Published by Nick Hern Books
An hilarious, rip-roaring, swashbuckling, family-friendly retelling of the classic story ...
Fourteen-year-old Jim Hawkins is serving ale in The Admiral Benbow Inn
Suddenly the door slams open and in strides Billy Bones, the infamous pirate, to change Jim’s life forever …
Soon Jim finds himself on board The Jolly Todger and setting sail on the high seas
Alongside him, the crew includes Captain Birdseye, Black Dog, Blue Peter, the one-legged Long John Silver
And a parrot called Alexa!
A mysterious tropical paradise in the Caribbean named Treasure Island
Or Skeleton Island
It depends who you ask
This riotously chaotic adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s beloved Treasure Island is a collaboration between John Nicholson (The Hound of the Baskervilles) and the physical-comedy theatre company Le Navet Bete, with their four actors playing dozens of characters.
So if you’re looking for a rip-roaring, swashbuckling, family-friendly retelling of a classic story to perform with your theatre company or drama group, look no more
CAST: Very flexible - 4 Actors +++
‘A ripping good yarn with an abundance of theatrical surprises’ ~ The Stage
'Batten down the hatches for breakneck and breathless barrels of laugh-out-loud hilarity' ~ British Theatre Guide
'Great fun... a version of Stevenson’s novel that not only entertains, it refreshes the narrative for a modern audience' ~ The Reviews Hub