This adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic gothic thriller stars Phil Daniels, who will be taking on the extraordinary role of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
During one of his audacious experiments trying to separate good from evil in human nature, the kind and gifted Dr Jekyll inadvertently unleashes an alternative personality of pure evil … the mysterious Mr Hyde. As this sinister figure starts causing terror and havoc in foggy London, Jekyll must race to find a cure for his monstrous alter-ego before it takes over for good.
Phil Daniels extensive and varied credits include Jimmy Cooper in Quadrophenia, Richards in Scum and Kevin Wicks in EastEnders. He has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre and has appeared on stage in productions as diverse as Les Miserables and This House.
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is directed by Stephen Unwin, designed by Simon Higlett and adapted by Tony award-winning playwright David Edgar.