Synopsis

Treasure Island

Treasure Island $14.99

Le Navet Bete & John Nicholson

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!

Their destination?

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.

It follows the company’s hilarious, hit adaptations of Dracula - The Bloody Truth and The Three Musketeers

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 +++

REVIEWS

‘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


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