Danish actor Claes Bang, 52, best known as The Affair’s Sasha Mann, plays the world’s most famous vampire in the BBC’s new three-part adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic.
- BBC’s three-part adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula premieres tonight at 9pm
- The series, from the creators of Sherlock, stars Claes Bang as the vampire
- Opening scene hints the Count might have had sex with his victims
- Bang, 52, also spends an ‘eyebrow-raising amount of time naked’ on screen
The show’s overtly sexual nature was also noted by Matthew Moore of The Times, who revealed the series includes a ‘sex scene between Dracula and Jonathan Harker (John Heffernan), the [British] solicitor dispatched to his Romanian lair’.