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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: David Edgar From the novel by: Robert Louis Stevenson Director: Kate Saxon Reviewer: Gareth Davies There is much that sends shivers of terror down the spine from this touring production of David Edgar's adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novella. The original story almost single-handedly created the genre of psychological horror, but perhaps the scariest thing here is the ...

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Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical – Floral Pavilion, New Brighton

Music/Lyrics: Frank Wildhorn Book/Lyrics: Leslie Bricusse Additional Lyrics: Steve Cuden Director: Elsie Kelly Reviewer: Vikki Goodwin As the autumn leaves begin to fall, and the nights draw in there are few plans better than spending an evening enveloped within the warm glow of the theatre. Halloween is just around the corner, and with that in mind something spine tingingly sinister ...

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Jekyll and Hyde the Musical – Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Leslie Bricusse Music: Frank Wildhorn, Lyrics: Frank Wildhorn, Leslie Bricusse and Steve Cuden Director: Mark Feakins Choreographer: Martin Scattergood Reviewer: Sheila Stratford The timeless thriller Jekyll and Hyde the Musical is based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”, which is set in Victorian London. Dr Jekyll maintains it is possible to ...

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NEWS: Britain’s Got Bhangra UK Tour to open in Manchester

A brand new touring production of the musical Britain’s Got Bhangra has been announced today, opening at Manchester’s Palace Theatre on 3 September ahead of a UK tour. Charting the rise of British Bhangra from the sequin clad 80s through to the RnB fusion in today’s charts,Britain’s Got Bhangra follows Twinkle, a farmer’s son from Punjab, India who comes to ...

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Jekyll and Hyde – The Lion and The Unicorn Theatre, London

Writer: Adam Deschanel Director: Simon James Collier Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Jekyll and Hyde is about the duality of man’s nature – the civilised and tamed creature of society versus the animalistic fight for survival. Balancing these two elements and controlling them is a challenge for everyone. Anyone who commutes in London will be more than familiar with the idea ...

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The Man Inside – Landor Theatre, London

Book: Tony Rees and Gary Young Music: Tony Rees Lyrics: Tony Rees and Gary Young with additional material from Dave Willetts Director: Robert McWhir Reviewer: Fran Beaton I was curious as to the need for another reinterpretation of Jekyll and Hyde considering the success and longevity of the original musical. However the Landor Theatre put on a version (written by ...

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Jekyll and Hyde – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Jessica Edwards Director: Jonathan Holloway Reviewer: James Bartholomeusz [rating:4] The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is indeed, as director Jessica Edwards writes in her programme introduction, “a plot familiar yet also misremembered”. Most people come across this gothic classic second-hand through parodies or popularised Halloween rites; fewer encounter the text in its original with its nexus ...

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