In London 1872 - the final battle between Lawrence van Helsing and Count Dracula on top of a coach results in Dracula dying from a stake made from the remains of a wooden wheel. Lawrence dies from his wounds and, as he is buried, a servant of Dracula buries the remains of the stake by the grave and keeps a bottle of Dracula's ashes and the ring. One hundred years later, the colourful 1972, Johnny, the great-grandson of the servant joins up with a "group" containing Jessica, the grand-daughter of the present vampire hunter, Abraham van Helsing and with their unknowing help resurrect Dracula in the 20th Century who is determined to destroy the house of Van Helsing, but who can believe that The king of the Vampires really exists and is alive - in 20th Century London?
Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>
The Count is back, with an eye for London's hotpants . . . and a taste for everything
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Did You Know?
Caroline Munroe observed how Peter Cushing would retreat to his dressing room, between takes. See more
The action supposedly takes place over a Friday-Sunday in September, 1972. On the Friday night, Jessica says Lawrence Van Helsing died September 18, 100 years ago to the day, but that Friday in 1972 was September 15. See more
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The words "Rest in Final Peace" appear on screen before the end credits roll. See more
Follows Horror of Dracula
Written by Sal Valentino
Performed by Stoneground See more