NEW Production of JM Barrie's PETER PAN Comes to London in Summer 2009
Next summer, from 26 May to 30 August 2009, a new production of JM Barrie's Peter Pan will be performed in the specially commissioned Neverland Pavilion in London's historic Kensington Gardens.
This magical version of Peter Pan has been brought together by an award-winning creative team.They have created a bold, visually stunning reappraisal of J M Barrie's classic story, that's proved compelling for adults and children alike.
William Dudley, DesignerWilliam Dudley is one of the UK's leading theatre designers. During his 40 years in the business, he's won 6 Olivier Awards, and worked regularly at The National Theatre, Royal Court, and in the West End, with numerous play and opera designs to his name. William has an international reputation for his work creating 3D virtual environments, used in both theatre design and in commissions outside the theatre. He's worked with Trevor Nunn, Peter Hall, Peter Gill, Jonathan Miller and Howard Davies, as well as with his partner Lucy Bailey on Timon of Athens (Shakespeare's Globe, 2006).
Justin Butcher, WriterWriter Justin Butcher has drawn closely from JM Barrie's original works and kept faithful to the period in adapting the new script for this production. Justin read Classics at Oxford and has a long-standing love of mythology and fairytale. His work, which includes The Madness Of George Dubya, Breaking Strain, Guantanamo Baywatch and The Red Room, has received increasing recognition over the last 10 years. His award-winning Scaramouche Jones, starring Pete Postlethwaite received dazzling reviews.
Charlie BurnellCharlie has been producing theatre in London since the premier of Anthony Minghella's Cigarettes and Chocolate in 1996. In 2003, he produced One Knight Only, starring Dames Judi Dench, Helen Mirren, Diana Rigg and Eileen Atkins, with Kevin Spacey and Zoe Wanamaker at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in response to the Asian Tsunami disaster. Charlie's other productions include Honour (Wyndham's Theatre), What the Butler Saw (Criterion Theatre), The Shape of Things (New Ambassadors Theatre) and Peter Shaffer's Black Comedy for the Colorado Festival of World Theatre.
Mat ChurchillMat is a theatre and events producer who specialises in tented or site-specific events. In 1998, Mat financed and created the theatre tent for The National Theatre's touring production of "Oh, What a Lovely War!" He also converted the St Andrew Holborn crypt into a temporary theatre, producing Steve Tiller's sellout production Warcrime in the space. In 2005, he produced the Trade Justice event at Westminster Abbey for Christian Aid: performers included Ronan Keating, Beverly Knight, Jools Holland, Damian Lewis and Pete Postlethwaite.
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