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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

National Theatre Scotland

Hope Dickson Leach | 2022 | 100 MINS

Within the century-old walls of historic Leith Theatre in Edinburgh, something sinister is stirring. A gothic tale of double lives, inner demons and a brutal reality.

In Detail

The Jekyll and Hyde story takes on its own hybrid identity in this unique retelling. Concerned by his good friend Dr Henry Jekyll’s recent behaviour, Gabriel Utterson is driven to uncover the identity of the mysterious and dangerous Mr. Hyde, to whom Jekyll is enthralled. Whilst on this search for the truth, Utterson finds himself seduced by the society of Edinburgh’s rich and powerful, but beneath the glossy façade lies a grim and brutal reality.

A first for National Theatre of Scotland, this exciting and unique theatre/cinema production is captured live from Leith Theatre and broadcast live into cinemas across the UK on the 27th February.

"Jekyll and Hyde is a masterpiece by one of Scotland’s best storytellers deserving of a ground-breaking and challenging interpretation. What better tale to explore hybrid storytelling? Working with the National Theatre of Scotland to create this innovative piece has not only allowed me to collaborate with some of the most talented theatre and film makers in Scotland, but also to explore the narrative and formal questions that inspire me as an artist. I am so grateful to National Theatre of Scotland for consistently supporting and celebrating work that pushes the boundaries of storytelling.” - Hope Dickson Leach, Director

100m no interval.

Tickets £17.50 (Friends £15)