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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

20 September @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Production by: Blackburn Drama Club “He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.” Samuel Johnson. In fog-bound, repressed Victorian London, Dr Henry Jekyll is close to a discovery that will change the face of medical science… but his methods are less than ethical. When a colleague threatens to expose and destroy his work, Jekyll is forced down a dark path, a path that leads to the evil and brutal Edward Hyde. Love, betrayal and murder combine in this spellbinding adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson s gothic, psychological fantasy. Combining ensemble story-telling, physical theatre andan atmospheric soundscape, Lane’s razor-sharp script remains true to the spirit and themes of the original novella while offering one or two dark twists. Disturbing, gripping and thought-provoking, this is unmissable theatre. Previous Reviews: “A thrillingly dark drama” The Stage (the original adaptation) “A finely crafted adaptation that will keep you fastened to your seat” British Theatre Guide (The original adaptation) “Lane explores the scientific ideas of the day and the development of neuroscience without it feeling like a foundation lecture in ‘A’ level psychology” The Independent “An absorbing, immersive and exciting ada

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