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Witness Count Dracula As You've Never Seen Him Before
Bram Stoker's classic horror story about Dracula, the lord of the vampires, has probably been told and adapted thousands of times over the decades. So, most people probably think they know the tale inside out. Well, theatre company Le Navet Bete, who have created this latest production, promise to make us all think again. Dracula: The Bloody Truth, which comes to the Lichfield Garrick theatre on October 31, is billed as the smash hit hilarious comedy which pledges to reveal the true story of the famous count. Taking audiences on a journey across Europe from Dracula's sinister Transylvanian mountain homeland to the awkwardly charming seaside town of Whitby and into the world of the supernatural, the story aims to educate us all on the perils of dealing with vampires.
Dracula: The Bloody Truth is produced by Le Navet Bete in association with Exeter Northcott Theatre. La Navet Bete is a touring physical comedy theatre company based in Exeter which describes its mission as creating and touring hilarious, physical and totally accessible comedy theatre using creative and engaging storytelling to as many people as possible in the UK and internationally. As the central character of Professor Abraham Van Helsing would say, the company has put together a theatrical performance comprising a cast of four actors with the combined task of warning the audience of the dangers of vampires and how to deal with one if the situation arises. A matter of life and death if you will!
Dracula - The Bloody Truth can be seen at the Lichfield Garrick theatre on October 31. Tickets priced £23 can be obtained by visiting the Garrick website or by calling the theatre box office on 01543 412121.
Forthcoming UK dates
26 Oct Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea
27 Oct Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames 31 Oct Garrick Theatre, Lichfield
02 Nov Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire