Monday, 22 October 2018

Dracula In London Part Three: Stoker's Plaque



Commemorating: Bram Stoker at 18 St Leonard's Terrace SW3

DC Editor Adam writes…

Bram Stoker (1847 – 1912) leaves one helluva bloody smear on the landscape of English fiction – his 1897 epistolary novel Dracula. His personal mark, like those of many an Irish man of letters, is left all over London. His name is carved into the stone of the Lyceum Theatre in the West End, where he worked for Sir Henry Irving for 27 years. He worked also at the Prince of Wales Theatre and on Fleet Street, on the staff at the Daily Telegraph. He died in St George’s Square, Pimlico, SW1 and his ashes are at Golders Green Crematorium – where his urn can be viewed by special appointment only.

Back in summer 2017 I took the cast of the Lion King in search of Bram at the Lyceum Theatre. Here's what we got up to…




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