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Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Tara Theatre – Review

Robert Louis Stevenson (Adapted by James Hyland) Directed by Phil Lowe★★★★★ Pros: This one-man show is incredibly demanding and physically taxing with multiple characters and non-stop dialogue. Award-winning actor James Hyland proves how talented he is, and sets a very high standard for theatrical performance. Cons: This not-to-missed production has a very short run: one night at the Tara Theatre. Our Verdict: James Hyland knows exactly what he’s doing and it’s a pleasure to watch someone with this incredible level ...

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Jekyll and Hyde, Southwark Playhouse – Review

Jonathan Holloway Directed by Jessica Edwards ★★ Pros: An original adaptation of a classic text. Cons: I found it easy to stop caring about what was going on. Our Verdict: Brilliantly sordid without actually being brilliant. Courtesy of Flipping the Bird Theatre This is an interesting one. Back in July one of my fellow Everything Theatre contributors reviewed this production before it went up to the Edinburgh Festival – as you will read, they felt rather differently to me about ...

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Jekyll and Hyde, Maltings Arts Centre

Jonathan HollowayDirected by Jessica EdwardsPresented by Red Shift – Flipping the Bird★★★★ Pros: This is a dark and exciting twist on a classic tale. Excellent writing supported by neat yet dynamic staging, and strong performances from the cast give this production high quality impact for the £10 ticket price. Cons: There are some awkward moments with a couple of props and I felt that Dr Jekyll could have been a little stronger with more contrast. It has a 12+ rating but ...

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