By William Golding
Adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams
After a group of schoolboys survive a massive plane crash, what starts as a classic desert island adventure quickly becomes a struggle for survival as superstition and immorality sees the community slide into a darkly sinister world.
Created by the same team as last season’s The Crucible.
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"A THRILLING DESCENT INTO HORROR
Timothy Sheader’s staging of Lord of the Flies is nothing less than a triumph...this theatrical version is in a class of its own
"Guaranteed to grip older children and adults alike from start to finish...UNMISSABLE"
"...A CINEMATIC SPECTACLE...Jon Bausor’s eye-catching set confirms him as one of the most arresting designers around"
“Timothy Sheader’s production…has the accumulating force of horror needed to pull off this story of schoolboy air-disaster survivors on an uninhabited island, who briefly taste a paradise that is soon lost as they descend into savagery”
“This is a RIVETING stage version of William Golding’s still shattering novel Lord of the Flies and it unfolds with a dreadful, compelling inevitability”
…the striking thing here is the handling of so many hot topics – peer pressure, bullying and gang rivalry – in an essentially ‘period’ but contemporary-seeming set up”
The Times CRITICS CHOICE
"..brilliantly staged...astonishing performances
IT IS A REMARKABLE EVENING"
"Artistic Director Timothy Sheader, one of the best things to arrive in Regent’s Park since Pimm’s, oversees another summer of refreshingly innovative programming"
- Timothy Sheader – Director
- Liam Steel – Co-Director
- Jon Bausor – Designer
- Nick Powell – Composer & Sound Score
- James Farncombe – Lighting Designer
- Mike Walker – Sound Designer
- Pippa Ailion CDG – Casting Director
- Kate Waters – Fight Director
- Barbara Houseman – Voice Coach & Text Consultant
- Matthew Hellyer – Associate Designer
- Majella Hurley – Dialect Coach
- George Bukhari – Piggy
- James Clay – Jack
- Sam Clemmett – Bill
- Theo Cowan – Henry
- Matt Ingram – Roger
- Jordan Maxwell – Maurice
- James McConville – Sam
- Stuart Matthews – Eric
- Alistair Toovey – Ralph
- Joshua Williams – Simon
- Harrison Sansostri – Perceval
- Spike White – Perceval
- Adam Thomas Wright – Perceval
- Ken Christiansen – Military Officer