arthur ransome's

Swallows and Amazons

adapted for the stage by Helen Edmundson, with songs by Neil Hannon

Showing Sat 30 November 2013 - Sat 18 January 2014 Previews Fri 29 November

Swallows and Amazons

This production ended on 18/01/2014

Synopsis

A Theatre by the Lake production

“The Swallows and Amazons are the terror of the seas!”

Come aboard Swallow with John, Susan, Titty and Roger as they do battle with the savage Amazons, join forces to defeat the black-hearted Captain Flint and solve a real-life crime! Take a journey into the world of piracy on the high seas with this inventive and playful new adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s much-loved Lake District story. Witty songs and staging will entertain adventurers young and old.

Running time:

Part 1: 1 hr 20 mins
Interval: 20 mins
Part 2: 1 hr 05 mins

Total playing plus interval: 2 hr 45 mins

Sat 18 January - Ransome’s Pirates

To celebrate Arthur Ransome’s birthday, we’re inviting everyone who books for the 7pm performance on Sat 18 January to dress up in the best homemade pirate costume they can muster. There will be prizes!

Prices £25 - £10

Meet the Cast

  • Captain Flint
    Martin Fisher
    Martin Fisher
  • Peggy
    Caroline Hallam
    Caroline Hallam
  • Roger
    James Hogg
    James Hogg
  • Mr. Jackson
    Graham Lappin
    Graham Lappin
  • Titty
    Frances Marshall
    Frances Marshall
  • Susan
    Nadia Morgan
    Nadia Morgan
  • Mother
    Heather Phoenix
    Heather Phoenix
  • John
    Joel Sams
    Joel Sams
  • Nancy
    Rosalind Steele
    Rosalind Steele

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