A twisted tale of nerve-jangling horror

This adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic gothic thriller stars Phil Daniels as both Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

In a secret experiment, the upright and respectable Dr Henry Jekyll splits his personality into two, releasing the fiendish and murderous Edward Hyde.

As Hyde brings about mayhem, terror and death in foggy London, can Jekyll find a way to suppress his monstrous alter-ego, before it takes him over for good?

Starring Phil Daniels as Dr Jekyll / Mr Hyde

For Edgar, Jekyll and Hyde taps into a very real sense of threat, and that the world out there is a very dangerous place. There’s the question, too, of what we are like, because we continue not just to be frightened about suicide bombers, but about criminals, and about terrible acts of inexplicable violence.”

Theatre credits include leading roles at the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Court. Most recently he starred in Anthony and Cleopatra, The Knight of the Burning Pestle (Shakespeares Globe); Les Miserables (West End) and This House (National Theatre/West End).

Film credits include The Hatton Garden Job; Quadrophenia; Breaking Glass; Scum; Bad Behaviour; Goodnight Charlie Bright; Chicken Run; Freebird and Vinyl.

Television credits include Zapped; Rock & Chips; Sunnyside Farm; Time Gentlemen Please; Gimme Gimme; Outlaws; The Long Firm; Holding On; Eastenders; New Tricks; Poirot and Moonfleet.

Phil recorded and toured with Blur, providing a vocal for their huge hit Park Life. He has also sung with The Stranglers and The Who.

In 2011 Phil released his autobiography   Class Actor.

Directed by Kate Saxon

Kate is a freelance director for theatre, television and film. She was Associate Director at Shared Experience from 2000-2012. As a freelance director her credits include The Real Thing (West Yorkshire Playhouse/ETT), French Lieutenant’s Woman (UK Tour), Far from the Madding Crowd (ETT), After Miss Julie (Chapter Arts, Cardiff & Irish Tour), Nine Parts of Desire (The Public Theatre, New York), Scratching the Facade (Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham Rep), Deviser and Artistic Director  As You like It   Shared Experience UK Tour.  Film and TV credits include : Capture the Flag (Paramount Pictutes, animated feature film as Voice director), Doctors and a returning director on Eastenders for the BBC.

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The play is suitable for use either at Key Stage 3, or to support the study of the novel at Key Stage 4.

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