Treasure Island (NT)

Bryony Lavery from an original work by Robert Louis Stevenson

DOI: 10.5040/9781350997691.01

Duration: 1:41:30

  • Treasure Island 1:41:30

Age recommendation: 9+

Recorded through National Theatre Live on 22nd January, 2015.

It's a dark and stormy night. The stars are out. 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.

Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure of mutiny, money and murder is brought to life on the Olivier stage in a thrilling new adaptation by Bryony Lavery and directed by Polly Findlay.

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Jim Hawkins: Patsy Ferran
Grandma: Gillian Hanna
Bill Bones: Aidan Kelly
Dr Livesey: Alexandra Maher
Squire Trelawny/Voice of the Parrot: Nick Fletcher
Mrs Crossley: Alexandra Maher
Red Ruth: Heather Dutton
Job Anderson: Raj Bajaj
Silent Sue: Lena Kaur
Black Dog: Daniel Coonan
Blind Pew: David Sterne
Captain Smollett: Paul Dodds
Long John Silver: Arthur Darvill
Lucky Mickey: Jonathan Livingstone
Joan the Goat: Claire-Louise Cordwell
Israel Hands: Angela de Castro
Dick the Dandy: David Langham
Killigrew the Kind: Alastair Parker
George Badger: Oliver Birch
Grey: Tim Samuels
Ben Gunn: Joshua James
Shanty Singer: Roger Wilson
Parrot (Captain Flint): Ben Thompson

Director: Polly Findlay
Adaptation: Bryony Lavery
Designer: Lizzie Clachan
Lighting Designer: Bruno Poet
Composer: John Tams
Fight Director: Bret Yount
Movement Director: Jack Murphy
Music and Sound Designer: Dan Jones
Illusions: Chris Fisher
Comedy Consultant: Clive Mendus
Creative Associate: Carolina Valdés

From Treasure Island


National Theatre

Bryony Lavery from an original work by Robert Louis Stevenson

ISBN: 9781350997691

Series: National Theatre Collection