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Dracula

by Robert David MacDonald



Company: Close Theatre Club

Venue: Close Theatre, Glasgow

Performance dates: 30th December, 1972 to January, 1973

Synopsis: Based on the novel by Bram Stoker

Cast:

Dracula-Mike Gwilym
Van Helsing- LEWIS COLLINS
Yvonne Nicholson
Angela Chadfield
Christopher C. Taynton
Jeremy Blake
Colin Haigh
Douglas Heard


Trivia:
Advertised as "not for the squeamish", this production used rats and bluebottles as props. The opening of the show was postponed due to illness among members of the cast, which may account for the following review...

Reviews:
"Lewis Collins plays Van Helsing, the clerical specialist in 'vampirism', and does it exceedingly well, despite pain and discomfort due, evidently, to causes other than the nature of his part" Glasgow Herald, January 1973