Year 11 Jekyll & Hyde Trip

Thursday 4th October 2018

Rockwood Academy students took the opportunity to enrich their learning with a trip to The Old Rep Theatre on Wednesday 19th September to witness a production of Jekyll & Hyde and in preparation for their English Literature GSCE exam.

The production is based on the 19th century novella Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, bringing to life author Robert Louis Stevenson’s gothic tale of a respectable doctor turned savage murderer.

The novella, and its accompanying play, is often interpreted as an examination of the duality of human nature through the struggle between good and evil.

Students thoroughly enjoyed the light-hearted production and dramatization of the novella, expressing that they felt its helped enrich their understanding of the play in preparation for their English Literature GCSE exam.