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‘A guarantee of quality’: THE STRANGE CASE OF JEKYLL & HYDE – Brockley Jack Studio Theatre & Touring

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Arrows and Traps’ residency at the Brockley Jack is a guarantee of quality. This new adaptation, from director and writer Ross McGregor, of the classic novel sets the scene in 21st century America; amongst school shootings, right wing rhetoric, sexuality and the science that makes Jekyll & Hyde seem a possibility rather than a fantasy.

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Q&A video: Why did Arrows & Traps reset Jekyll & Hyde during the US presidential race?

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Arrows & Traps’ 18th production in its five-year history is also its tenth at London’s Brockley Jack Theatre, where it is now an associate company, and its third in a Gothic trilogy. And it’s a corker.

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‘The total theatrical package’: THE STRANGE CASE OF JEKYLL & HYDE – Brockley Jack Studio Theatre & Touring ★★★★★

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Arrows & Traps’ track record adapting classics is second to none, and with this new production of The Strange Case of Jekyll & Hyde Ross McGregor has created something startlingly modern and original that still embraces its Victorian origins.

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for Arrows & Traps new US presidential race-set version of Jekyll & Hyde

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After their current summer hit with One Giant Leap, Arrows & Traps will return to Brockley Jack Theatre in September when, as part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will join them on Friday 6 September 2019 for Jekyll & Hyde. Got any questions?

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’One of the highest quality Fringe productions I have seen for a while’: THE WHITE ROSE – Brockley Jack Theatre

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Arrow and Traps’ re-telling of the story of The White Rose is apt in times of increased authoritarianism around the world. In Sophie Scholl, the most famous and youngest member to executed by the Nazi Government for treason, Lucy Ionnou shows us the human behind the activist.

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FEATURED SHOW: Arrows & Traps’ Frankenstein at Brockley Jack Theatre, ★★★★ reviews are in!

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Have you caught the Arrows & Traps’ “fearlessly inventive” adaptation of Frankenstein? The production has been nominated for two Offies – Best Director for Ross McGregor and Best Supporting Actor for Will Pinchin as the Creature – and is now continuing at London’s Brockley Jack Theatre on 21 October 2017. A selection of some of our favourite review quotes, as well as buzz …

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Meet the monster & Mary Shelley behind a new take on Frankenstein

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In Arrows & Traps new adaptation of Frankenstein, running from 26 September to 21 October 2017 at west London’s Brockley Jack Theatre, the classic gothic novel’s author Mary Shelley is part of the play’s action. Watch the video and see creature transformation photos here – then get booking!