New Horror Movies on Netflix for Halloween 2022

Struggling to find something scary to watch on Netflix this Halloween? Here are the latest horror movies on Netflix in 2022.

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Pictured: Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, The Munsters, Hellhole, The Chalk Line

With the spooky Halloween season in full swing, here’s a look at all the new horror movies that have come to Netflix globally and in the US so far in 2022. 

Editor’s note: This list will be updated throughout October 2022. 

All of the movies listed below are either available globally (are Netflix Originals) or are licensed to Netflix in the United States. Check out our preview if you want to see what’s coming up as part of the Halloween 2022 lineup.

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Alternatively, we’ve got a list of every single horror movie streaming on Netflix for 2022 and a list of category codes that lets you find Netflix’s hidden horror gems.

New Original Horror Movies on Netflix in 2022

Note: listed in release date order (newest first). 

Hellhole (2022)

Director: Bartosz M. Kowalski
Sub-Genre: Mystery Thriller| Runtime: 106 Minutes
Cast: Krzysztof Satała, Lech Dyblik, Malwina Dubowska, Olaf Lubaszenko, Piotr Żurawski
Added to Netflix: October 26th, 2022

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Are international horrors your thing? Then this new Polish movie should be instantly on your watch list.

Here’s what you can expect from the new movie:

“In 1987 Poland, a police officer investigating mysterious disappearances infiltrates a remote monastery — and discovers a dark truth about its clergy.”

The Chalk Line (2022)

Director: Ignacio Tatay
Sub-Genre: Mystery Thriller| Runtime: 106 Minutes
Cast: Elena Anaya, Pablo Molinero, Eva Tennear
Added to Netflix: October 24th, 2022

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This new Spanish-language mystery thriller also goes by the name of Jauala (which translates to “cage” in English) and has received an 85% approval rating from Google users.

Here’s the official synopsis for the new Netflix Original movie:

“After a couple finds a traumatized child of unknown origins, wife Paula must decipher the girl’s strange behaviors to unlock her identity and dark past.”

The Curse of Bridge Hollow (2022)

Director: Jeff Wadlow
Sub-Genre: Famioly | Runtime: 89 Minutes
Cast: Lauren Lapkus, Priah Ferguson, Marlon Wayans
Added to Netflix: October 14th, 2022

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Marlon Wayans returns for another feature film at Netflix and just like all his prior releases, you’re either going to love it or hate it. Hoping to score the same audience that made Hubie Halloween a success for Netflix, this entry sees a town that is being haunted by decorations coming to life.

The movie holds a 46% critics rating and a 57% audience rating on RottenTomatoes.

Old People (2022)

Director: Andy Fetscher
Sub-Genre: Slasher | Runtime: 101 Minutes
Cast: Adolfo Assor, Louie Betton, Gerhard Bös, Paul Faßnacht, Melika Foroutan
Added to Netflix: October 7th, 2022

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Mother of two, Ella, brings her children with her as she travels home to attend her sister’s wedding, only to be forced to defend herself, and her family, against a group of blood-seeking pensioners.

Mr. Harrigan’s Phone (2022)

Director: John Lee Hancock
Sub-Genre: Drama, Mystery | Runtime: 104 Minutes
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Jaeden Martell, Joe Tippett, Colin O’Brien, Kirby Howell-Baptiste
Added to Netflix: October 5th, 2022

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Craig, A young boy, befriends older billionaire Mr. Harrigan who lives in his small-town neighborhood. They bond over the man’s first iPhone. But when Mr. Harrigan dies, the boy discovers that not everything dead is gone and finds himself able to communicate with his friend from the grave by leaving voicemails on the iPhone that was buried with him.

