Book by: Robert Louise Stevenson
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Archive listings for Treasure Island

Work type: Kids show. There are performances of this work in the listings (current and future) database, see Treasure Island


Orphaned teenager Jim Hawkins, left in the careless care of Aunt Agnes, is serving ale in the Admiral Benbow when the infamous pirate Billy Bones crashes into the bar and changes his life forever. Perfect for fans of the Greenwich Theatre pantomime, this riotously chaotic adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's beloved tale of pirates and buried treasure is full of physical comedy, daft jokes and thrilling adventure, with Jim setting sail on the high seas with Captain Birdseye, Blue Peter, Long-John Silver and the parrot Alexa... Following last year's productions of Pinocchio and The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase, this new staging of Treasure Island is the latest summer spectacular for families from Greenwich Theatre.Presented byLe Navet Bete. Presented byThe Barbican. Presented byJohn Nicholson. Director James Haddrell.
19 Jul 22 to 30 Jul 22Bristol Old Vic, Bristol :: V857
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7 Jul 22 to 9 Jul 22Corn Exchange, Newbury :: V732
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Come on a swashbuckling adventure with our youngest performers this summer The Main House will reverberate with riotous energy as dozens of Sherman Youth Theatre participants take to the stage with a swashbuckling new version of Treasure Island. Treasure Island sees our Youth Theatre performers aged 8-18 take to the stage, joined by members of our youngest group, Sherman Sherbets, who will appear in recorded audio.Presented bySherman Youth Theatre.
28 Jul 22 to 30 Jul 22Sherman Theatre, Cardiff :: V824
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It's pirate ships and salty old sea dogs in Quantum Theatre's swashbuckling new adaption of the classic pirate adventure, Treasure Island. From the moment young Jim Hawkins stumbles upon a treasure map at the Admiral Benbow Inn he finds himself embroiled in the murky underworld of pirates - and soon he is on the high seas in search of the pirate hoard. But once aboard the Hispaniola, Jim becomes only too aware that he is not the only one who knows of the map's existence.. Bursting with buccaneers, brouhaha and dastardly double dealings this is an action-packed adventure for the whole family.Company Quantum Theatre.
14 Aug 21Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh :: V633
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Join Captain Jolly, Silly Billy Bones and his crew as they set sail to the Isle of Redhill to find the buried treasure which lies beneath the depths of the Ancient Caves! Will the evil Sea Witch and deadly Black Beard foil their plans and get to the treasure before them?Presented byKD Theatre Productions.
4 Jun 21 to 6 Jun 21The Harlequin, Redhill :: V707
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Beware me hearties - there be pirates and treasures galore in this fast, funny, family-friendly, folk inspired Summer Panto. Join Jim and his crew as they brave the high seas and set sail for a show like no other as IKP spins another "delightfully daft" tale of adventure for all ages.Company IKP.
2 Jun 21Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham :: V90
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Join Exeter's favourite funny men Le Navet Bete for a swashbuckling family comedy this Christmas! It's Christmas Eve in the The Spyglass Tavern and Jim Hawkins is serving ale to the one and only customer the pub ever has. Suddenly the door slams open and in strides Billy Bones, the infamous pirate, to change Jim's life forever... Featuring swashbuckling pirates, tropical islands and a mermaid you will never forget, set sail on the Jolly Todger with Jim Lad, Long John Silver and a whole host of other characters as they make their way to the Caribbean to seek out a bounty of illusive treasure. But will they get there in one piece and is everyone really who they say they are? This festive season join award-winning funny men Le Navet Bete (The Three Musketeers: A Comedy Adventure, Dracula: The Bloody Truth) as they play out Robert Louis Stevenson's legendary tale as you've NEVER seen it before. This Christmas X will mark the spot!Company Le Navet Bete.
