Treasure Island - National Theatre 2014

Venue: 
Olivier Theatre, National
Location: 
West End

Cast includes: Patsy Ferran (Jim), Arthur Darvill (Long John Silver) Follows Young Jim Hawkins and his motley crew across the ocean in their search for hidden pirate spoils. Suitable for those aged 10 and over.

By: 
Robert Louis Stevenson, adaptation by Bryony Lavery
Director: 
Polly Findlay
Treasure Island - National Theatre 2014 Schedule
Opening date: 
Wednesday, 3 December, 2014
Booking to: 
Wednesday, 8 April, 2015
Address:
South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
Nearest tube:
Waterloo

Our Review

No, this isn't the panto version of the fabled Robert Louis Stevenson story – you can find that at Glasgow's Pavilion Theatre this year – but an altogether more earnest new dramatic version by playwright Bryony Lavery whose play Frozen received its London premiere at the National, before going on to Broadway.

The first half, alas, passes by in a lot of sluggish exposition and character... Read more

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