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Lazarus Theatre Company

Classic Theatre Reimagined

Lord of the Flies

William Golding

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+

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★★★★★ “ 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

★★★★ LondonTheatre1

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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