22 May 21 to 23 May 21Theatre Royal Plymouth, Plymouth :: V895
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9 Dec 20 to 9 Jan 21Northcott Theatre, Exeter :: V886
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Ahoy Adventure Seeker, This Christmas, escape your landlubbers lodgings and join the crew aboard the Hispaniola. A ship full of Scarborough scalleys, headed to Treasure Island in search of Captain Flint's buried gold. Are you brave enough to help Jim and his band of bonkers buccaneers find the treasure before the pirates do? Warning: there be high winds, a giant mechanical crab (called Susan) and a pirate cook with a talking carrot. Be ready for swashbuckling, singing and the shaking of every pirates booty. So grab your eye-patch, prepare your sea-legs, and get on board! Adventure awaits... Captain SmollettCorporate Sponsor Boyes. Adapted by Nick Lane. Director Erin Carter. Music Simon Slater. Design Helen Coyston. Lighting Paul Stear. Director Sarah Hughes (casting director).
5 Dec 19 to 29 Dec 19Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough :: V949
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Grownups never pay attention to children like Jim Hawkins. Stuck working in the family Inn, Jim is longing for adventure... could this be the day something exciting finally happens? When Jim meets a mysterious seafaring gentleman, adventure calls and it looks like there might be gold on the horizon. But once they set sail, things start to look dangerous. Will Jim and friends escape from a gruesome gang of pirates and make their way back to dry land with the treasure?Adapted by Kate Ferguson. Music Susannah Pearse. Lyrics Susanah Pearse. Director Tim Jackson. Choreographer Tim Jackson. Performer Ami Okumura-Jones (Jim Hawkins). Performer Jack Lord (Long John Silver). Performer Henry Bauckham (Ben Gunn/Billy Bones). Performer Ebony Feare (Captain Smollett). Performer Heather Phoenix (Doctor Livesey). Performer Ben Simon (Squire Trelawney).
8 Dec 19 to 27 Dec 19Octagon Theatre, Bolton :: V480
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Company Chapterhouse.
28 Aug 19BOAT (Brighton Open Air Theatre), Brighton :: V1621432169
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This child-friendly adaptation of ?Treasure Island' is a very funny, high energy, big, bold and bright show with crazy characters, all your favourite songs and a swashbuckling sensational story on the seven seas! From these highly experienced producers of children's theatre comes lots of laughter, plenty of adventure and a whole host of pirates brought to life by our intrepid crew in search of buried treasure! Joining Tom Beard as ?Long John Silver' are a host of stars from the world of children's television including Callum Donnelly from CBeebies ?Justin's House, for a show perfect for children aged three and upwards. So jump aboard as we set sail for pirates, mermaids, monkeys and more blummin' pirates! Grab your booty and don't miss the boat?book now!
26 May 19Palace Theatre, Paignton :: V892
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World Premiere. The first production from the Haymarket Theatre will be the world premiere of Treasure Island, penned by national treasure and established author Sandi Toksvig (The Great British Bake Off, QI). With Toksvig's trademark razor (or should we say cutlass?) sharp wit, Jim Hawkins' adventure across the High Seas in search of treasure will appeal to all ages. Along the way Jim encounters deadly storms and even deadlier pirates, led by the infamous one-legged Long John Silver. Featuring rousing sea shanties and daring sword fights, piratical parrots and acrobatic puppets, this new adaptation is wonderfully imaginative and will leave you spellbound. This thrilling new version of the adventure story by Robert Louis Stevenson is the perfect Christmas treat for all the family.Author Sandi Toksvig. Author Jenifer Toksvig. Music David Perkins. Director Matthew Forbes. Performer Gary Lineker (Captain Flint). Performer Mikey Brett (Rudolph/Billy Bones/Mr Arrow/Be Gunn). Performer Jules Brown (Long John Silver). Performer Andrew Cullum (Sir Kensington Gore/Squire De Montford). Performer Tanveer Devgun (Tom/Blind Pugh/Captain Smollett). Performer Kat Engall (Jim Hawkins). Performer Mary Garbe (Florence/Doctor Livesey). Performer Joyce Greenaway (Margaret). Performer Dominic Rye (Frank/George). Performer Meghan Treadway (Shirley/Parrot).
13 Dec 18 to 6 Jan 19Haymarket Theatre, Leicester :: V431
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When Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map amongst the possessions of the late 'Captain' Billy Bones, it hurtles him in to a cat and mouse game with dangerous pirates, taking him across the World to 'Treasure Island'. Will Jim find the treasure? Will he make it back to England? nd should he trust the mysterious ship's cook, Long John Silver? With inventive staging, original songs and magical storytelling we invite audiences to enjoy this classic tale of adventure, treasure and, of course, rum, in Boxtree Production's unique and energetic way!Company Boxtree Theatre.