Choose or Die (2022)

Director: Toby Meakins
Sub-Genre: Drama, Thriller | Runtime: 84 Minutes
Cast: Iola Evans, Asa Butterfield, Robert Englund, Angela Griffin, Ryan Gage
Added to Netflix: April 15th, 2022

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A lost 1980s survival horror game is fired up by a coder, Kayla, and accidentally unleashes the horror that resides inside. Reality is torn around her, forcing her to make deadly decisions with the bloodiest of consequences.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)

Director: David Blue Garcia
Sub-Genre: Crime, Thriller | Runtime: 83 Minutes
Cast: Sarah Yarkin, Elsie Fisher, Mark Burnham, Jacob Latimore, Moe Dunford
Added to Netflix: February 18th, 2022

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48 years ago, the infamous Leatherface and his family massacred a group of teenagers, leaving one survivor, Sally Hardesty. Disappearing for decades, Leatherface resurfaces when a group of idealistic friends attempts to rejuvenate the sleepy Texas town resulting in the death of his carer.

The Privilege (2022)

Director: Felix Fuchssteiner, Katharina Schöde
Sub-Genre: Drama, Mystery | Runtime: 107 Minutes
Cast: Max Schimmelpfennig, Lea van Acken, Tijan Marei, Milena Tscharntke, Lise Risom Olsen
Added to Netflix: February, 9th, 2022

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A wealthy teen and his friends attending an elite private school uncover a dark conspiracy while looking into a series of strange supernatural events.

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Director: David Casademunt
Sub-Genre: Drama, Mystery | Runtime: 92 Minutes
Cast: Inma Cuesta, Roberto Álamo, Logan Hannan, Alejandra Howard, Asier Flores
Netflix Release Date: January 6th, 2022

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Lucía and her son live in a remote area of the countryside, where there is almost no life, and no people. Living a peaceful and idyllic existence, their world is turned upside down when a violent creature appears and begins to hunt them in their own home.

New Exclusive Internationally Licensed Horror Movies on Netflix in 2022

HollyBlood (2022)

Director: Jesús Font
Sub-Genre: Comedy, Fantasy | Runtime: 87 Minutes
Cast: Óscar Casas, Isa Montalbán, Jordi Sánchez, Carlos Suárez, Lara Boedo
Netflix Release Date: September 7th, 2022

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Javi has led a perfectly normal and mundane life, which has resulted in his crush, Sara, never noticing him. She only has eyes for the fictional franchise HollyBlood, and Javi lacks the confidence to confess to her. Thanks to a series of misunderstandings, Sara is led to believe that Javi is a supernatural vampire, only for both their lives to become even more complicated when a malevolent entity begins to inhabit their high school.

Incantation (2022)

Director: Eric Gibson
Sub-Genre: Thriller | Runtime: 80 Minutes
Cast: Hsuan-yen Tsai, Ying-Hsuan Kao, Sean Lin, Ching-Yu Wen, Chia-Yi Chu
Added to Netflix: July 8th, 2022

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After breaking a religious taboo, Li Ronan is cursed. Six years later, she must deal with the consequences of her actions, and protect her daughter when her past, and the curse, come back to haunt her.

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Director: Andrea De Sica
Sub-Genre: Fantasy, Romance | Runtime: 90 Minutes
Cast: Alice Pagani, Rocco Fasano, Silvia Calderoni, Fabrizio Ferracane, Sergio Albelli
Added to Netflix: February 21st, 2022

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When Mirta dies of a drug overdose with her lover, she has resuscitated alone, but she soon discovers that in order to stay alive she must consume living human flesh.

New Licensed Horror Movies on Netflix in 2022

Note: listed in release date order (oldest first). 

1BR (2019)

Sub-Genre: Drama, Thriller | Runtime: 90 Minutes
Cast: Nicole Brydon Bloom, Giles Matthey, Taylor Nichols, Alan Blumenfield, Naomi Grossman
Added to Netflix: January 1st, 2022

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Sarah thinks she struck gold when she finds herself a beautiful new apartment with friendly neighbors, perfectly located, and the cute boy next door. However, when strange events begin to happen around her, Sarah soon realizes everything is now what it seems, and something far more sinister is at work.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Director: André Øvredal
Sub-Genre: Adventure, Mystery | Runtime: 108 Minutes
Cast: Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Abrams, Dean Norris
Added to Netflix: January 1st, 2022

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1968, in the sleepy town of Mill Valley, the shadow of the Bellows family has hung over the heads of the townsfolk for generations. Located on the edge of town, Sarah, had a tortured life and turned her dark secrets into a terrifying book, which is discovered by Stella and her friends.

