WINNER – Best Male Act (Solo Festival 2013)

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Presented by Brother Wolf
Based on the novella by Robert Louis Stevenson
Adapted and Performed by James Hyland
Directed by Phil Lowe
Music by Chris Warner

During his final lecture on the duality of humankind, the respectable Dr Jekyll reveals his strange association with the mysterious Edward Hyde and the shocking truth about his identity: that Hyde, unlike other human beings, is not only fundamentally evil, but also the very definition of it. Combining edge-of-your-seat thrills with stunning physical theatre, Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “bogey tale” is brought chillingly to life in this award-winning one-man show.

“Hyland is a genius. He has to be… extraordinary” ★★★★★ (Everything Theatre)
“the outstandingly talented James Hyland” ★★★★★ (What’s On Stage)
“outstanding and original… extremely impressive” ★★★★★ (What’s Peen Seen)
“A fantastic actor… Go and see it wherever you can.” ★★★★★ (Stafford Radio)
“not for the faint hearted… a spine tingling piece of theatre” ★★★★★ (The Theatre Twittic)
“Hyland triumphs… an enthralling performer.” (Harrogate Advertiser)
“absolutely superb… Hyland is magnificent” (Loitering In the Theatre)
“powerful, intense, spellbinding and disturbing” (The Yorkshire Times)
“magnificently intense, riveting theatre from one man” (The York Press)
“A fantastic, powerful and frightful performance.” (Staffordshire Living Magazine)
“gripping … terrifying… commanding performance” (The Public Reviews)
“astounding, faultless… do go and see this masterpiece” (Sue’s Musings)
“chilling… impressive… Remarkable… nerve-jangling” (The Morning Star)
“worth seeing for his performance alone… a superb actor.” (Frost Magazine)
“unmissable theatre for lovers of thrilling storytelling.” (Behind The Footlights)
“breathtaking… incredible… a perfect piece of theatre.” (Theatrical Eastbourne)
“Sophisticated and sharp… not a production to be missed.” (A Younger Theatre)
“Hyland’s thrilling solo drama… a veritable tour-de-force” (UK Theatre Network)
“Hyland’s performance is to be highly commended… exhilarating” (Plays To See)
“He had the audience spellbound… James is a master of the one-man shows” (Llanelli Star)
“One of the most mesmerising and terrifying performances you’ll ever see.” (The Times Guardian)
“Absorbing, atmospheric and terrifying… This is an incredible performance” (British Theatre Guide)

Running Time: 60 minutes (no interval)

Age Recommendation: 12+

Tickets £18 | £15 Members

Show information

When can I see the only performance of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde?

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Thursday 31 Oct 2024
Starts: 19:30

Standard £18.00

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