17 Aug 18Penlee Park Open Air Theatre, Penzance :: V0280946259
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Following on from last year's spectacular adaptation of The Snow Queen, this Christmas we set sail on the high seas to bring to life a classic tale of buccaneers and buried gold in our stunning trademark style. Filled with swashbuckling sword fights, live-on-stage music, humour, puppetry and lots of excitement, this is the perfect festive treat for the whole family! 1750, Sleepy Cove. Tired of the quiet life, Gem dreams of adventure and excitement. When a mysterious stranger comes to stay at The Admiral Benbow Inn, she believes her luck is about to change. And so begins an epic journey. A journey filled with pirates and possibilities; buried treasure and blue horizons; seafarers and scallywags. And in the middle of it all, a good-hearted cook called Long John Silver - but is he friend or foe? As Gem helps search for treasure on faraway shores, meeting larger than life characters along the way, she discovers there's far more to a life of adventure than she ever imagined.Adapted by Theresa Heskins. Director Theresa Heskins.
18 Nov 17 to 27 Jan 18New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme :: V119
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Climb aboard the Hispaniola this summer for the adventure of a lifetime. Meet Jem Hawkins, a woman with a plan - to escape her troubles, travel the world and make a new life for herself. The problem is - she's picked the wrong crew: an opinionated parrot, a bunch of pirate buffoons and the terrifying Long John Silver watch over her every move. Follow Jem's search for treasure as the winding paths and dark woodlands of Williamson Park transform into Treasure Island. Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel is given a thrilling new twist by the award-winning team behind last year's sell-out production of The Hobbit, which won the 2016 UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children & Young People. The Dukes are delighted to restage Debbie Oates' tremendously popular 2012 indoor production of Treasure Island, giving it a new life as this walkabout outdoor experience.Adapted by Debbie Oates.
4 Jul 17 to 19 Aug 17The Dukes, Lancaster :: V523
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This hilarious trio (who are also the manic 'Three Half Pints') are setting sail during February school half term 2017 so prepare yourself for a very funny, big, bright and breezy swashbuckling time on the high seas! The audience will be taken on an amazing and memorable trip into a world of pirates, treasure and mermaids - as one of the nation's favourite children's novels is brought to life with a lively (and very child friendly) modern twist. See our intrepid trio bring to life Jim Hawkins, Old Ben Gunn, Billy Bones, Sneaky Beaky the pirates parrot, mythical creatures and of course Long John Silver - with action and adventure aplenty on the horizon. This laugh a minute show is jam-packed with shanty's, cheering, booing, puppets, lots of colourful costumes, amazing sets, illusions and maybe even a monkey or two! Ideal for all the family! The only question is... 'Aaaargh you ready?!?'Presented byLP Creatives. Performer Callum Donnelly. Performer Richard Franks. Performer Robin Hatcher. Performer Justin Fletcher.
18 Feb 17Savoy Theatre, Monmouth :: V443781892
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16 Feb 17Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay :: V899
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15 Feb 17Lighthouse (previously known as Poole Arts Centre), Poole :: V910
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When pirates ransack her grandmother's inn, fearless Jim unearths a treasure map and knows she must follow it to uncover its fortune. With a motley crew of sailors and pirates, Jim sets sail on the mighty Hispaniola and they seek out distant shores where riches await. The ship's charming cook, Long John Silver quickly befriends Jim, but she fears that he's not to be trusted. As they follow the stars and approach the island, it seems her fears are well founded. Will they succeed in locating the buried treasure, or will they lose their lives in the process? Treasure Island is a thrilling, swashbuckling voyage that will transport you to a far away, tropical island. This breathtaking, modern adaptation by Bryony Lavery (A Christmas Carol) retains all the adventure and excitement of Robert Louis Stevenson's timeless classic, but proves that girls can have adventures too.Author Bryony Lavery. Company Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Director Phillip Breen. Design Mark Bailey.
