Frankenstein's Wedding

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Frankenstein's Wedding (also known as Frankenstein's Wedding… Live in Leeds) is a live musical drama based on Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein. The show was broadcast live on BBC Three on 19 March 2011 from Kirkstall Abbey.[1]


The show followed the same story line as Shelley's novel, however it was based mostly around the night of Victor Frankenstein's wedding. An audience of 12,000 watch from Kirkstall Abbey as Victor and Elizabeth Lavenza get married. However throughout the event scenes which had been filmed prior were shown, mainly focusing on Frankenstein's monster. There were moments in which the cast sang well known songs including Andrew Gower performing the song "Wires" by Athlete.



The drama was nominated for the sport and live event award at the 2012 British Academy Television Awards.[3]


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