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What Did You Think of Dracula: The Dark Compass?

Count Dracula has made it to England! Dracula concluded this evening with shocks, wit, and style – just as you’d expect from the same production team that brought us Sherlock. This was Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ first TV work together since Moffat left the role of Doctor Who showrunner and Gatiss seemingly vacated the writing roster with him (although we’d be pleased to see either name added to future series, of course).

The 3-part series introduced us to the head vampire, played by Claes Bang (undead, not unreasonable) and Dolly Wells’ Sister Agatha (she’s all your nightmares at once – an intelligent woman with a crucifix); came up with some brilliantly horrid ideas and visuals; and dumped the Count in England (because you are what you eat).

So what did you think of this concluding episode? How’d it fare in relation to the previous two? How does the series stand overall? And was it better than The Golden Compass? (They’re related franchises, right?)

Vote in our poll so we can gauge whether it sucks or is bloody good!

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Now you’ve voted, please leave your thoughts in the comments section below.

Don’t forget to watch Mark Gatiss’ documentary, In Search of Dracula on BBC2 now (i.e. straight after Dracula), or catch it on iPlayer!

Philip Bates

Editor and co-founder of the Doctor Who Companion. When he’s not watching television, reading books ‘n’ Marvel comics, listening to The Killers, and obsessing over script ideas, Philip Bates pretends to be a freelance writer. He enjoys collecting everything. Writer of The Black Archive: The Pandorica Opens/ The Big Bang, The Silver Archive: The Stone Tape, and 100 Objects of Doctor Who.

What Did You Think of Dracula: The Dark Compass?

by Philip Bates time to read: 1 min
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