Bram Stoker

Spend Halloween Night In Dracula’s Transylvanian Castle With Airbnb

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK

If the idea of spending the night in a velvet-lined coffin in a Transylvanian castle appeals, congratulations – you’re a bona fide ghoul. And you ...

Dracula Bytes: the Bram Stoker Festival, Dublin

Lynn Shepherd | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lynn Shepherd

It was the Bram Stoker Festival in Dublin this weekend, and the old boy's home town really vamped it up in his honour, from up on the big screen to down on the streets.

Drac is Back

Lynn Shepherd | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lynn Shepherd

From Hammer to The Hunger, Twilight to True Blood, when it comes to screen memes, vampires really do seem to be the gift that keeps on giving. But I'll confess that when I heard that Sky Living were going to screen a lavish new adaptation of Dracula made for NBC, I was initially sceptical.

Vamping It Up: The Bram Stoker Festival in Dublin

Lynn Shepherd | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lynn Shepherd

Stoker was born in Dublin in 1847, and given how vast the vampire vibe has now become, you can't blame his home town for claiming him. And boy did they get their teeth into it, exploring every possible angle of the book's creation and legacy, from rave to grave.

Human Remains Tumbling Into Gardens As Graveyard Slips Down Whitby Cliff

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK

A church overlooking Whitby's historic harbour is not under threat despite parts of its graveyard disappearing down the surrounding cliffs. Human r...

Google Goes Goth For Bram Stoker's Birthday

Posted 07.01.2013 | Home

Anyone feeling particularly tired this morning as they go online could be forgiven if wondering if it's still Halloween. Google's new Google Doodle...

Alice E. Vincent

Happy Halloween: The 50 Scariest Characters From Literature | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 29.12.2012 | Home

To celebrate Halloween, we've put our heads together to compile a list of the 50 most terrifying fictional characters ever (metaphorically - no one ha...

Bram Stoker Revisited: Review of The Dublin Years: The Lost Journal of Bram Stoker

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 18.11.2012 | Home
Benjamin Lazarus

The year 2012 marks the centenary of Bram Stoker's death. Until now, his seminal novel Dracula remains the dominant focus of interest in him both as a writer, and as an individual.

VIctorian Vampire-Slaying Kit Sold For Thousands

Huffington Post UK/PA | Felicity Morse | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK

A Victorian vampire-slaying kit has sold at auction for £7,500. There were bids a-plenty for the bloodthirsty box, according to auctioneers in Nor...

Goth Gathering: Whitby Sees An Influx Of The Pale And Interesting (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK

It's where Bram Stoker wrote Dracula, so what better meeting point for Britain's goths than windswept Whitby? This weekend the seaside town became...

A Hundred Years On, Dracula's Creator Is Far From Dead

Endeavour Press | Posted 03.06.2012 | Home
Endeavour Press

It is, of course, entirely appropriate that the estate of Bram Stoker should choose to mark the 100th anniversary of the author's death this month with a series of events, such as the publication of Bram Stoker's Lost Journal, and a special edition of Dracula.