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Jekyll and Hyde - Make Mine a Double! by Thos Ribbits and Tim Saward
illustrations by Matt Latchford and Lucy Izzard / Photographs by Dave Gatward

Jekyll Home (Video) | Script and Songs | Digital Show | Characters | Pictures | The "Making Of" Video


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The Characters

Like all pantos, Jekyll & Hyde, is populated by a larger-than-life cast of heros, heroines, men as women and women as men. Glance through the list of who's who here.


Male
Henry Jekyll

The good-natured doctor who invents a potion. Could be played by a strong singer anywhere between his mid-twenties and late middle-age

Songs:
Opening Time
Essence Distillation Engine
Dual
Bring Back My Memory To Me
You Are Everything You Need
Finale


Female
Miss Ann Thrope (Matron)

Principal villain, alongside Hyde. Matron is a frustrated underling at the hospital with a real appetite for power over others. She enjoys mistreating people and other horrible schemes.

Songs:
Opening Time
Dog With A Bone
Those Men
Finale


Male
Lanyon

A hypochondriac who bedevils Doctor Jekyll with numerous comic imagined complaints.

Songs:
Opening Time
You Are Everything You Need
Finale


Male/Female
Burke and Head

Small time crooks and sidekicks to Matron - a double act

Songs:
Opening Time
Corruption
Those Men (Head only)
You Are Everything You Need
Finale


Female
Molly O'Loan

The heroine and Matron's downtrodden ward. Despite being treated as a skivvy, Molly has a love of books and learning. She may not always apply the theory correctly, and needs to learn to use more than just her brain.

Songs:
Molly O'Loan
Essence Distillation Engine
Model Pupil
Bringing It Together
You Are Everything You Need
Finale


Male
Jack Lather

The hero and Lulu's difficult son. Jack is prankish, boisterous and doesn't see much beyond the next few minutes. Is always up to something that's likely to get him into trouble.

Songs:
Essence Distillation Engine
Model Pupil
Bringing It Together
You Are Everything You Need
Finale


Male
Edward Hyde

The villain - the flipside of Dr Jekyll. Hyde is savage, animalistic and dangerous to know. He lives in the shadow of Jekyll, longing to escape from him and become his own man.

Songs:
Dog With A Bone
Dual
Hyde Triumphant
Finale


Male (in drag)
Lulu Lather

The dame - she runs the hospital laundry and borrows the clothes, so that every time you see her she has a different persona (usually someone much richer and more cultured than her). She'd like to be quality, but isn't qualified.

Songs:
Pretty Little Dresses
Essence Distillation Engine
I Know My Station (cut)
Bringing It Together
Underneath These Starches
Bring Back My Memory To Me
Finale


Female (in drag)
Sheerluck Jones

An incompetent detective, who believes he is the greatest deductive thinker of all time.

Songs:
I Always Get My Man
I Know My Station (cut)
Finale


Male
PC Poo

Sidekick of Sheerluck Jones, a 12-year old policeman. Cameo.

Songs:

Finale