25 Nov 16 to 7 Jan 17Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham :: V143
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When young Jim Hawkins is left a treasure map by the dying buccaneer Billy Bones, he sets sail on the Hispaniola in search of the island. Among the crew, the one-legged Long John Silver becomes his greatest friend.Presented byLevel 3 90 Credit & Extended Diploma Performing Arts Students.
7 Jun 16Blackpool Grand Theatre, Blackpool :: V518
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Batten down the hatches and get set for the adventure of a lifetime as we join young Jim Hawkins on a daring voyage across the seven seas and into battle against blustering buccaneers. Led by the fearless Long John Silver and fuelled by their need for Flint's gold, a group of ragtag bandits find themselves aboard the Hispaniola on a journey that will change their lives forever. With mutiny afoot can good triumph over evil? Will they find the treasure? And will Jim's dream of a life at sea be everything he hoped it would be? Anchored at The Point for one week only, this epic new production brings Robert Louis Stevenson's swashbuckling novel thrillingly to life in all its sea-fairing glory. Reuniting the creative team behind The Snow Queen and The Wind in the Willows this production promises to be a galleon full of gripping drama, spectacular action and sea shanties guaranteed to have families singing all the way home. Perfect for scallywags aged 5 years and up.
19 Dec 14 to 24 Dec 14The Point, Eastleigh :: V1114
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Live music, hilarious characters and breathtaking fight scenes all combine to make a memorable experience for the whole family to enjoy. Searching for Treasure has never been so much fun!Company Oddsocks.
19 Nov 13 to 20 Nov 13Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton :: V160
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Running time: approx. 1hr 25mins including interval. For ages 4+ years. Retold by Mike Kenny...with a twist! Hawkins is bored. A long night stretches ahead. Almost as long as the endless shelves that need stacking... There be mutiny! As modern-day and fantasy worlds collide, Flints Supermarket becomes the scene for adventure as we tell this tale of Treasure, tills and trolleys; turning the aisles into adventure, carrots into parrots, and cut-loaves into cutlasses! Fun for all the family in this swash-buckling trolley dash of a show!Company Mind the Gap. Adapted by Mike Kenny.
15 Nov 13The Albany, Outer London :: V294
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9 Nov 13Polka Theatre for Children, Outer London :: V324
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16 Oct 13Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax :: V1098014226
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Company Spotlites.
4 Nov 12 to 7 Apr 13Kings Theatre, Chatham :: V317226085
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Just two talented actors play everyone from Jim Hawkins and Long John Silver to Ben Gunn and Jim's mum! For everyone aged 8 and over.Company Wee Stories. Adapted by Andy Cannon. Adapted by Iain Johnstone. Director Iain Johnstone. Design Shona Reppe. Lighting Lizzi Powell. Performer Andy Cannon. Performer Iain Johnstone.
2 Jun 10 to 5 Jun 10Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
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21 Apr 10 to 24 Apr 10King's Theatre, Edinburgh :: V601
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13 Apr 10 to 17 Apr 10Citizens Theatre, Glasgow :: V611
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Producer Rose Theatre Kingston. Adapted by Karen Louise Hebden.
11 Dec 09 to 9 Jan 10Rose Theatre Kingston, Kingston :: V051452426
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Swashbuckling sword fights, sea shanties, skeletons, storms, seasickness and scurvy - Treasure Island has the lot! Finding an old map in the belongings of the notorious (and now dead) Pirate, Billy Bones propels young Jim Hawkins on a dangerous but thrilling quest for buried treasure! Following their wonderful productions of The Water Babies and Heidi, Northern Broadsides’ Christmas creative team bring the magic of theatre to this popular classic.Company Northern Broadsides.
8 Dec 09 to 19 Dec 09Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield :: V972
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Keeping much of Stevenson's vivid language, this production also uses a strong visual, physical theatre style, original music and sea shanties, to bring an action packed story to life. Three children discover a mysterious chest in a spooky old holiday cottage. They open it and excitedly plunder the treasure trove of eye patches, cutlasses and flags. One child is drawn to an old dusty manuscript, and begins to read... and suddenly they all find themselves on a pirate ship! Ages 6-12 yearsCompany Open Wide Theatre. Adapted by Colin Fancy.
