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Frankenstein | Blackeyed Theatre © Alex Harvey-Brown

Frankenstein   |   Production   |   Mary Shelley

Frankenstein | Blackeyed Theatre © Alex Harvey-Brown

About this production

Captured live in 2022, this production from Blackeyed Theatre features ensemble storytelling, multi-roling and live music to explore themes of revenge, prejudice and ambition.

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  • 3Written resources

Discover video and written resources to help you teach Frankenstein, including lesson activities, contextual guides, and exclusive behind-the-scenes insights into the Blackeyed Theatre production.

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Frankenstein (Blackeyed Theatre)

Dr Frankenstein obsesses over his creation in Blackeyed Theatre’s adaptation of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece, in which The Creature is brought to life through puppetry.

Frankenstein (BBC)

Helen McCrory leads an all-star cast in this thrilling adaptation of Frankenstein, set years in the future under the darkened skies of a post super-volcanic world.

Unlocked: Frankenstein

Focus on core areas of learning with the Unlocked: Frankenstein series, which offers a range of short, accessible e-learning videos to strengthen understanding of the text.

Frankenstein: Themes, Symbols, Plot and Structure

Writer Nick Lane shares his perspective on themes in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and how they inspired his adaptation for Blackeyed Theatre.

Puppetry in Frankenstein

Puppet maker and director Yvonne Stone discusses her process for creating The Creature in Blackeyed Theatre’s adaptation of Frankenstein.

Playing Victor Frankenstein

Actor Robert Bradley analyses the character of Victor Frankenstein in both Blackeyed Theatre’s adaptation and Mary Shelley’s novel.

Frankenstein and the Vampyre

Explore how the novel of Frankenstein came to life with this BBC docudrama based on an evening in 1816 where Lord Byron challenged his guests to a ghost story competition.

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