BBC One has set the Dracula premiere date for New Year’s Day at 9 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. The three-part series will air on three consecutive nights starting on January 1, 2020. In case you missed it, you can still watch the first trailer here.
Dracula was written by Sherlock’s Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat. The series is produced by Hartswood Films and is a co-production between BBC One and Netflix. A Netflix launch date has not yet been announced yet.
Claes Bang stars as Dracula in this brand new mini-series inspired by Bram Stoker’s classic novel. The cast includes John Heffernan, Joanna Scanlan, Dolly Wells, Sacha Dhawan, Jonathan Aris, Morfydd Clark, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Lyndsey Marshal, Chanel Cresswell, Matthew Beard, Lydia West, Paul Brennen, Sarah Niles, Sofia Oxenham, John McCrea, Phil Dunster and television newcomer Millicent Wong.
Jonny Campbell (Informer, Westworld), Damon Thomas (Killing Eve, Penny Dreadful) and Paul McGuigan (Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, Sherlock) direct Dracula’s three feature-length installments.
A Hartswood Films production, Dracula was commissioned for BBC One by Charlotte Moore, Director of BBC Content and Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama, and is a co-production with Netflix. It is written and created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. The executive producers are Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue for Hartswood Films, Ben Irving for the BBC and it will be handled by Larry Tanz and Carolyn Newman for Netflix.
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Your New Year is gonna suck but never fear… #Dracula, a three day reign of horror, starts 1st January 2020. Dracula, from the makers of #Sherlock, is a three-part mini-series on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. The feature length episodes will air on 1st, 2nd and 3rd January at 9pm.