Tag: Dracula


Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. The central character, Count Dracula, a Transylvanian vampire, travels to England to find fresh blood.

Bela Lugosi Dracula

Bela Lugosi haunted by dark past in Hungary

Guest writer MATTHEW E BANKS reveals a strange tale from Bela Lugosi's past in Hungary
Dracula Prince of Darkness

Why Christopher Lee doesn’t speak in Dracula Prince of Darkness

Guest writer WILLIAM STEWART ponders the lack of dialogue for the King of Vampires in Dracula Prince of Darkness

Renfield, fly-eating madman, essential force in Dracula

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

Top 5 nastiest and goriest scenes from Dracula novel

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

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

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

10 Dracula 1958 facts you didn’t know

KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS provides some fun facts about Hammer's Dracula, aka Horror of Dracula (1958)
Gary Oldman donned a different look as the Count in Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)

Bram Stoker’s Dracula 1992: 10 Things you didn’t know

KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS shares some fun facts about Bram Stoker's Dracula 1992
Count Dracula's Great Love

Count Dracula’s Great Love 1972 REVIEW

ALAN HOARE reviews Count Dracula's Great Love (El gran amor del conde Drácula) starring Paul Naschy

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

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

Universal horror blu-ray collections are ‘a mixed blessing’: REVIEW

The arrival of some of Universal's most beloved horror movies on Blu-ray is a mixed blessing, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES
Peter Cushing Dracula

Peter Cushing in Dracula invites wonder

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

7 Irish Horror Authors You Must Read

ANN MASSEY tells us her favourite Irish horror writers and her favourite spooky works
Haunted Hampstead Tube station

Haunted Hampstead: A Ghostly Walking Tour

BARRY McCann takes a walk through Haunted Hampstead in London and discovers a load of ghostly and mysterious places to visit
Bram Stoker Dracula sites in London

Top 10 Bram Stoker-Dracula sites to visit 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

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

Dacre Stoker’s Top 10 Dracula-inspired Films

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

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

Was Dracula’s Guest a prequel to Dracula?

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

Remembering Channel 4’s Monster Horrors Season (1986)

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES commemorates a great horror season from his youth - 30 years ago this week!
Evening with Boris Karloff and Friends

An Evening with Boris Karloff and His Friends (1967) AUDIO

Just in time for Halloween, RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES introduces "An Evening with Boris Karloff and His Friends"

Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires 1974 REVIEW

BARRY McCAN takes a look back at Hammer's The Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires

Nosferatu 1922 REVIEW: Count Orlock’s vampire still chills

BARRY McCANN looks back on the grandaddy of all vampire films, the magnificent Nosferatu 1922
El Conde Dracula 1970

El Conde Dracula 1970 REVIEW

BARRY McCANN reviews the Jess Franco-directed El Conde Dracula (1970) - the one with Christopher Lee as Dracula in a moustache!

Did ‘Drakula halála’ predate Nosferatu as first Dracula film?

BARRY McCANN looks at the legend behind the first Dracula film - Drakula halála (1921)

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