Lazarus Theatre Company
Lord of the Flies
Adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams
20th - 30th March 2019
“What are we? Humans? Animals? Or savages?”
William Golding’s explosive 20th century classic returns to the Greenwich stage after a smash hit run in 2018.
Eleven children, one island... an incredible adventure turns into a fight for survival.
Lord of the Flies returns as the second production in our second year-long season at the Greenwich Theatre after our ★★★★★ sell out run in 2018.
Lord of the Flies is produced in association with Greenwich Theatre.
Dates 20th - 30th March 2019
Tuesday – Saturday at 7.30pm,
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday matinee at 2.30pm
Venue The Greenwich Theatre
Tickets £25.00, £15.00, £10.00.
£15.00 concessions on top price tickets.
Box Office 020 8858 7755
Run time 2 hours including a 15 minute interval.
Age recommendation 12+
★★★★★ “ Deliciously dark and disturbing, Lord of the Flies
thrills and shocks in equal measure”
Fairy Powered Productions
★★★★ “A strong & stirring production, making a classic story feel as if it was written yesterday – the performances are excellent.”
Debbie Gilpin, Mind the Blog
Cast and Creative
Ralph – Alice Hutchinson
Piggy – Tommy Carmichael
Jack – Matt Penson
Roger – Darcy Willison
Simon – Ben Victor
Eric – David Angland
Sam – Larissa Teale
Percival – Lucy Ioannou
Henry – Oliver Franks
Maurice – Phoebe Stapleton
Bill – Denis Rai
The Voice - Jennifer Shakesby
Written by Nigel Williams,
Adapted for the stage by William Golding
Directed by Ricky Dukes
Movement Direction by Julia Cave
Original Design by Alfie Heywood
Lighting Design by Ben Jacobs
Sound Design by Nicola Chang
Original Costume Design by Rebecca Carpenter
Stage Manager - Jodie Day
Deputy Stage Manager - Laurel Marks
Assistant Director - Grace Currie
Dramaturge – Sara Reimers
Producer – Gavin Harrington-Odedra
★★★★ “A visceral and irresistible production.”
Pete Shaw, BroadwayBaby
Mr William Golding
Awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature in 1983, William Golding’s writing continues to touch every country in the world and is today read in more than 35 languages.
He was knighted by the Queen in 1988, and his ‘you-must-have-read-this’ classic novel Lord of the Flies is a global phenomenon.
In addition to 12 novels, Golding also wrote plays, many essays and reviews, several short stories, some poems, and a travel book about Egypt. (1911 -1993) Golding was knighted in 1988
Post Show Q&A
After events for Edward II, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, The Taming of the Shrew, ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore, The Beggar’s Opera and Tamburlaine, Terri Paddock is delighted to reunite with Lazarus Theatre Company to chair a series of post-show debates with the company and its guests at Greenwich Theatre: Shakespeare’s The Tempest, William Golding’s Lord of the Flies and Oscar Wilde’s Salome.
Lord of the Flies free post show Q&A; Tuesday 26th March
★★★★ “Atmospheric, dark and menacing, Lazarus Theatre stages an engaging, visceral and very physical production of William Golding's Lord of the Flies.”
Anne Cox, Stage Review
★★★★ “A visual feast which often extends beyond the confines of the stage”
Greg Stewart, Theatre Weekly
Lord of the Flies in the press...
★★★★★ Fairy Powered Productions
★★★★ Pete Shaw, BroadwayBaby
★★★★ Greg Stewart, Theatre Weekly
★★★★ Mary Grace Nguyen, TrendFem
★★★★ Irene Llyod, Everything Theatre
★★★★ Anne Cox, Stage Review
★★★★ Debbie Gilpin, Mind the Blog
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★★★★ “A thrilling and atmospheric production...
Massively impressive… Sizzles with relevance and timelessness…
Enduring fans of the book will not be disappointed”
Mary Grace Nguyen, TrendFem