Tobe Hooper gets the Horror Channel treatment

The Horror Channel celebrates the films of iconic director Tobe Hooper win an exclusive interview plus screenings of ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’, ‘Eaten Alive’, ‘Salem’s Lot’, ‘Freddy’s Nightmares’ (No More Mr. Nice Guy) and his 2004 remake of ‘The Toolbox Murders’.

Tobe Hooper: Director’s night Special edition will run over two nights – Thurs 31st March and Friday 1st April and features an interview by Emily Booth, filmed when the director was guest of honour at FrightFest 2010. The interview will run in two parts, the first, focussing on ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’, will run following ‘Salem’ Lot’ (Part 1) an the second, which turns attention on Hooper’s life, will follow ‘Salem’s Lot’ (Part 2).

The full line-up is as follows:

Thurs 31st March
21:00 STEPHEN KING’S SALEM’S LOT (1979) – Part 1
22.55 THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE (1974)
00:50 FREDDY’S NIGHTMARES (1988) – Ep 1: More Mr. Nice Guy

Fri 1st April
21:00 STEPHEN KING’S SALEM’S LOT (1979) – Part 2
22:55 EATEN ALIVE (1977)
00:50 TOOLBOX MURDERS (2004)

The Horror Channel is on Sky 319 / Virgin 149 / Freesat 138
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