By Robert Louis Stevenson (adapted by Mike Brooks of Barking Dog Theatre)
Suitable for children aged 5 – 10 year old
Treasure Island is Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of pirates and buried treasure from Bristol to a faraway Island. “Pieces of Eight! Pieces of eight!” yells Captain Flint, the parrot. This book is also where the phrase “You ho ho and a bottle of Rum!” comes from.
Meet Jim Hawkins, a young lad who gets himself caught up in an adventure across the seas. Follow the story as Jim meets Captain Smollett, Billy Bones and the most famous pirate of them all Long John Silver.
Barking Dog’s two talented actors (with the help of a some puppets and children from the audience) present this exciting tale.
With original music and audience participation as well as use of puppetry and mime, this is ideal for any book week, projects on travel, pirates, adventure, Music or Drama.