Bram, Bran and film stars

Around the world, Transylvania has one name associated with it above all others. I’ll admit to coming here in the first place for a week’s holiday partly because of the toothy aristocrat, but it was more to do with 1960s nostalgia and my big sister than any Gothic tendencies. My sister Ginny liked the hoary old Hammer Horror films with imposing figure of Christopher Lee as Dracula, menacing nice English girls in leafy London suburbs…  read more

Dracula, Transylvania, Magura, Terence Stamp, Edward Gorey, theatre, gothic

The stage show I worked on in 1978: spooky, elegant nonsense