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Arrows & Traps Theatre bring their critically acclaimed modern twist to Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic classic reimagining it as a gripping political thriller set in the halls of American power.
This bold new adaptation stays true to the original text’s themes, making it a great night of entertainment for fans for the novella, a thrilling and clear physicalisation for GCSE students of the text, and the perfect launching point for newcomers to the tale.2020. The President Of The United States has fallen, impeached for corruption and now awaits trial. As the American senate slides into chaos, election fever grips the nation. In the wake of yet another mass shooting , Senator Henry Jekyll, a bold, young, liberal independent, announces his candidacy to run for the Oval Office. His one promise: to end America’s toxic love affair with guns. Emboldened by a landmark level of public support, and the backing of Big Pharma, Jekyll’s victory seems almost inevitable.
However, as Voting Day draws ever nearer, Gabrielle Utterson, Jekyll’s campaign manager grows increasingly suspicious of her senator’s running mate – Mister Edward Hyde. As the rumours and accusations multiply, Utterson must race to uncover exactly what power Hyde holds over Jekyll – before he becomes just one heartbeat away from the most powerful man in the free world.
Evenings 7pm plus 2pm matinee on Thursday
The Mousetrap is famous around the world as being the longest running show of any kind in the history of theatre and now it's back by popula...
World premiere stage production based on Kay Mellor's multi award-winning TV series.
A one-man show about Oscar Wilde's lover, Lord Alfred Douglas.