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1 November 2009

Hammer in the media - Part 2

Sir Christopher Lee and Joanna Lumley in The

Legendary British film company Hammer Films has continued to be profiled heavily in the media this week in the wake of the launch of Hammer and

Idea Generation's Hammer Festival (details here

), and Christopher Lee receiving his Knighthood from the Prince of Wales.
Hammer was included in major features in UK newspapers The Independent (31st October - view the piece 

online); The Daily Mail (31st October - view online); as well as receiving mention in association with Lee's knighthood in most major papers. Hammer and Sir Christopher Lee also featured in a report on Sky News (watch here). Hammer actresses Valerie Leon and Madeline Smith also appeared on BBC Radio 2's Jonathan Ross show on 31st October talking Hammer Glamour (listen to the show online


There are also two pieces on BBC News online. An interview with Hammer Glamour cover star and

Tweetenstein guest tweeter Madeline Smith (read here), and a short piece in which Marcus Hearn describes the background to two classic Hammer posters (here


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