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Dracula – The London Library, London

Writer / Adapter: Kate Kerrow Director: Helen Tennison Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Site-specific theatre productions deal with a unique set of constraints. Whether that’s an immovable object in the middle of the perfect staging area, an audience expectation of what should happen in an area or even awkward acoustics. Creation Theatre from Oxfordshire specialise in this area though and have done ...

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Dracula – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Adaptor & Writer: Jenny King from the book by Bram Stoker Director: Eduard Lewis Reviewer: Dominic Corr The witching hour may have passed, but the heart of darkness lingers yet at the King’s theatre. Watcher of the night Dracula, arrives in Edinburgh in a new multi-sensory experience promising to tell the tale anew. As the audience laugh, natter and drink a ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Dracula – The Warren Main House

Reviewer: Simon Topping Bram Stoker’s tale of the mesmeric Count, with blood on his mind, is a well-trodden theatrical path. There are many dramatic and comedic retellings to live up (as well as down) to; the film Dracula: Dead and Loving it suddenly springs to mind. So, it is with a sense of expectant hush, this reviewer waits to see what ...

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BRIGHTON BITES: Let Them Call It Mischief – Dracula

Back by popular demand for 2017, our Brighton Bites series offer short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into shows performing at England’s largest arts festival. Hopefully, they will whet your appetite to try something new at this year's Brighton Fringe. Here, Let Them Call It Mischief tells us about their show, Dracula, which they’ll be performing at The Warren.   How would ...

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Dracula: The Bloody Truth – Exeter Northcott

Director: John Nicholson Reviewer: Bethan Highgate-Betts Exeter based theatre company Le Navet Bete and the Northcott Theatre present Dracula: The Bloody Truth; a somewhat faithful re-telling of the Bram Stoker original that sees four men play 40 characters in 100 minutes. A triumphant return to the Northcott after their sell out debut with Dick Tracy in the autumn of last year. ...

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Dracula – Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

Andrew McPherson as Dracula - Rabbit Theatre

Writer: Andrew McPherson (based on the novel by Bram Stoker) Director: Simon Harvey Reviewer: Stephen M Hornby   The red lights that bathe the Council Chamber studio dim to near darkness. There is the sound of footsteps and the last minute rustling of the audience stills. Someone is in the room moving very slowly from behind the audience to the ...

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Nosferatu –The Civic, Barnsley

Writer: Ian McMillan Director: James Beale Composer: Rod Beale Designer: Sarah Beaton Reviewer: Ron Simpson Proper Job Theatre’s Nosferatu is sensational in the best sense, creating sensations of fear and horror, manipulating the audience’s emotions. Words, song, music both live and recorded, effects of sound and lighting have parity in establishing an expressionist world where terror lurks. The premise for ...

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