Bram Stoker's Dracula - PLAYHOUSE Whitely Bay

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Bram Stoker's Dracula


  • Date: Thursday 7th April 2022
  • Time: 7.30pm


The most famous Gothic horror story of all time.

Few stories capture the imagination more powerfully than Dracula.

But when James Gaddas (Bad Girls, Coronation Street, Medics) comes across Bram Stoker’s original handwritten copy while working on a satellite channel TV show, what he reads chills him to the bone.

From strange encounters in the Count’s castle in Transylvania, to his ghostly arrival on a ship of death off the coast of Whitby, through midnight seductions and a heroic pursuit across Europe, racing against the setting of the sun – all have served to thrill and excite readers in equal measure.

But this copy contains pages never actually published and leads him to a terrifying discovery.

What if everything we thought we knew – was just the beginning?

What if it’s not a story – but a warning!

What if the legend – is real!

Gaddas brings the original version to life – before sharing his discovery in this electrifying stage show.

One actor, fifteen characters –

One monumental decision -

Are some things – better left buried?!

Age 12+


Directed by Pip Minnithorpe (UK Associate Director - Harry Potter and The Cursed Child)

Original Music by Jeremy Swift (acclaimed actor - Downtown Abbey, Ted Lasso)

Illusion Design by John Bulleid (Illusions behind the Olivier Award-Winning The Worst Witch)

  • Date: Thursday 7th April 2022
  • Time: 7.30pm
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  • Show Start 19:30

    Interval 20:10

    Second Half 20:30

    Show End 21:20

  • No smoking