Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde


Our learning programme includes in-school drama workshops, gothic fiction workshops and a page to stage. All workshops are bookable by email to [email protected].

In-school — Drama Workshop

A fast-paced, exciting and engaging workshop which focuses on themes of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, giving students the opportunity to explore some of the dramatic techniques used in the play, and to consider their opinions of the main issues within the piece.

Duration: 1 hour
Free for schools and students booking 20+ tickets to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde*

In-school — The History of Horror: A Gothic Fiction Creative Writing Workshop

A thrilling and interactive tour through the world of Gothic literature, beginning with an amusing introduction to the life of a horror writer and a dramatic ‘campfire’-style reading. With appropriate imagery, students will then be guided from the early roots of strange fiction in ancient literature, through the dark Germanic folklore that inspired the Brothers Grimm, to the social and scientific earthquakes of the Industrial Revolution and Darwinism that informed the Victorian classics of the genre. At the conclusion, students will have a firm idea of the origins of Gothic, its common themes, and its historical and modern relevance. 

William Hussey is the author of several award-winning supernatural novels for children and adults. His latest, Jekyll’s Mirror, is a modern-day reworking of Jekyll and Hyde set against a backdrop of social media and cyberbullying. He has almost a decade of experience delivering school workshops in the UK and abroad.

Duration: Up to 2 hours + Q&A
The price of this workshop is £300.

Page to Stage

Onstage pre-show session offering students a unique insight to the rehearsal process. Members of the company demonstrate how key moments of this production have been brought to life on stage. An interactive event where students will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end.

Duration: 1 hours
Free for schools and students booking 20+ tickets to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde*

*Subject to availability, first come first served basis. Some workshops may require a certain number of participants.

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