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Tony Earnshaw is a prolific British journalist specialising in film with books, monographs, CD booklets, DVD extras and with thousands of reviews, interviews and other articles to his name.
He is the author of the books An Actor and a Rare One - Peter Cushing as Sherlock Holmes, Beating the Devil - The Making of Night of the Demon, Made in Yorkshire (with Jim Moran), The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark (as editor), Studies in the Horror Film: Tobe Hooper's Salem's Lot (as editor) and Under Milk Wood Revisited: The Wales of Dylan Thomas (with Mark Davis).
Monographs as editor include Jack Cardiff: Painter with Light, Om Puri: Soul of India, Shah Rukh Khan: Baadshah, Eric Portman, Landscape of Terror: A Tribute to Lawrence Gordon Clark, Putting the "Grand" in Guignol: A Centenary Tribute to Peter Cushing and "Good as Bread": A Tribute to Stanley Baker.
His work has appeared in scores of magazines all around the world including the Yorkshire Post Magazine, Sight & Sound, Cinema Retro, Film Review, Starburst, Scarlet Street, Diabolique, Little Shoppe of Horrors, Fangoria, Hammer Horror, Profile, Gamesman, Flicks, Absolute Leeds, ArtScene, .cent, Impact, Star Wars: The Official Magazine.
Since 1995 he has been the film critic for The Yorkshire Post. He has also served in the same capacity for Yorkshire Television and, latterly, BBC Radio Leeds. His TV work has involved several shows for Yorkshire Television including Tonight, Live Lunch, New Visions, The Buzz and Film Festival 2001. He has also contributed to BBC Breakfast, BBC Inside Out, Sky News, Film 2009, Channel 4's The 100 Greatest War Films and Sky's Ultimate Sci-Fi Top Ten: Robots.
He was Head of Film Programming at the National Media Museum (formerly the National Museum of Photography, Film & Television) in Bradford for 12 years and Artistic Director of Bradford International Film Festival.
In 2002 he founded the Fantastic Films Weekend and directed ten editions until 2011. In 2012 he founded FANTASTIQ - the Festival of Fantasy, Sc-Fi & Horror, which is held in Derby.
His blogsite is at https://antonyearnshaw.wordpress.com/