London, 2007. Tom Jackman is the only living descendent of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He has made a deal with his dark side: a body share. What Mr. Hyde doesn't know is that Tom has a family.... See full summary »
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 Dr. Tom Jackman / ... (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Claire Jackman / ... (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Peter Syme (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Katherine Reimer (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Freeman (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Benjamin (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Eddie Jackman (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Harry Jackman (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Malcolm (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Colonel Hart (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Christopher (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Pete (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Nicki (2 episodes, 2007)
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London, 2007. Tom Jackman is the only living descendent of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He has made a deal with his dark side: a body share. What Mr. Hyde doesn't know is that Tom has a family. There is a wife and two children that he'll do anything to protect from his dark side. With all the resources of modern technology, and the best surveillance hardware, he's determined to keep his dark side in line. He's done a deal with his own devil. What neither of them knows is that an ancient organisation, with limitless wealth and power, is monitoring their every move, and a plan over a century in the making is coming to fruition. Written by Anonymous

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It's 2007 and there's a new Dr Jekyll with an old problem...Mr Hyde. See more »


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Moffat wasn't sure if Gina Bellman was right for the role of Jekyll's wife after working with her for four years on Coupling (2000). Since that was a sitcom, he didn't think she could handle such a weighty, dramatic storyline. It made her more determined to win the role. See more »

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Benjamin: [interrupts Hyde in the middle of a sex act] I hope I didn't catch you in the middle of someone?
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The title appears intermittently in the background. In the last episode, it turns from Jekyll into Hyde. See more »

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Simply Excellent
16 June 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Just watched the first of the series on the BBC. Was not sure what to expect as I had not seen any publicity leading up to the broadcast.

I was very pleasantly surprised. Not just with the slowly revealing dark tones of the plot but also with the underlying eroticism from both the female and male protagonists.

There is quite a lot of attention to detail which hand in hand with the competent acting makes this very believable and therefore watchable. I very much hope the same quality is maintained throughout the series.

I have to say that I like the choice of James Nesbitt in the lead role. Not only because he is an actor who demonstrates, very admirably, human frailty but also he can show that hard edged centre which is believably portrayed.

Looking forward, very much, to the next instalment.


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