Countdown (2019)

Director: Justin Dec
Sub-Genre: Thriller | Runtime: 90 Minutes
Cast: Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, Talitha Eliana Bateman, Peter Facinelli, Dillon Lane
Added to Netflix: February 1st, 2022

A new app that predicts when the user will die, results in the death of a teenager at a house party, and her boyfriend at a hospital, where nurse Quinn Harris works. When Quinn discovers the app on her phone that tells her she has only three days to live, she teams up with Matt, a man who is also scheduled to die, in order to break the curse.

Red Riding Hood (2011)

Director: Catherine Hardwick
Sub-Genre: Fantasy, Mystery | Runtime: 100 Minutes
Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Lukas Haas, Gary Oldman, Bully Burke, Shiloh Fernandez
Added to Netflix: April 1st, 2022

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The beautiful Valerie has been promised to the wealthy Henry but has fallen in love with the orphaned woodcutter, Peter. When the pair plan to run away together, Valerie’s older sister is murdered by the Werewolf that stalks the forest on the edge of town. When the townsfolk hire famed hunter Father Solomon, he reveals that the werewolf may be in fact among them, and Valerie begins to suspect her unique connection to the monster.

The Bye Bye Man (2017)

Director: Stacy Title
Sub-Genre: Drama, Fantasy | Runtime: 96 Minutes
Cast: Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Michael Trucco
Added to Netflix: April 1st, 2022

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Excited to move into an old house off of their college campus, three college students accidentally unleash the supernatural entity, known as The Bye Bye Man, who preys upon those unfortunate enough to learn his name.

The Rental (2020)

Director: Dave Franco
Sub-Genre: Drama, Mystery | Runtime: 88 Minutes
Cast: Dan Stevens, Alison Brie, Sheila Vand, Jeremy Allen White, Toby Huss
Added to Netflix: April 1st, 2022

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Two couples on an oceanside getaway grow suspicious that the host of their seemingly perfect rental house may be spying on them. Before long, what should have been a celebratory weekend trip turns into something far more sinister, as well-kept secrets are exposed and the four old friends come to see each other in a whole new light.

Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

Director: Mike Flanagan
Sub-Genre: Drama, Mystery | Runtime: 99 Minutes
Cast: Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Annalise Basso, Henry Thomas, Parker Mack
Added to Netflix: April 16th, 2022

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In 1967, LA, widowed spiritual medium, Alice and her daughters, Lina and Doris, are still grieving over the death of Roger, Alice’s husband, and the kids’ father. At her daughter’s suggestion, Alice begins using an Ouija board in her readings and becomes increasingly desperate when the bank intends to foreclose their home. When a spirit helps the family, they soon believe the spirit of Roger is helping them, but instead they have unwittingly invited something evil and sinister into their home.

A Drop of Blood (2016)

Director: Nasser Al Tamimi
Sub-Genre: Supernatural | Runtime: 60 Minutes
Cast: Amal Mohammed, Sogha, Habib Ghuloom, Ashwaq, Salama Almuhairi
Added to Netflix: May 6th, 2022

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A young woman asks her father estranged father for help when she has no one to turn to. Causing a ripple effect in the family, the disgruntled new wife of the family hires a shaman, and curses her daughter-in-law, driving her insane.

The Boy (2016)

Director: William Brent Bell
Sub-Genre: Mystery, Thriller | Runtime: 97 Minutes
Cast: Lauren Cohen, Rupert Evans, James Russell, Jim Norton, Diana Hardcastle
Added to Netflix: June 1st, 2022

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Greta, an American woman, takes a job as a nanny for a wealthy family in the remote English countryside, only to learn that she is taking care of a life-sized doll of the couple’s son who died twenty years prior.

