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  • Henrietta & Eleanor: A Retelling of Jekyll and Hyde

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Robert Louis Stevenson, Libby Spurrier - dramatist
  • Narrated by: Holliday Grainger, Clive Mantle, Carla Mendonça, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18

Dr Jekyll, a charming doctor explores the possibility of dividing the dark and light side of her personality, but in doing this she creates a monster, Eleanor Hyde. For many years she manages to live under the radar, keeping her dark secret unknown to those around her. However, gradually her evil side gains strength until Dr Jekyll is overwhelmed by Eleanor Hyde, to disastrous consequences. An exploration of human duality and forces of good and evil, this modern retelling is compelling and eerie and retains the disturbing nature of the original text. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Modern Re-telling That's Stuck in the Past

  • By Simon on 23-11-18

A CLASSIC THAT'S RIGHT UP TO DATE

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-12-18

Excellent performances in this clever and chilling reworking of a classic the brings it right up to date.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Magus

  • By: John Fowles
  • Narrated by: Charles Dance, Full Cast, Hayley Atwell, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Nicholas Urfe, a young British graduate, runs away from his monotonous life to take up a teaching post on the small Greek island of Phraxos. There he meets the enigmatic figure of Maurice Conchis, and slowly gets drawn into a world full of strange encounters and psychological tricks on Conchis' estate at Bourani. When Conchis introduces Nicholas to the enchanting and mysterious Lily Montgomery, reality and illusion begin to intertwine.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not worth the listen.

  • By Bridget A. on 25-01-19

Superb performances

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-11-18

A wonderfully plotted drama with intriguing characters who deliver twists and turns when you least expect them.