18 certificateThe Flesh and the Fiends is a Film programme that first aired in 1960 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

The Flesh and the Fiends is a 4 star programme


The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)

Directed by
John Gilling

Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Robert Knox (Peter Cushing) needs cadavers for his research into the workings of the human body; local ne'er-do-wells Burke and Hare find ways to provide him with fresh specimens.

Written by

Also known as "Mania"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1960

4/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Black and White


Image for Peter CushingPeter Cushing...Dr. Robert Knox
June Laverick...Martha Knox
Image for Donald PleasenceDonald Pleasence...William Hare
George Rose...William Burke
Renee Houston...Helen Burke
Dermot Walsh...Dr. Geoffrey Mitchell
Billie Whitelaw...Mary Patterson
John Cairney...Chris Jackson
Melvyn Hayes...Daft Jamie
June Powell...Maggie O'Hara
Andrew Faulds...Inspector McCulloch
Philip Leaver...Dr. Elliott
George Woodbridge...Dr. Ferguson
Garard Green...Dr. Andrews
Esma Cannon...Aggie