Ammar (2020)

Director: Mahmoud Kamel
Sub-Genre: Mystery, Supernatural | Runtime: 83 Minutes
Cast: Eman El-Assy, Hala El-Said, Sharif Salamah
Added to Netflix: June 4th, 2022

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When a family moves into an old castle, excitement at their new home soon morphs into horror after the house appears to turn against them.

Brahms: The Boy 2 (2020)

Director: William Brent Bell
Sub-Genre: Drama, Mystery | Runtime: 86 Minutes
Cast: Katie Holmes, Christopher Convery, Owain Yeoman, Ralph Ineson, Daphne Hoskins
Added to Netflix: June 9th, 2022

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When a family moves into the English countryside, their son, Jude, finds a dusty porcelain doll and names it Brahms. Inexplicable and unexplainable events happen in the home, all tracing back to the doll.

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (2022)

Director: Anees Bazmee
Sub-Genre: Comedy | Runtime: 143 Minutes
Cast: Tabu, Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani, Rajpal Naurang Yadav, Amar Upadhyay
Added to Netflix: June 19th, 2022

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When strangers Reet and Ruhan cross paths, their journey leads to an abandoned mansion and a dreaded spirit who has been trapped for 18 years.

It (2017)

Director: Andy Muschietti
Sub-Genre: Mystery, Thriller | Runtime: 135 Minutes
Cast: Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Martell, Finn Wolfhard, Sophie Lillis, Jeremy Ray Taylor
Added to Netflix: June 19th, 2022

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In the summer of 1989, a group of outcast and bullied children banded together to help destroy a terrifying shape-shifting monster that was preying on the children of their small Maine town.

The Mist (2007)

Director: Frank Darabont
Sub-Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller | Runtime: 126 Minutes
Cast: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden, Andre Braugher, Toby Jones
Added to Netflix: June 22nd, 2022

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A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.

Vampires (1998)

Director: John Carpenter
Sub-Genre: Action, Thriller | Runtime: 108 Minutes
Cast: James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, Thomas Ian Griffin, Maximilian Schell
Added to Netflix: July 1st, 2022

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The Vatican hires a group of vampire hunters in order to take down a master vampire, and his brood who have been openly feasting and murdering humans.

Opinions differ on this horror movie, with Nerdist writing in 2019 that it had not aged well.

Blair Witch (2016)

Director: Adam Wingard
Sub-Genre: Mystery, Thriller | Runtime: 89 Minutes
Cast: James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid, Brandon Scott, Wes Robinson
Added to Netflix: July 3rd, 2022

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The raw footage of the 1994 disappearance of Heather Donahue is found and uploaded to YouTube, where her brother James finds it. Convinced his sister might still be alive, James is accompanied by his friend and amateur filmmakers to search the forest, but soon find themselves at the mercy of the evil entity that resides within the green maze.

Umma (2022)

Director: Iris K. Shim
Sub-Genre: Drama, Mystery| Runtime: 83 Minutes
Cast: Sandra Oh, Fivel Stewart, Dermott Mulroney, Odeya Rush, MeeWha Alana Lee
Added to Netflix: July 16th, 2022

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Amanda and her daughter live a quiet life on an American farm, but when the remains of her estranged mother arrive from Korea, Amanda becomes haunted by the fear of turning into her own mother.

Came to Netflix as part of the Sony first window deal in the US.

The Wretched (2019)

Director: Brett Pierce, Drew T. Pierce
Sub-Genre: Mystery | Runtime: 95 Minutes
Cast: John-Paul Howard, Piper Curda, Jamison Jones, Azie Tesfai, Zarah Mahler
Added to Netflix: July 31st, 2022

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A defiant teenage boy, struggling with his parents’ imminent divorce, faces off with a thousand-year-old witch, who is living beneath the skin of and posing as the woman next door.

Piranha (2010)

Director: Alexandre Aja
Sub-Genre: Comedy | Runtime: 88 Minutes
Cast: Elisabeth Shue, Jerry O’Connell, Richard Dreyfuss, Ving Rhimes, Christopher Lloyd
Added to Netflix: August 20th, 2022

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An underwater tremor unleashes a horde of prehistoric man-eating fish, that begin chowing down on everyone and everything in their way. It’s up to a group of unlikely strangers to stop their rampage.

