Robert Louis Stevenson

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Top 10 books about hellraisers
The full facts about debauched lives do not make happy reading, but authors from Robert Louis Stevenson to Hunter S Thompson offer thrilling reading without concealing the cost

David Fleming

21, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Jekyll and Hyde review – Stevenson’s shocker rewired as a riveting solo
Playwright Gary McNair turns the gothic novel into a brilliantly bewitching show performed by Audrey Brisson

Arifa Akbar

14, Oct, 2022 @1:53 PM

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Jekyll and Hyde review – #MeToo transformation explores monstrous masculinity
Neil Bartlett’s version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic has female leads laying bare the rot at the heart of a beastly boys’ club

Mark Fisher

07, Oct, 2022 @10:36 AM

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Top 10 mirrored lives in fiction
From Oscar Wilde to Daisy Johnson, parallel lives – and what they say about choices and circumstance – have long been a source of fascination and inspiration for novelists

Alex Hyde

23, Mar, 2022 @3:37 PM

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde review – theatre-film hybrid is an unwieldy beast
Hope Dickson Leach relocates RL Stevenson’s gothic chiller to its spiritual home in Edinburgh and gives it a modern format, but it’s a verbose, old-fashioned work

Mark Fisher

28, Feb, 2022 @12:01 AM

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‘Audiences want an event’: inside the groundbreaking new version of Jekyll and Hyde
Is it a play? Or is it a film? There are two sides to director Hope Dickson Leach’s ambitious staging of the classic Robert Louis Stevenson tale

Kate Wyver

10, Feb, 2022 @2:30 PM

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'Lost' letters reveal JM Barrie and Robert Louis Stevenson's mutual affection
Newly examined correspondence shows deep respect between Peter Pan and Treasure Island authors, who never met

Donna Ferguson

25, Oct, 2020 @6:47 AM

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'Thank goodness they made Jim Hawkins a lady!' Patsy Ferran on Treasure Island
As the National Theatre’s 2014 staging of the classic adventure is streamed online, its star remembers her breakthrough year

Interview by Chris Wiegand

14, Apr, 2020 @4:28 PM

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Poem of the week: Bright is the Ring of Words by Robert Louis Stevenson
I was surprised how much impact this Victorian classic holds. An untarnished golden oldie? I think so

Carol Rumens

17, Feb, 2020 @11:00 AM

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William Gray obituary
Literary critic whose multidisciplinary perspective revealed the existential depth of fairytales and fantasy

Donald Haase

12, Jul, 2019 @4:23 PM

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Jekyll & Hyde review – this teenage riot is furious and fearless
Evan Placey transforms the lead characters into women in a provocative version embraced by a brilliant young cast

Gareth Llŷr Evans

25, Apr, 2019 @1:30 PM

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Gloucester church with literary links reopens after £2.1m restoration
Banker James Wood, buried in the church, may have inspired Charles Dickens’s Scrooge

Steven Morris

24, Mar, 2019 @4:15 PM

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