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
Treasure Island - National Theatre 2014
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.
Robert Louis Stevenson, adaptation by Bryony Lavery
Olivier Theatre, National
South Bank, London, SE1 9PX