We are taken back to Edinburgh, the nineteenth century, a world of shadows and invisible women...
Dr Jekyll returns to ‘Auld Reekie’ a respectable physician. At first, his good friend and lawyer Utterson is elated by the news. Yet on reuniting with the doctor, Utterson can’t help but suspect that something is amiss in the Jekyll house.
THE DOCTOR’S HEALTH IS DETERIORATING, HIS FORMER RECKLESSNESS REPLACED BY RELIGOUS ZEAL.
What secret knowledge is the butler hiding, and who is the evasive and unpleasant new lab assistant, Mr Hyde?
EVENTS SOON TAKE A TURN FOR THE WORSE, WHEN LONG-CAGED DEVILS ARE EVENTUALLY UNLEASHED..
This new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novella promises to be a physical blend of high energy and contemporary storytelling, featuring the novel’s famous characters, delivered by two actors.
Thunder Road is a North West based theatre company featuring a variety of award winning artists from all areas of performance. They are committed to the art of storytelling interweaved with the heightened physical dynamic of Biomechanics, creating an unremitting mixture of eye-grabbing and absorbing drama.
Alex Moran co-created Thunder Road and will be playing the central character’s Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Moran’s previous show Tales From The Blackjack began at the grass roots of a Preston pub and went on to become an awar winning production, winning him a Buxton Fringe Best Actor Award, the Jane Horrock’s Award for Outstanding Achievement and a much coveted Manchester Evening News Award for Best Performance in a Studio Production.
Hyde is at The Continental in Preston on 3 June, The Studio Liverpool 17 -18 June and The Pauper's Pitt in Buxton on 17 July, and 20 - 22 July.