Treasure Island at the National Theatre
National Theatre - Olivier Theatre, Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PX
Classic tale Treasure Island comes to the National Theatre this Winter starring Arthur Darvill.
This winter, Robert Louis Stevenson’s thrilling story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life at the National Theatre’s Olivier Theatre in a new adaptation by Bryony Lavery (Frozen, A Christmas Carol, The Hundred and One Dalmatians).
Directed by award-winning director Polly Findlay, the cast includes Patsy Ferran as Jim, Nick Fletcher, Helena Lymbery and Tim Samuels.
Treasure Island is designed by Lizzie Clachan, with lighting design by Bruno Poet, fight direction by Bret Yount, music and sound by Dan Jones and songs by John Tams.
Arthur Darvill stars as Long John Silver alongside Daniel Coonan, Claire-Louise Cordwell, Paul Dodds, Heather Dutton, Patsy Ferran, Nick Fletcher, Joshua James, Helena Lymbery, Alexandra Maher, Alastair Parker, Tim Samuels, David Sterne, Ben Thompson, Zubin Varla and Roger Wilson.
Arthur Darvill’s TV credits include Doctor Who and Broadchurch. His stage credits include Once – in the West End and on Broadway, and Our Boys at the Duchess Theatre.
It’s a dark, 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…