Jekyll and Hyde

'Strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Abridged in 10 episodes and read by John Sessions with Julian Rhind-Tutt as Dr Jekyll and David Shaw-Parker as Dr Lanyon. Consultant: Alison Powell.

This adaptation of 'Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' uses the original text and is intended for KS3 and KS4 students studying it as a GCSE set text. Each video episode features annotated scrolling text or you can choose to listen to the audio-only version if preferred.

The abridgement includes approximately half of the original text. Transcripts of each episode are available below and on the individual webpages.

Please note: the text includes brief descriptions of violence against a child (Chapter 1, repeated in Chapter 2) and murder (Chapter 4).

1. Story of the door
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2. Search for Mr Hyde
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3. Dr Jekyll was quite at ease
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4. The Carew murder case
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5. Incident of the letter
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6. Remarkable incident of Dr Lanyon
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7. Incident at the window
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8. The last night
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9. Dr Lanyon's narrative
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10. Henry Jekyll's full statement of the case
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BBC Teach: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Song: Characters
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BBC Teach: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Song: Themes
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