BOOK AT BEDTIME - A NIGHT WITH A VAMPIRE 2
A Night With A Vampire 2 was a week-long series of BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime broadcast over five nights starting on Monday, November 28, 2011 and ending on Friday, December 2, 2011.
Each story is 15 minutes in length and they were originally broadcast at 10:45 pm.
David Tennant reads five stories with this same theme which were all from the Victorian era and set in Europe.
This year's series are all 20th century tales from the US and the UK.
The stories were abridged by Robin Brooks, who also wrote A Quick Change and The Order of Release and adapted Love and Friendship and Fire in the Heart, all productions with David Tennant.
The series was a Pacificus production and the producer was Clive Brill, who spent seven years producing drama for BBC radio and in 1990 he became head of Development for BBC TV Series.
He formed Pacificus Productions and took on the "Shakespearean" task in 1996 of directing the entire Arkangel Shakespeare Series, in which David appears in nine plays.
In addition Clive has directed David in five other radio dramas The Order of Release, The Island, Murder in Samarkand, The Purple Land, the two part Afternoon Play series Stevenson in Love and in the staged reading of Edward III at The Globe.
Other Pacificus Productions David has appeared in include the Book of the Week readings of Robert Louis Stevenson's biography, the 2010 Book at Bedtime series Night of the Vampire, the radio plays A Quick Change, Love Virtually, Every Seventh Wave, which was also directed by Clive, and the Richard Wilson Radio 4 series Believe It!.
THE LADY OF THE HOUSE OF LOVE - NOVEMBER 28, 2011 - RUNTIME 14:00
This wonderful retake on the Sleeping Beauty story. A virginal English soldier, travelling through Romania by bicycle, finds himself in a deserted village. He comes across a mansion inhabited by a vampiress who survives by enticing young men into her bedroom and feeding on them. She intends to feed on the young soldier but his purity and virginity have a curious effect on her.......
Written by Angela Carter, take from her collection of short stories called "The Bloody Chamber."
THE GIRL WITH THE HUNGRY EYES - NOVEMBER 29, 2011 - RUNTIME 13:57
This 1949 story has exerted it's grip on many an imagination and has been filmed several times. It concentrates on the magnetic power of the Vampire and - in this case - the utterly captivating and inescapable lure of a Vampiress cum glamour model.
Written by Fritz Leiber.
BEWITCHED - NOVEMBER 30, 2011 - RUNTIME 14:01
A tale of Vampire possession written in 1925Saul Rutledge had a girlfriend before he married his current wife. Unfortunately, he still slips at night to see her. Even though she dies several years ago...
Written by Edith Wharton.
DRINK MY BLOOD - DECEMBER 1, 2011 - RUNTIME 14:09
Written by Richard Matheson.
A LOT OF MINCE PIES - DECEMBER 2, 2011 - RUNTIME 14:06
Written by Robert Swindells.