Arthur Darvill will play Long John Silver in Polly Findlay’s production of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island in a new adaptation by Bryony Lavery, opening in the Olivier on 10th December. The cast also includes 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 appears at the NT for the first time; known to a wide television audience for 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.
This winter, Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life on the Olivier stage in a thrilling new adaptation by Bryony Lavery.
Not one of us must breathe a word of what we’ve found…
Suitable for 10yrs+
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by Bryony Lavery
From 3rd December 2014
Monday 6th October 2014