Treasure Island (Lavery)

by  Bryony Lavery

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

'Not one of us must breathe a word of what we've found...'

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Treasure Island (Lavery)

by  Bryony Lavery

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    16m, 7f
  • Duration

    Duration

    More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature)
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

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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.

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Reviews

★★★★
‘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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  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol

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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Production

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  • Time Period: 18th Century
  • Duration: More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Additional Features: Puppetry

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16m, 7f
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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 Best Play of 2008. Beautiful Burnout for ...

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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.

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