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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.

Hammer Dracula films, ranked from best to worst

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES ranks these Hammer Dracula films in order from best to worst!

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…

7 Famous Actors who played Van Helsing who weren’t Peter Cushing

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Peter Cushing wasn't the only famous actor to play Van Helsing, the original vampire slayer ...

Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein 1948 REVIEW

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Bela Lugosi returns to the cape for Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Guest writer KEVIN NICKELSON explains how Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein made film history

Why we love Dracula: A History of Vampire Films

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Christopher Lee made a name for himself as the title character in a range of Hammer Dracula films.
Guest writer DEBRA McREYNOLDS puts the bit on our favourite vampire films in this look at cinematic Dracula

13 things you didn’t know about The Making of Dracula 1958

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES celebrates the 60th anniversary of Hammer’s Dracula UK premiere by unearthing 13 interesting facts around its production and release…

Happy 60th Birthday to Hammer’s Dracula (1958)!

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Hammer's Dracula (1958) celebrates its 60th birthday. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks back on its initial release and impact.

Bela Lugosi haunted by dark past in Hungary

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

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

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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

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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

10 Dracula 1958 facts you didn’t know

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KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS provides some fun facts about Hammer's Dracula, aka Horror of Dracula (1958)

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

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Gary Oldman donned a different look as the Count in Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS shares some fun facts about Bram Stoker's Dracula 1992

Count Dracula’s Great Love 1972 REVIEW

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Count Dracula's Great Love
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

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

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

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

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

Haunted Hampstead: A Ghostly Walking Tour

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Haunted Hampstead Tube station
BARRY McCann takes a walk through Haunted Hampstead in London and discovers a load of ghostly and mysterious places to visit

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

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Devon’s 10 Most Haunted Places to Visit

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10 Greatest Christopher Lee Posters You’ve Never Seen

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES takes a global trip through Sir Christopher Lee's posters, for some of his European efforts as well as his Hammer favourites

The Spooky Village of Ditchling, East Sussex

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Aleister Crowley Sites in England You Can Visit

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DR RICHARD D. SHERIDAN reveals Aleister Crowley sites in England closely associated with infamous occultist