chickens here Horror Film Festival


Read our interviews with four of the film makers here


Read our interview with comedienne Kate Perry on creating character here