Longman School Drama: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde playscript Paperback
by David Edgar
Part of the Longman School Drama series
Based on Robert Louis Stevensonï¿½ s classic horror story, this dramatic adaptation shows the transformation of the mild-mannered Dr Jekyll into the fiendish Mr Hyde.
When Jekyll discovers a drug that can transform him, he becomes able to unleash the dark side of his nature onto the streets of Victorian London.
But he soon discovers the price of his double life.What are the themes?The struggle between good and evil, the conscious and unconscious, family relationships,Victorian society and morality.Teaching pointsWith one actor taking the roles of both Jekyll and Hyde, the play allows pupils to more easily understand that these characters are ï¿½ oneï¿½ person.
The play is suitable for use either at Key Stage 3, or to support the study of the novel at Key Stage 4.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 144 pages
- Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
- Publication Date: 01/04/2007
- Category: Plays, playscripts
- ISBN: 9781405856874