Enjoy hilarious, twisted, comedy-thrills…? So do we!

Join us for the best new comedy horrors and thrillers in what has become a tradition at the Shortest Nights. It will be late, it will be bloody and it might make your sides split!


Prices: £6 standard, £8 door (+ booking fees)
Time: 8.45PM
Aprox. Runtime: 60min
Date: June 18
Venue: The Yard Theatre, Hackney Wick

Day pass to all 6 screenings available [here]

Unreserved seating. 



Put on a headset and step inside a frighteningly immersive environment, where all is not as it seems.

Wri/Dir: James Mansell
Cast: Victoria Morrison, Ashley Pekri

He’ll be back in a minute.

What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger. – unless you’re already dead.

Wri/Dir: Matt Mitchell
Cast: Fabrizio Santino, Sarah Langrish-Smith, Richard Banks, Lee Adach, Stuart Cohen

Boris In The Forest

A black comedy about a Californian geek in search of his horror hero Boris Karloff.

Dir: Robert Hackett
Wri. Mike Goldfarb
Cast: Mac McDonald, George Georgiou, Jonathan Hansler, Darren Kent


A late night commuter is stalked by a sinister passenger she disturbed on a train carriage.

Wri/Dir: Andrew Ionides
Cast: Jessica Bayly, Kasey Iliana Sfetsios

The Fox

Despite being hunted by police, a vigilante thief continues to ransack homes across West London.

Wri/Dir: Henry Scriven
Cast: Himesh Patel, Gideon Turner


Fifty years of marriage. Fifty years of love and happiness. Fifty years of lies. When Walter steps on a live land mine in a remote field in England, he finds himself at the mercy of his wife Diane, who has recently unearthed a deadly secret buried in their past. As the tension mounts and truths are unraveled, Walter and Diane’s relationship speeds towards an explosive climax.

Wri/Dir: Simon Berry
Cast: Priscilla Gray, Tony Goodall


Zombie Lee has an outrageous hunger that won’t be silenced by food alone. With his growing need to feed increasing, misjudgment and disaster arise in the kitchen, until a simple solution is found. And his rumbling is quenched.

Animator/Dir: Sinead Stoddart


A short black comedy film about two racist thieves’ failed attempt to rob a convenience store.

Wri/Dir: Matty Groves

The Seventh Zombie

When Antonius Block returns to his native Sweden to find the land in the grip of the zombie plague, he challenges Death to a game of Countdown. But Death is not only very good at Countdown, he is determined to win the teapot. A parody of Ingmar Bergman’s The Seventh Seal, with dialogue mostly consisting of vaguely Swedish-sounding gibberish sprinkled with product names chosen at random from the IKEA catalogue.

Animator/Dir: Molly Brown
Cast: David Fisher, Molly Brown, Simon Woodham, Susan Lowe, Ayesha Casely-Hayford, Georgie Lee-Robinson