Lord of the Flies
Lord of the Flies is an adaptation by Nigel Williams of William Golding’s famous novel, described by the Sunday Telegraph as ‘Remarkably true to the novel in spirit . . . You end up feeling you have seen a fable of infinite implications enacted in a little room.’
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Playwright and novelist Nigel Williams’s stage adaptation of William Golding’s story was first professionally produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford-upon-Avon in July 1995. ‘Remarkably true to the novel in spirit . . . the theatre lends itself particularly well to the ritualistic aspects of the story – chanting, dancing, marching, forming a circle round the victim, stamping out a fire . . . You end up feeling you have seen a fable of infinite implications enacted in a little room.’ Sunday Telegraph
This special acting edition, particularly suitable for schools and amateur groups, contains the full playtext as well as notes on staging, a full properties list and lighting and sound cues.
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