Watch Comic Con Q&A with cast of ITV’s ‘Jekyll and Hyde’

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The cast and writer of ITV’s Jekyll and Hyde gathered at Comic Con in London last month to preview the series.

Created by The Fast Show writer Charlie Higson and inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, the ten-part fantasy adventure drama will feature “spooky creatures, ghouls, zombies, werewolves and vampires” in 1930s London.

The Comic Con panel included writer and executive producer Charlie Higson with cast members Tom Bateman, Natalie Gumede and Richard E Grant.

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Watch highlights from the Q&A session…

Da Vinci’s Demons star Tom Bateman will play “young, attractive, troubled hero” Robert Jekyll, the grandson of the original doctor, alongside Richard E Grant (Downton Abbey) as Sir Roger Bulstrode, who heads the secret government department M10 known as ‘The Invisible Men’, and Natalie Gumede (Doctor Who) as Bella, who’ll be involved in a love triangle with Robert.

Jekyll and Hyde

The official synopsis reads: “At the heart of the drama is Robert Jekyll’s quest to discover his real identity, his true family history and the nature of his ‘curse’. Jekyll transforms into Hyde in moments of extreme anger, stress and when his or the lives of others are threatened.”

Watch the recent teaser…

Jekyll and Hyde begins on ITV this autumn.

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