Our Vampires Are Different: Radio

Vampires do not often feature in the radio medium, although the BBC has in the past dramatised Bram Stoker's Dracula for radio performance, in both straight and comedy parody versions.

Speaking of comic parody:-

  • Religion Is Magic:- the surrealist BBC Radio Four comedy series The Burkiss Way once did an extended parody of Dracula. The naive young lawyer arrives in Transylvania to realise things are not what they seem. In fear and panic, Harker protects himself as best he can:
    I laid a semi-circle of nuns around the bed and tied an archbishop and a rural dean to each bedpost. Finally I hung Cliff Richard up over the bedhead...