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Treasure Island (Lavery)

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  7f, 16m

'Not one of us must breathe a word of what we've found...'
  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    7f, 16m
  • Duration
    Duration
    More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Literature)
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Appropriate for all audiences
Licence details
  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Summary

It's a dark and stormy night. Jim, the inn-keeper's granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor's feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in - and her dangerous voyage begins.

Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story of murder, money and mutiny, premiered at the National Theatre, London, in December 2014, in a thrilling adaptation by Bryony Lavery.

History
Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story of murder, money and mutiny, premiered at the National Theatre, London, in December 2014, in a thrilling adaptation by Bryony Lavery.
Cast Attributes
  • Time Period 18th Century
  • Additional Features Puppetry
  • Duration More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Cautions
    • Alcohol

Media

★★★★
‘An imaginative adaptation which keeps alive the wit and excitement of the book.’ Guardian

★★★★
‘Witty. Playful. A richly enjoyable show.’ Financial Times

★★★★
‘Ambitious and magical. Thrillingly executed.’ The Stage

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Bryony Lavery

Her play Frozen won the TMA Best Play Award, the Eileen Anderson Central Television Award, was produced at Birmingham Rep, then the National Theatre, then on Broadway where it was nominated for four Tony Awards. Stockholm, for Frantic Assembly, won the Wolff-Whiting Award for ...
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