Lord Dracula

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SNT1974042720180526 (BBC7)
20180527 (BBC7)

By: Brian Hayles

Starring: Kenneth Haigh/Nigel Stock.By: Brian Hayles

Starring: Kenneth Haigh/Nigel Stock

A monk chronicles the horrific, bloody reign of the tyrant behind the legend of Dracula.

It's 1476 at the mighty castle at Tirgoviste. Father Benedek chronicles the horrific, bloody reign of the tyrant behind the legend of Count Dracula and vampirism.

Brian Hayles's epic drama stars Kenneth Haigh as Vlad Dracula, Nigel Stock as Father Benedek, John Rowe as Istvan, Hedli Niklaus as Ilonya, Don Henderson as Captain Ferenez, George Woolley as Dr Szentes and Liane Aukin as Militsa.

Other parts played by Patricia Greene, Betty Mallett, Graham Rigby and Philip Barber.

Fanfares composed by Stephen Hancock and played by the Langley Band.

Special effects by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

Produced at BBC Birmingham by Anthony Cornish

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1974.