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Release Date:
6 October 1989 (Netherlands) See more »
Plot:
The misadventures of a vegetarian vampire duck and his servants. Full summary »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 6)
Jack May ... Igor / ... (41 episodes, 1988-1993)
Brian Trueman ... Nanny / ... (41 episodes, 1988-1993)
Jimmy Hibbert ... Sviatoslav / ... (41 episodes, 1988-1993)

David Jason ... Count Duckula / ... (40 episodes, 1988-1993)
Barry Clayton ... Narrator / ... (40 episodes, 1988-1993)
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Series Directed by
Chris Randall (19 episodes, 1988-1993)
Keith Scoble (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
 
Series Writing credits
Jimmy Hibbert (36 episodes, 1988-1993)
Peter Richard Reeves (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Brian Trueman (11 episodes, 1988-1993)
Chris Randall (4 episodes, 1988)
Jan Needle (2 episodes, 1989-1993)

Series Produced by
Brian Cosgrove .... producer (20 episodes, 1988-1993)
Mark Hall .... producer (20 episodes, 1988-1993)
John Hambley .... executive producer (20 episodes, 1988-1993)
Chris Randall .... associate producer (20 episodes, 1988-1993)
 
Series Original Music by
Mike Harding (19 episodes, 1988-1993)
 
Series Film Editing by
Zyggy Markiewicz (12 episodes, 1988-1993)
Patrick Haggerty (5 episodes, 1988)
Eilis Ward (3 episodes, 1988-1990)

Hilary Wyatt (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Chris Randall .... designer / storyboard artist (20 episodes, 1988-1993)
Margaret Riley .... designer (20 episodes, 1988-1993)
Paul Salmon .... designer / storyboard artist (20 episodes, 1988-1993)
James Vincent .... designer / storyboard artist (20 episodes, 1988-1993)
Dan Whitworth .... designer (20 episodes, 1988-1993)
Edmund Williams .... designer (20 episodes, 1988-1993)
John Stevenson .... storyboard artist (13 episodes, 1988-1991)
Andy Roper .... designer / storyboard artist (6 episodes, 1988-1993)
Ben Turner .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Sound Department
Richard Spooner .... sound assistant (61 episodes, 1988-1993)
Ted Spooner .... dubbing mixer (18 episodes, 1988-1993)

