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Treasure Island (Willmott)

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  8f, 13m

Robert Louis Stevenson, Phil Willmott

From the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson

"A delightful blend of the salty and the silly" - Independent

"Jolly, swashbuckling pantomime-like fun" - Evening Standard

"A zany new version" - Observer

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    8f, 13m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Literature)
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  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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This is the first adaptation of Treasure Island with great parts both male and female performers. Inspired by real-life female adventurers, Phil Willmott has changed the gender of several of the central characters without compromising the spirit of Stevenson's classic novel. First produced to great acclaim as part of London's Free Theatre Festival on the South Bank in 2005, this swashbuckling stage adaptation brings out all the comedy and adventure of this ever-popular story.

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"A delightful blend of the salty and the silly" - Independent

"Jolly, swashbuckling pantomime-like fun" - Evening Standard

"A zany new version" - Observer

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Robert Louis Stevenson

Phil Willmott

Multi-award-winning composer, writer and director Phil Willmott’s first collaboration as a composer with Mark Collins was the musical Lost Boy, which transferred from the Finborough Theatre for an extended run at the Charing Cross Theatre and imagined the characters from Pete ...
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