Tags : Jekyll and Hyde

Theatre Review: Jekyll And Hyde // The Old Vic

R. L. Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, published in 1886, is a dark and gothic tale that most people are acquainted with in some way or another. Exploring a scientific experiment gone wrong, it’s a narrative of duality; good versus evil, intuitive versus psychological, clashing of personalities, and two sets […]Read More

Theatre News: Free Jekyll & Hyde Streaming From The Old

Drew McOnie’s groundbreaking adaptation of Jekyll & Hyde will be free to stream on YouTube from 5th August, courtesy of independent not-for-profit production theatre The Old Vic. The dance thriller combines original music by Grant Olding with McOnie’s Oliver Award-winning choreography and directing. The production was designed by Soutra Gilmour, with sound by Sebastian Frost […]Read More

Book Review: The Island of Doctor Moreau // H.G. Wells

Set in the Victorian age of new scientific discovery and experimentation, H. G. Wells’ novel is introspective and thought-provoking. It was received in a similar way to Stevenson’s Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – the two books were published about a decade apart – and deals with much the same themes: how far new scientific progression […]Read More