Hilary Wyatt .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Roy Huckerby .... special effects (2 episodes, 1990-1993)
Jackie Mitchell .... special effects (2 episodes, 1990-1993)
Garry Owen .... special effects (2 episodes, 1990-1993)
Carlos Alfonso .... special effects (2 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Carlos Alfonso .... special effects (13 episodes, 1988)
Garry Owen .... special effects (2 episodes, 1988-1989)
Murti Schofield .... special effects (2 episodes, 1988-1989)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Victorio González .... camera operator (13 episodes, 1988)
Santiago Gómez .... camera operator (13 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Animation Department
Neil Graham .... layout artist / storyboard artist (22 episodes, 1988-1993)
Miguel Ángel Aisa .... layout artist (16 episodes, 1988-1990)
Manuel Almela .... layout artist (16 episodes, 1988-1990)
Ricardo Machuca .... layout artist (16 episodes, 1988-1990)
Juan Antonio Rojo .... animator / layout artist (16 episodes, 1988-1990)
José María Zumel .... layout artist (16 episodes, 1988-1990)
Jose Luis Aisa .... xerox (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Carlos Alfonso .... animation director / background supervisor (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Ignacio Amero .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Milagros Bañares .... background artist (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Amaro Carretero .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Félix Cascajo .... background artist (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Valentín Caín .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Carmen Chenza .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Alberto Conejo .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Teresa Diego .... painter (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Valentín Doménech .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Julio Díez .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Susana Díez .... painter (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Miguel A. Fuertes .... animator / layout artist (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Ángel Gallego .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Ramón García .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Pedro Jorge Gil .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Javier Gutiérrez .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Delia Hernandez .... painter (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Fernando Jariego .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Emilio Luján .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Ezequiel Martín .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Pedro Mohedano .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Pedro Molina .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Eva Moreno .... animation line tester (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Francisca Moreno .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Ventura Rodríguez .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Vicente Rodríguez .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Mariano Rueda .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Angeles Sanz .... painter (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Eduard Sasu .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Juan Antonio Serrano .... animator / layout artist (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Bujor Stefanescu .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Julián Tarragó .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Igashi Taruma .... background artist (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Antonio Tena .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
Luis Varela .... animator (15 episodes, 1988-1990)
María del Mar Fernández .... painter (14 episodes, 1988-1990)
Julia García .... painter (14 episodes, 1988-1990)
Roberto Marcano .... animator (14 episodes, 1988-1990)
Ángeles Vacas .... painter (14 episodes, 1988-1990)
Paloma Antón .... painting supervisor (12 episodes, 1988)
Russell Brooke .... animator (12 episodes, 1988)
Manuel Doctor .... animator (12 episodes, 1988)
Chris Doyle .... animator (12 episodes, 1988)
María Fernández .... painter (12 episodes, 1988)
Manuel Galiana .... animator (12 episodes, 1988)
Miguel Gil .... background artist (12 episodes, 1988)
Andrés Palacios .... xerox (12 episodes, 1988)
Juan Pina .... animation director (12 episodes, 1988)
Margarita Pina .... painter (12 episodes, 1988)
Marivi Rodriguez .... animator (12 episodes, 1988)
Lourdes Santos .... painter (12 episodes, 1988)
Robert Stevenhagen .... animator (12 episodes, 1988)
Loli Torres .... painter (12 episodes, 1988)
Paco Villanueva .... painter (12 episodes, 1988)
María José Álvarez .... painter (12 episodes, 1988)
Paul Greenall .... animator (5 episodes, 1988-1993)
Karen Heywood .... animator (5 episodes, 1988-1993)
Barbara Alcock .... background artist (4 episodes, 1988-1993)
Phil Atack .... animation line tester (4 episodes, 1988-1993)
Claire Grey .... animator (4 episodes, 1988-1993)
Jennie Langley .... animator (4 episodes, 1988-1993)
Tony McAleese .... xerox (4 episodes, 1988-1993)
Malcolm McGookin .... animator (4 episodes, 1988-1993)
Joan Simmons .... xerox (4 episodes, 1988-1993)
Stephen Simpson .... background artist (4 episodes, 1988-1993)
Stephen Thomas .... animator (4 episodes, 1988-1993)
Kay Widdowson .... animator (4 episodes, 1988-1993)
Arthur De Cloedt .... animator (4 episodes, 1988-1990)
Sergio Alfonso .... animation line tester (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Luis Amor .... animator (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Isabel de Martinez Osaba .... animator (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Jean Flynn .... animation director (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Manuel J. García .... animator (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Andrés Hernández .... background artist (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Ignacio Meneu .... animator (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Elisa Núñez .... animator (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Maria Vicenta Rodriguez .... animator (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Maria Luisa Ruiz .... animator (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Yolanda Velasco .... animator (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Adrian Bell .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
David Bowers .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Les Brooksbank .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Laura Cosgrove .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Marie Dembinski .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Mike Eames .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Meryl Edge .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Alastair Fell .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Joyce Flowers .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Don Geering .... xerox (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Stefania Giani .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Sue Halliwell .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Stephen Hanson .... background artist (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Lynn Hardie .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Andrea Hough .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Yasodha Huckerby .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Joan Jones .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Dave Livesey .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Joe McCaffrey .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Helen Michael .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Phil Morris .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Katie Nutter .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
John Offord .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Beverly Phillips .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Judy Pilsbury .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Michelle Povey .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Karl Scoble .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Helen Smith .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Bob Sparkes .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Lorraine Thomas .... cel painting supervisor (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Mair Thomas .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Gloria Vassiliou .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Lesley White .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Craig Whittle .... cel painter / painter (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Andy Wilson .... animator (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
Ben Turner .... background supervisor (3 episodes, 1990-1993)
Alex Alfonso .... xerox (2 episodes, 1988-1990)
John Geering .... background supervisor (2 episodes, 1988-1989)
Andrew McLoughlin .... xerox (2 episodes, 1988-1989)
Richard Bazley .... animator (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
Beverly Bush .... background artist (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
Denise Heywood .... animator (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
Mark Povey .... animator (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
Andrew Bax .... animation checker (2 episodes, 1990-1993)
Mark Fulton .... cel painter / painter (2 episodes, 1990-1993)
Phil McMylor .... animation checker (2 episodes, 1990-1993)
Paula Abad .... painter (2 episodes, 1990)
Maria Jose Alvarez .... painter (2 episodes, 1990)
Herminia Burgaleta .... painter (2 episodes, 1990)
Pilar Canalejo .... painter (2 episodes, 1990)
Elena Garcia .... painter (2 episodes, 1990)
Maite Garcia .... painter (2 episodes, 1990)
Carmen García .... painting supervisor (2 episodes, 1990)
Maribel López .... painting supervisor (2 episodes, 1990)
Miguel Angel Perez .... painter (2 episodes, 1990)
Loli Pina .... painter (2 episodes, 1990)
Victoria Ruiz .... painter (2 episodes, 1990)
Asunción Tomás .... painter (2 episodes, 1990)
Francisco Vacas .... painter (2 episodes, 1990)
Francisco Villanueva .... painter (2 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Editorial Department
Bob Ashton .... assistant editor (9 episodes, 1988-1989)
Hilary Wyatt .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 1988)
Leo Casserly .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Karen Brumell .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Stephen Perry .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1989-1993)
 
