Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Learning

Welcome to our learning page for Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, touring UK theatres from 9 February until 12 May 2018. All resources are available to view and download for free.

We'll be updating this page throughout the rehearsal period in January. Current resources include a series of drama workshops and writing exercises for teachers to use in the classroom. 

 

 

Resources
 
Themes and Context of the Play
Duality of Human Nature, Appearance and Reality, Morality.
 
Background
Short introduction to Robert Louis Stevenson 
 
Characters
Main characters in David Edgar’s adaptation
 
Interview: Writer David Edgar
David Edgar on adapting the story for the stage
 
 

 

Drama Workshops
 
Duality & Transformation
Exploring the theme of duality and transforma on in Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde.
 
Motif of Mirrors
Exploring the motif of mirrors in Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde
 
Narration and Storytelling
Exploring the use of narra on and storytelling in Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde
 
Staging a Scene
Stage an extract from Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde 
 
 

 

Writing Exercises
 
Activities for drama students after they have watched the production.
 
English Literature exercise using extract from Act1.
 
English Literature exercise using extract from Act1.
 
Exercise 3
English Literature and Drama activity.
 
 
 
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