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Lord of the Flies – Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Production image of the boys on the lost island

Writer: Nigel Williams from the book by William Golding Director: Timothy Sheader Reviewer: Selwyn Knight   William Golding’s book, Lord of the Flies, was quite shocking when first published in 1954. With the war well within living memory, the idea that British boys might not behave with absolute propriety was unthinkable. So the brutal story of a group of boys ...

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Lord of the Flies – Curve, Leicester

Production image of the boys on the lost island

Writer: Nigel Williams Director: Timothy Sheader Reviewer: Rosella Barnes   Whether one is familiar with the savage story, or meticulously study the text in school, William Golding’s Lord of the Flies has become one of our Nation’s most treasured pieces of literature. Published in 1954, Lord of the Flies soared in popularity and, as evident by the success of Nigel ...

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Lord of the Flies – Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool.

Production image of the boys on the lost island

Writer: William Golding Adapted: Nigel Williams Director: Timothy Sheader Reviewer: Matt Forrest Seldom has a production had such a visceral impact, as this current touring production of William Golding's Lord of the Flies The play opens with the debris of a passenger aeroplane, strewn across an unnamed tropical paradise, luggage and cloths are scattered across the stage. Instantly Jon Bausor’s ...

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Lord of the Flies – Theatre Royal, Bath

Keenan Munn-Francis, Luke Ward-Wilkinson, Matthew Castle as Simon, Ralph and Roger

Writer: William Golding Adaptor: Nigel Williams Director: Timothy Sheader Reviewer: Claire Hayes   Following its sell-out tour of To Kill a Mockingbird in 2015, this season Regent’s Park Theatre brings another 20th Century classic, Lord of the Flies, to Bath. This retelling of William Golding’s allegorical novel, of a group of British schoolboys reverting to savagery when marooned on a ...

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