Liz Lochhead's adaptation of "Dracula" is a gripping and atmospheric retelling of Bram Stoker's classic novel. The play follows the haunting tale of Count Dracula, a centuries-old vampire who travels from Transylvania to Victorian England in search of new victims and eternal life. As the mysterious deaths and disappearances escalate, a group of individuals, including the determined Professor Abraham Van Helsing, strive to uncover the truth and put an end to Dracula's reign of terror. Lochhead's adaptation skilfully captures the dark and seductive nature of the original story while infusing it with her unique poetic language and contemporary perspective, making it a compelling and chilling theatrical experience.
Liz Lochhead was The Makar or National Poet for Scotland 2005-2011 and award winning Poet and write.