National Theatre of Scotland: Dracula - Mina's Reckoning
Wed 11 to Sat 14 Oct 2023
Evenings 7.30pm | Matinee 2.30pm
Content warning: Contains scenes of violence, blood and frightening moments
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National Theatre of Scotland and Aberdeen Performing Arts in association with Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
Dracula: Mina's Reckoning
Protect your loved ains fae the claws o a beast
Under the buzzing lights of a psychiatric hospital in Aberdeenshire in 1897, Mina Murray recounts her encounters with the most terrifying of beasts: Dracula. A throng of patients listen with bated breath as they are transported to a world where immortality and ultimate power is possible, even for women - but with terrible consequences...
Not for the faint-hearted, Morna Pearson’s adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic tale is filled with her trademark humour and taste for the strange and grotesque. This breathtaking gothic production transposes the action to Scotland amid the wild beauty of the landscapes of the northeast which originally inspired the novel. With an all-women and non-binary ensemble cast, we witness the addiction, intoxication, and empowerment of Mina.
Miss this contemporary re-telling at your peril...
Based on the classic novel by Bram Stoker
a magnificent new version of Bram Stoker’s timeless story
Impressively reframed horror-thriller
this new adaptation is a resounding success
lush and imposing
Tickets from £19.50*
Wed 11 Oct 7:30 PM
Thu 12 Oct 7:30 PM CAP
For D/deaf and hard-of-hearing, captioning converts the spoken word into text which is displayed on an electronic caption unit – either near or on-stage or via a hand-held device.
Fri 13 Oct 7:30 PM
Sat 14 Oct 2:30 PM AD
Audio Description Available
An additional audio track for audiences with sight loss, explaining what’s happening on screen or on stage during gaps in the dialogue and sound effects.
British Sign Language
For patrons using sign language, this service usually involves one interpreter standing on or in front of the stage to sign the dialogue.
Sat 14 Oct 7:30 PM
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- Thu 12 Oct, 7.30pm
- Captioner: Glenda Carson
- Sat 14 Oct, 2.30pm
- Touch Tour: 1.30pm
- Audio Describer: Emma Jane McHenry
BSL Sign Language Interpreted
- Sat 14 Oct, 2.30pm
- Interpreters: Catherine King and Yvonne Strain
- Please note: the interpreters are integrated into the production and will be part of the action on stage, we, therefore, recommend booking seats close to the stage for clarity
Friends 20% off on Standard Tickets (excl. Fridays & Saturdays)
Terms and conditions apply
Groups (8+) £6 off Stalls and Dress (excl. Fridays & Saturdays)
Please note groups cannot be booked online. If you wish to book a Group, please contact our dedicated Groups email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone on 0131 529 6005.
School Groups £10 tickets, 1 teacher free for every 10 students (excl. Fridays & Saturdays)
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Concessions £3 off (excl. Fridays & Saturdays)
Concessions are limited and may be withdrawn at any time.
Young Scot/Student Standbys £10*
Discounts are available to people with disabilities. These cannot be booked online, please contact box office to buy your tickets. If you would like to book a wheelchair space or if you have any special requirements, please phone the box office who can advise.
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- or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Young Scot/Student Standby tickets are subject to availability on the day of the performance and can only be purchased in person at the Box Office from 12pm. A valid Student ID or Young Scot ID is required, or proof of age for under 26s. Must use own ID. Only one ticket per card.
All discounts may be withdrawn at any time.
Conceived by Morna Pearson and Sally Cookson
Story by Morna Pearson, Sally Cookson and Rosie Kellagher
Additional material devised by The Company
Written by Morna Pearson
Directed by Sally Cookson
Designer Kenneth Macleod
Video Design Lewis Den Hertog
Composer Benji Bower
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