Episode Detail: Nightmare! The Birth of Victorian Horror: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Classroom
“Nightmare: The Birth of Victorian Horror” recalls how Robert Louis Stevenson came to write his 1886 horror novel, “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” which was inspired by a series of nightmares and by a local businessman who was eventually unmasked as a thief. Included: Stevenson's destruction of his original novel at his wife's behest. Host: Christopher Frayling.