My heart is black. It stinks. My mind, once filled with dreams of beauty is a furnace of revenge. Three years ago when I was born I laughed for joy at the heat of the sun. I cried at the call of the birds. The world was a cornucopia to me, now it is a waste of frost and snow.
My God! Muscular coordination - hand and eye - excellent tissue - perfect balance!
Creature:Why then did you create me?
Victor: To prove that I could!
Creature: So you make sport with my life?
Victor: In the cause of science! You were my greatest experiment - but an experiment that has gone wrong. An experiment that must be curtailed!
Olivier Awards 2012 Winners
Best Actor on a play: Benedict Cumberbatch & Jonny Lee Miller for Frankenstein at the National Theatre
“Why can I not be who I am?”
Come scientist, destroy me! Destroy your creation!
“Only you give me purpose, you I desire. Go on, walk on. You must be destroyed.”