Within each man, there lies the capacity for infinite good...and infinite evil.
Dr. Henry Jekyll: Good-natured, friendly and sociable.
Mr. Edward Hyde: Misanthropic, violent and uncontrollable.
Prosecutor Gabriel John Utterson, a friend of Jekyll’s, is about to be plunged into the worlds of both men - and will discover the terrifying secret that binds them. From the rain-slicked streets of London to the innermost depths of the human psyche, the award winning Colonial Radio Theatre proudly brings Robert Louis Stevenson’s masterpiece to chilling, nightmarish life.
©2012 The Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
Intriguing, entertaining, and spellbinding.
I love dramatized books done by the BBC and LA Theatre Works. This book reminded me of the dramatized version of The Crucible by Arthur Miller.
I liked John Utterson's character.
I enjoyed the entire story and was excited to see how the entire story wrapped up. I liked how the book ended.
"great listen and fascinating story"
The idea of a split personality being exactly that "split" is one that is both intriguing and frightening, the good side being the perfect gentleman and the bad being out of control. The ideas and cruel possibilities of Dr Jekyll's realisation and the horrid memories for those left with the truth of the tale.
Utterson is my favourite as he is strong, inquisitive and is determined to look out for a friend.
I have listened to many performances but this remains a firm favourite, from hearing it on a radio station as a young child.
I was moved by the regret in Dr Jekyll's voice as he tells of his life and that of his Mr Hyde.
although Dr Jekyll disliked the horrid side that was Mr Hyde he was also fascinated by it and could not help but have him as part of his life until it was no longer in his control like many things in all our lives.
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