Poet setting sail for Stoker country

Poet Ian McMillan

Poet Ian McMillan

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Just in time for Hallowe’en, The Dukes in Lancaster brings a vampire to the blood Red Rose county...

With a mixture of illusions and trickery, an original musical score and a libretto from acclaimed poet Ian McMillan a new production of Nosferatu can be experienced tomorrow night.

Nosferatu tells the dark and mysterious tale of the sailors in Bram Stoker’s Dracula, a story of life and death, science and superstition.

Join the doomed crew of the Demeter on their chilling voyage from Varna to Whitby, with an unknown cargo.

Find out how they came to leave Transylvania with a full crew and arrive empty in Whitby except for a dead captain, strapped to the wheel and a mysterious cargo of wooden boxes...

Passionate about creating projects that excite, fire curiosity and expand imagination, Proper Job Theatre’s production has won critical acclaim and promises to live long in the memory.

This story of life and death, science and superstition, recommended for anyone aged 12 plus,

From 7.30pm, tickets Tickets £13 (£11 concs). Call the box office 01524 598500 or see www.dukes-lancaster.org