Peter Cushing: Behind the Camera celebrates the life and work of one of our finest actors. Known to many as Baron Frankenstein, his career spanned so much more, including Sherlock Holmes, Dr Who and Star Wars.

The documentary mixes extracts from a rare radio interview recorded with Peter in 1986 with new contributions from some of those who knew him and worked with him, to bring a unique insight into his personality, his technique and his most famous roles.

During the film, Peter is joined by actors Christopher Lee, Madeline Smith, Judy Matheson and Derek Fowlds, Hammer Films runners Brian Reynolds and Phil Campbell, journalist Paul Welsh MBE and author Morris Bright MBE.


Peter Cushing – Radio interview recorded by Richard Edwards, May 1986

Christopher Lee – Actor, The Curse of Frankenstein, Dracula

 – Recorded at plaque dedication to Peter, Elstree Studios, 1996

Madeline Smith – Actress, The Vampire Lovers, Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Judy Matheson – Actress, The Twins of Evil

Derek Fowlds – Actor, Frankenstein Created Woman

Brian Reynolds – Runner, Hammer Films, The Vampire Lovers

Phil Campbell – Runner, Hammer Films, Fear in the Night

Paul Welsh MBE – Journalist, interviewed Peter many times and corresponded with him

Morris Bright MBE – Author and film historian

Our feature length documentary, Peter Cushing – In His Own Owrds (2018) is availab,ee to rent or buy from Amazon Prime Video and through our VOD channel.

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Peter Cushing – Behind the Camera. Documentary. Duration 31 minutes.