Theatre of Blood (Douglas Hickox, UK, 1973)

The magnum opus of Vincent Price’s film career, this stylish, witty comedy horror boasts an irresistible premise, an inspired ensemble cast, fabulous music and first-rate production values.
— Radio Times

Vincent Price stars as Edward Lionheart: a Shakespearean actor who carries out elaborate (& gory) revenge on the critics who denied him his chance to shine in the limelight. An all-star cast of noted British thesps includes Robert Morely, Diana Rigg, Ian Hendry, Michael Horden, Coral Browne, Arthur Lowe, Denis Price, Eric Sykes, and Diana Dorrs.

As chosen by the winning team of The Tufnell Park Film Club Spring Film Quiz.