Best known for being the epicentre of “Swinging London” in the 1960s, Carnaby Street has long been a home for urban bohemians, from the Mods in the Sixties, to the punks of the Seventies and Eighties. Still a bustling centre of fashion and culture, Carnaby Street today plays host to some of the most stylish boutiques, cafés and bars in London.
Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned.
Dame Daphne du Maurier was a British author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca (which won the Best Picture Oscar in 1941) and Jamaica Inn and the short stories "The Birds" and "Don't Look Now". The first three were directed by Alfred Hitchcock.