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Bram and the Guv’nor: Henry Irving and his manager onstage together

Through his novel Dracula and the numerous adaptations of it, writer Bram Stoker is probably now better known than the man who was his “Guv’nor”, the great late-Victorian actor Henry Irving. The two men had a working relationship that lasted almost … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker’s centenary and the Shakespeare connection

2012 marks the centenary of the death of Bram Stoker. At the time of his death on 20 April 1912 he would probably have seen the years he spent in London, theatrical manager to the great Shakespearian actor Henry Irving, … Continue reading

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