Series Music Department
Doreen Edwards .... singer: title theme / vocals (65 episodes, 1988-1993)
Mike Harding .... vocals (4 episodes, 1990-1993)
 
Series Other crew
Bob Burrows .... production controller (19 episodes, 1988-1993)
Jimmy Hibbert .... script editor (9 episodes, 1988)
Chris Phillips .... production controller (6 episodes, 1988-1993)
Julio Díez .... production controller (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
Simon White .... production controller (3 episodes, 1989-1993)
 

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22 min (65 episodes)
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The theme song was performed by Doreen Edwards and Mike Harding.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Narrator:Castle Duckula. Home for many centuries to a terrible dynasty of vicious vampire ducks. The counts of Duckula! Legend has it that these foul beings can be destroyed by a stake through the heart, or exposure to sunlight. This does *not* suffice, however, for they may be brought back to life, by means of a secret rite, that can be performed once a century when the moon is in the eighth house of Aquarius.
Igor:[performing ritual] ... bat wing blood.
Nanny:I'll get it!
Narrator:The latest reincarnation did not run according to plan.
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Swell show, 24 October 2002
Author: Matthew from Orlando, Florida

I miss that show so much, that Cartoon Network must bring that show on the air. David Jason does an excellent voice of the crazy count. Mike Hardings does excellent music. Brian Truman, Jack May, are great for Nanny and Igor, and the villain Professor von Goosewink (a la Professor von Hellsing). Ruby Wax does the various voices (mostly the pretty lady roles). And as always Barry Clayton is the narrator. They have a castle that can warp itself to any place, real or fictious. When the Castle warps it reminds me of POLTERGIEST at the end where the house implodes.

Nanny's voice reminds me of those Monty Python voices. It is soooo hilarious! The animation seems a little 70's-ish (i.e. repetative). This cartoon like all other cartoons and T.V. shows, spoof movies, and other shows. The credits are crazy! Keep your eyes peeled when you hear the part of the closing credits where it goes, "or your minds go.." there is alway something crazy in the credits like in the episode that spoofs weterns, where the credits says Stage coach something-something-something. or in the episode "Amnesic Duck" where the credits says memories...Erm... Duckula is a vegetarian vampire, best quote: "It's not easy being a vampire duck!" I don't where they get this idea to create this loveable cartoon. I think the inspiration was those graphic Hammer Dracula movies, or a British version of the 70's American cartoon character Quackula. Originally he was in those DANGER MOUSE episodes where he is a villain. My brother Merrill didn't like him because he had freaky looking eye-brows. The vampire duck appeared special guest in the early 90's British cartoon, VICTOR AND HUGO (the animation is cheap). If you are an 80's child, then watch it for old times sake!

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