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Jekyll and Hyde - Lion and Unicorn Theatre

Preview by Lizzie Guilfoyle

JEKYLL and Hyde, written by Adam Dechanel and based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, runs at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre from Tuesday, September 30 to Saturday, October 25, 2014.

A young lawyer visiting his Doctor friend at the London College of Tropical Diseases stumbles onto a series of horrifically dismembered corpses and takes it upon himself to hunt the killer.

As more students die and funding to the college is threatened, the race is on to solve the case before it’s too late.

When links between the dead and his friend Henry Jekyll arise, the mystery takes an even more sinister turn. Is Jekyll next on the killer’s list or is there something more horrifying to the mystery?

You may think you know the Robert Louis Stevenson classic but perhaps there is even more to this curious case than you know…

Jekyll and Hyde is directed, staged and produced by Simon James Collier, director of Frankenstein and The Corruption of Dorian Gray.

The cast includes Rebecca Bell (as Molly Enfield/Sarafina Accorsi), Elizabeth Bryant (Penelope Carew), Rory Fairbairn (Dr. Henry Jekyll), Leonora Haig (Mrs. Hilda Poole/Lady Henning), Tom Hartill (Mr Gabriel John Utterson), Connie Jackson (Mary Reilly/Tamzin), Darragh Kelliher (Sir George Carew/Inspector Trevor Willard) and Wyatt Wendels (Mr. Edward Hyde).

Jekyll and Hyde has choreography and movement direction by Omar F. Okai, lighting by Michael Edwards and sound by James Corner. Co-producers are Adam Dechanel and Omar F. Okai and associate producer/assistant director is Michael Batten.

Jekyll and Hyde is suitable for ages 13 years and above.

Tickets: £19 (adults), £15 (concessions) – available from the box office on 08444 77 1000 or from www.ticketweb.co.uk/.

Times: Tuesday to Saturday at 7.30pm, Saturday matinee at 3.30pm.

Running Time: 2 hours with a 15 minute interval.