Craig Johnson’s earliest memory of horror cinema was watching Universal’s Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman on BBC2 with his father in the 1970s; a film which ignited an abiding love of the genre that lasts to this day.
A self-confessed horror addict, encompassing both cinema and literature, he cites Val Lewton, Mario Bava, Ramsey Campbell and Thomas Ligotti among his influences.
After studying theatre at Brunel University, Craig founded The Pandemonium Circus Theatre Company, which staged productions on the London fringe. After taking a break from the arts he returned in 2013 as creator and producer of the annual Ghost Stories for Christmas charity fundraiser in Brighton.
Alongside with his friend and frequent collaborator John Paul Fitch, Craig co-hosts the soon to be launched "Horror Double Bill' podcast. This is his eighth year of producing and performing Ghost Stories for Christmas.
Corinne Strickett trained as an actor at The Poor School in London and went on to do a Masters degree in dramatherapy at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
She works as a professional actor in theatre, film and audio drama and has worked on three feature films and a large body of award winning short films . Her theatre work includes Isabel in Attagirls at the Bread and Roses Theatre in Clapham, Crossing at the Hen and Chickens Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe Festival and two plays for Get Over It Productions at the Chiswick Playhouse. She has also had lead roles in Stepping Out, Kindertransport and Colder than Here all at the Chesil Theatre in Winchester.
This is her fifth year of performing with Craig Johnson in Ghost Stories for Christmas at the Lantern Theatre in Brighton.
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