Casting Shadows

Barnabas Collins

The audience didn’t receive Dark Shadows too well when it began airing – it was just another soap-opera, with a so-and-so plot, which differentiated itself from others just by having a gothic feel. Unsurprisingly, for the series to find success, something needed to be done. And thus Barnabas Collins entered the scene, bringing with him […]

The Vampire’s Match: The Possession of Maggie Evans

Maggie Evans 2

In The Dark Shadows Companion, Lara Parker (Angelique) remembers her first day on the show. One of the show’s blossoming new stars, Kathryn Leigh Scott (who played Barnabas Collins’ first obsession Maggie Evans and her historical doppleganger Josette Du Pres) reassured Parker, saying ‘You won’t get to perfect your art on this show, but you […]