LORD OF THE FLIES TAKES TO THE STAGE
Following sell-out performances in London, Regent’s Park Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of
William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams, is now on a major UK Tour,
visiting the Alhambra Theatre from Tuesday 1 – Saturday 5 March.
After a group of schoolboys survive a plane crash, what starts as a classic desert island adventure quickly
descends into a struggle for survival in a darkly sinister world of superstition and immorality. William
Golding’s 20th century classic explodes onto the stage in this remarkable production direct from London’s
award-winning Regent’s Park Theatre.
First published in 1954, Lord of the Flies was William Golding’s debut novel. His other works including Free
Fall, The Spire, Rites of Passage (Booker Prize winner), The Paper Men and Fire Down Below. In 1983
Golding was awarded The Nobel Prize in Literature.
The cast of young actors features Freddie Watkins (Nativity) as Jack, Luke Ward-Wilkinson (Wild at Heart,
Beautiful People) as Ralph, Anthony Roberts as Piggy, Keenan Munn-Francis (The Scottsboro Boys, The
Lion King) as Simon, Matthew Castle as Roger, Dylan Llewellyn as Henry, Michael Ajao as Maurice, Yossi
Goodlink as Bill and Jonathan Holby as Naval Officer. Twin brothers Thiago Pigatto and Fellipe Pigatto will
play twins Sam and Eric. The role of Perceval will be shared by David Evans, Guy Abrahams and Benedict
Lord of the Flies is directed by Regent’s Park Theatre’s artistic director Timothy Sheader. It is co-directed by
Liam Steel with design by Jon Bausor, composition and sound score by Nick Powell, lighting design by Paul
Keogan and sound design by Avgoustas Psillas for Autograph. Lord of the Flies is supported using public
funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.