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The Strange Case of Jekyll & Hyde

Morna Pearson’s rewrite of Stevenson’s classic short story brought Jekyll and Hyde to Edinburgh, using the revised location to help draw out the contrast between dark and light that runs central to the plot. The tale focuses on Jekyll’s daughter, Miriam (Emma McCaffrey), and an inversion of what would have been the typical or expected […]

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Bennett’s History Boys repeats itself

The King’s Theatre’s production of The History Boys is full of quotes. The staff and student body of Bennett’s Sheffield high school reel off vast swathes of the English canon in Kate Saxon’s production at the King’s Theatre. But so too is Bennett’s dialogue; it has become quotable, as the audience on Tuesday night’s production […]