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Halloween 2014 with Dr. Richard Sugg


The name Halloween (originally spelled Hallowe’en) is a contraction of All Hallows Even, meaning the day before All Hallows Day (better known today as All Saints Day), a Catholic holiday.

Dr Richard Sugg is a lecturer in English studies at the University of Durham who has just completed volume one of Faces of the Vampire called the (The Real Vampires) – which will be published next year. He spoke to Jason on Monday Matters.