6 Aug 09Acorn Arts Centre, Penzance :: V1747286290
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31 Oct 08The Elgiva Theatre, Chesham :: V746
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23 Aug 08Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
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Age 6+Company Seebuhne Hiddensee.
14 Feb 08Norwich Puppet Theatre, Norwich :: V70
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Just two talented actors play everyone from Jim Hawkins and Long John Silver to Ben Gunn and Jim's mum! For everyone aged 8 and over.Company Wee Stories. Performer Andy Cannon. Performer Iain Johnstone.
24 May 06 to 10 Jun 06Unicorn Theatre, Inner London :: V103615241
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19 Apr 05 to 23 Apr 05Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156
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14 Apr 05 to 16 Apr 05His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen :: V585
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8 Apr 05 to 9 Apr 05Gardner Arts Centre, Brighton :: V653
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5 Apr 05 to 6 Apr 05Trinity Theatre and Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells :: V691
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29 Mar 05 to 2 Apr 05Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne :: V570
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23 Mar 05 to 26 Mar 05The Playhouse, Oxford :: V803
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16 Mar 05 to 19 Mar 05Richmond Theatre, Outer London :: V327
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11 Mar 05 to 12 Mar 05Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh :: V633
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Company Lantern Theatre Company.
21 Mar 06Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes :: V752
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24 Mar 01The Library Theatre, Luton :: V02027386231
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17 Mar 01Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
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3 Mar 01Old Town Hall Arts Centre, Hemel Hempstead :: V45
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Producer Bruce James Productions.
16 Feb 06 to 18 Feb 06The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare :: V865
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Age 3 years and upCompany Rum a Tum Music.
14 Jan 06Warehouse Theatre, Outer London :: V304
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Performer Joe Pasquale (the voice of Joey the Parrot).
26 Oct 05Beaufort Theatre, Ebbw Vale :: V844
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A family show, but not suitable for children under 6 yearsCompany Wee Stories Theatre. Adapted by Andy Cannon. Adapted by Iain Johnstone.
4 Aug 04Mull Little Theatre, Dervaig :: V595
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24 Aug 02Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal :: V6
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22 Jun 02Howden Park Centre, Livingston :: V01301710938
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28 May 02Festival Theatre, Edinburgh :: V600
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11 Sep 01Eden Court Theatre, Inverness :: V626
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5 Sep 01Bellshill Cultural Centre, Bellshill :: V1418
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26 Jul 01 to 27 Jul 01Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
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Company Playbox Theatre Company.
26 Jul 04 to 28 Jul 04Cannizaro Park, Outer London :: V367
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Company East 15 Acting School.
5 Dec 02 to 6 Dec 02Lakeside Theatre, Colchester :: V36
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Company Big Splash Productions.
4 Apr 02 to 6 Apr 02Kenneth More Theatre, Outer London :: V313
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Students from the Theatre Royal's Summer School present their staged interpretation of [Robert Louis Stevenson]'s classic novel.
25 Aug 01Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
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Company Black Cat Theatre.
1 Jun 00Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston :: V440
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Set sail with Jim Hawkins in search of buried treasure. Meet Long John Silver and his parrot, and join the pirates as they plunder their way through the high seas. This classic story is brimming full of excitement, treasure, baddies and rousing sea shanties. Suitable for 4 to 9 years.Company Storytellers Theatre Company.
2 Aug 99Compass Theatre, Outer London :: V1166
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Yo ho ho and a barrel of fun. That's what children of all ages will enjoy when young Jim Hawkins matches wits with racally Long John Silver in this lively pirate yarn. A panto-style show packed with magic, music, comedy and plenty of opportunities to play a part in merriment.Company Playtime Productions.
29 May 98Prince of Wales Centre, Cannock :: V115
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28 May 98Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage :: V53
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27 May 98Princes Hall, Aldershot :: V761
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15 Apr 98Wyvern Theatre, Swindon :: V928
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21 Mar 98Regal Centre, Worksop :: V466
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3 Jan 98The Coliseum, Aberdare :: V821
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Company Oddsocks.
4 Aug 97 to 5 Aug 97Royal Hall, Harrogate :: V943
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