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Meet the cast of BBC One’s Dracula – from Claes Bang to Dolly Wells

THE legend of Dracula is back with a bang in an upcoming BBC TV adaptation that looks set to deliver a whole lot of horror to our screens.

But what fans really want to know is who is going to star in the BBC One drama? Here’s everything you need to know...

Who stars in Dracula?

Claes Bang as Dracula 

Claes Bang is a Danish actor and musician from Denmark.

The 50-year-old actor is best known for starring as art museum curator Christian in the 2017 film The Square.

He also recently starred as Jan Holster in The Girl in the Spider’s Web.

Bang is fluent in five languages and is also a musician, playing under the name This Is Not America.

Claes said: "I am thrilled to be taking on the role of Dracula, especially when the script is in the hands of the incredible talents of Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss and the team responsible for Sherlock.

"I'm so excited that I get to dig in to this iconic and super-interesting character. Yes he's evil, but there's also so much more to him, he’s charismatic, intelligent, witty and sexy.

"I realise that there's a lot to live up to with all the amazing people that have played him over the years, but I feel so privileged, to be taking on this incredible character."

John Heffernan as Jonathon Harker 

The Loch, Luther, Ripper Street and Outlander are just a few of the TV dramas John has featured in during his career. He’s also played the role of Lord Altrincham in The Crown and Sam Spence in Collateral.

Joanna Scanlan as Mother Superior

Joanna has starred in The Accident, Hold The Sunset, No Offence and Death Comes to Pemberley during her career.

Dolly Wells as Sister Agatha

Dolly’s acting credits include appearances in the Bridget Jones’ Diary movie franchise, Some Girls, Can You Ever Forgive Me, The IT Crowd and 45 Years.

Morfydd Clark as Mina

Morfydd has appeared in His Dark Materials, Patrick Melrose, Athur & George and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

Mark Gatiss as Frank

Mark might have co-written the drama with Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffatt, but he’s also an actor and has starred in a number of well known TV dramas including Doctor Who, Wolf Hall, Sherlock, Game of Thrones and Good Omens.