Vampirella [Angela Carter]

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Could finding true love free Count Dracula's daughter from her dreadful wheel of destiny?

Could finding true love, free Count Dracula's daughter from her ‘dreadful wheel of destiny’?

A reimagining of the familiar vampire narrative – as Anna Massey stars as the last-in-line of the undead on the eve of the First World War.

Countess Vampirella/Elizabeth Ba'athory …. Anna Massey
Count Dracula …. David March
Henri Blot …. Sawney Beane
Hero …. Richard O'Callaghan
Mrs. Beane …. Betty Hardy

Angela Carter later rewrote this radio play as a short story 'The Lady in the House of Love'.

Also a writer of short stories, novels, stage plays, librettos, screenplays and essays, Angela Carter died in 1992 aged just 52.

Director: Glyn Dearman.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in July 1976.

Could finding true love free Count Dracula's daughter from her ‘dreadful wheel of destiny’?

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Directed by Glyn Dearman.