The BBC has kindly provided Frankensteinia readers with a selection of photographs from Frankenstein’s Wedding, broadcast live from Leeds last Saturday, March 19, 2011.
All photographs here are by Matt Squires, Copyright BBC, and used with permission.
Angry villagers typically invade Castle Frankenstein, but here the mood is festive as thousands attend Frankenstein’s Wedding, live from the grounds of Leeds' magnificent Kirkstall Abbey.
A beautiful but doomed couple. Liverpool's Andrew Gower and EastEnders star Lacey Turner star as Victor Frankenstein and Elizabeth Lavenza.
Jemima Rooper as Elizabeth’s bridesmaid, Justine, gets the wedding reception going.
David Harewood as The Creature, with his laboratory Bride. The Birmingham-born actor’s roles have included playing Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King. He’s appeared in television adaptations of Philip Pullman’s novels and an episode of Doctor Who.
Betrayed by Frankenstein, denied a Bride of his own, The Creature crashes the wedding ceremony.
A wedding tragedy. Lacey Turner as the bloodied Bride of Victor Frankenstein.