Gorbals Vampire, The [Radio Scotland]

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20100503

Novelist Louise Welsh investigates how a comic book vampire brought horror to Glasgow's South Side, and its impact on Britain's censorship laws.

Louise Welsh investigates the Glasgow vampire hunt that changed Britain's censorship law.

20101031

Louise Welsh investigates the Glasgow vampire hunt that changed Britain's censorship law.

20100330

20100330

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20160925 (RS)

In September 1954 hundreds of Glasgow schoolchildren crowded into a Gorbals graveyard to hunt for a Vampire with Iron Teeth. Novelist Louise Welsh discovers how the "Gorbals Vampire" led to a change in Britain's censorship laws.