Tag: Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish author, best known for his 1897 Gothic horror novel Dracula.

Bram Stoker articles on Spooky Isles

Bloody Horrors at St Mary’s Church Hendon

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St Mary's Church Hendon
St Mary's Church Hendon has such a dark and bloody history that it may have influenced Bram Stoker in writing Dracula, says DAVID SAUNDERSON

10 Bram Stoker Dublin Must-See Locations

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Bram Stoker Dublin locations are a must-see for any Dracula fan, so ANN MASSEY takes us on a tour...

New Slains Castle, The Real Dracula Castle?

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RYAN O'NEILL recounts the strange mystery of New Slains Castle, a location investigated by his team Scottish Paranormal

Dracul (2018) by Dacre Stoker and J. D. Barker BOOK REVIEW

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Dr Kaja Franck interviews author Dacre Stoker about Dracul at the Spooky Isles London Launch on 20th October 2018
DR KAJA FRANCK reviews Dracul (2018), by Dacre Stoker and J. D. Barker, a worthy prequel to the greatest vampire novel of all…

Renfield, fly-eating madman, essential force in Dracula

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Renfield is one of Dracula's most intriguing and charismatic characters. DR KAJA FRANCK profiles the notorious madman...

Top 5 nastiest and goriest scenes from Dracula novel

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Lucy staked in Dracula
DR KAJA FRANCK reveals her most gruesome scenes from Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula (1897)

Bram Stoker’s top 5 inspirations for Count Dracula (and it’s not...

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Bram Stoker Dracula sites in London
DR KAJA FRANCK digs deep into Bram Stoker's working notes to reveal the real inspiration behind the King of Vampires, Count Dracula

Castle Dracula Dublin ‘charming, enigmatic and enthralling night’ REVIEW

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ANN MASSEY ventures into Castle Dracula Dublin - she tells us what she discovered!

Peter Cushing in Dracula invites wonder

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Peter Cushing Dracula
HOWARD JACKSON examines Peter Cushing's portrayal as Van Helsing in Hammer's Dracula...

7 Irish Horror Authors You Must Read

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Bram Stoker
ANN MASSEY tells us her favourite Irish horror writers and her favourite spooky works

8 Irish Haunts and the Famous Writers Who Loved Them

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CHRIS RUSH celebrates St Patrick's Day by visiting haunted Irish pubs and other places frequented by Ireland’s best known spooky writers

Top 10 Bram Stoker-Dracula sites to visit in London

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Bram Stoker Dracula sites in London
DACRE STOKER, the great-grandnephew of Bram Stoker, gives his top 10 Dracula sites to celebrate the life of the legendary author

10 must-see Dracula sites in Romania, according to Dacre Stoker

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DACRE STOKER picks the 10 must-see sites associated with Dracula in Romania

Dacre Stoker’s Top 10 Dracula-inspired Films

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DACRE STOKER chooses his favourite films inspired by his great-grand uncle Bram Stoker's Dracula

What made Bram Stoker write Dracula, by Dacre Stoker

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DACRE STOKER - the great grandnephew of Bram Stoker - tells us his thoughts on why his relative wrote Dracula

Was Dracula’s Guest a prequel to Dracula?

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Dracula's Guest
KAJA FRANCK ponders whether the Dracula's Guest short story was really a prequel to Dracula

Nosferatu 1922 REVIEW: Count Orlock’s vampire still chills

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BARRY McCANN looks back on the grandaddy of all vampire films, the magnificent Nosferatu 1922

Dracula at the New Vic REVIEW

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Dracula New Vic
ANDREW GARVEY reviews the latest production of Dracula at Staffordshire's New Vic Theatre

10 Great Women from Gothic Horror

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KAJA FRANCK counts down 10 deadly British literary ladies

Bram Stoker and the Legend of the Bisley Boy

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Bram Stoker and the Legend of the Bisley Boy
NIA JONES recounts the intriguing tale of Bram Stoker and the Legend of the Bisley Boy

British Gothic Horror meets 1970s Blaxploitation Cinema

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Joe DeSue in the monster in Blackenstein 1973, one of the key Blaxploitation horror films of the 1970s.
British Gothic Horror gets funky with 1970s Blaxploitation. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES gets in the groove...

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 11

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DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 11 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 10

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DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 10 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Dracula by Bram Stoker – Thoughts on Chapter 9

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DAVID SAUNDERSON discusses his thoughts on Chapter 9 of Bram Stoker's Dracula

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