Resident Evil (2002)

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Sub-Genre: Action, Sci-Fi| Runtime: 100 Minutes
Cast: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Ryan McCluskey, Eric Mabius, Colin Salmon
Netflix Release Date: September 1st, 2022

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When a virus is unleashed in an underground facility known as “The Hive,” the complex A.I. shuts down the facility, killing everyone inside. A specialist military team is sent in to shut down the A.I., where they meet Alice, an amnesiac. What awaits them inside are hordes of the undead, and mutant experiments, that threaten the safety of the world if they were to escape.

Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

Director: Alexander Witt
Sub-Genre: Action, Sci-Fi | Runtime: 94 Minutes
Cast: Milla Jovoich, Sienna Guillory, Eric Mabius, Oded Fehr, Jared Harris
Netflix Release Date: September 1st, 2022

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After the T-Virus escapes from “The Hive,” the residents of Raccoon City fall victim to the virus, where Alice and Jill Valentine, a member of RCPD elite STARS teams are trying to escape before a nuclear bomb is dropped on the city.

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Sub-Genre: Action, Sci-Fi | Runtime: 95 Minutes
Cast: Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory, Michelle Rodriguez, Aryana Engineer, Bingbing Li
Netflix Release Date: September 1st, 2022

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Alice awakes to find herself in Umbrella testing facility deep within the ocean of the Arctic circle, where a group of resistance fighters are trying to free her from captivity.

Katteri (2022)

Director: Deekay
Sub-Genre: Adventure, Comedy | Runtime: 121 Minutes
Cast: Aathimika, Sonam Bajwa, Mime Gopi, Karunakaran, Jangiri Madhumitha
Added to Netflix: September 2nd, 2022

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To escape the wrath of the gangster whom they work for, a gang of treasure-seeking, bumbling criminals go to a hillside village, which, they don’t realise is a ghost town.

The Shadow (2022)

Director: Nayla Al Khaja
Sub-Genre: Short, Drama | Runtime: 15 Minutes
Cast: Sara Al Aqeeli, Mohannad Huthail, Meral Niazi, Mona Ragab, Abdulrahman Ahmed
Added to Netflix: September 8th, 2022

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A desperate mother goes to extreme measures to help save her nine-year-old-son who is in the grip of an uncontrolled phenomena.

The Munsters (2022)

Director: Rob Zombie
Sub-Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy | Runtime: 109 Minutes
Cast: Sheri Moon Zombie, Sylvester McCoy, Daniel Roebuck, Richard Brake, Jeff Daniel Phillips
Added to Netflix: September 27th, 2022

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A legendary family of monsters immigrates from the Transylvanian countryside to American suburbia.

Blippi’s Spooky Spell Halloween (2021)

Director: Bryce Fishman
Sub-Genre: Kids| Runtime: 40 Minutes
Cast: Brittany Ann Cormack, Clayton Grimm
Added to Netflix: October 15th, 2022

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Usually, every Halloween, we get a bunch of specials for kids’ content, but there haven’t been that many in 2022. One we did get, however, is from Moonbug Entertainment adding to the animated and live-action Blippi entries already on Netflix.

In the special, Blippi sets out with his book of spells to search for treats, pumpkins, and all kinds of eerie decorations.

Dracula Untold (2014)

Director: Gary Shore
Sub-Genre: Fantasy | Runtime: 92 Minutes
Cast: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Sarah Gadon
Added to Netflix: October 16th, 2022

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Over the years, Universal has been desperate to make its monster universe a thing and one entry came in 2016 with Luke Evans playing the classic role of Dracula.

Sadly, the movie isn’t particularly a hit among either critics or audiences, according to most aggregators.

Cinesnark, true to its name, gave a scathing review of the flick back in 2017, saying:

“You made a vampire movie with no gore: Congratulations, you’re Twilight.”

What horror movies do you plan to watch on Netflix this Halloween season? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.