Photo Flash: LORD OF THE FLIES Celebrates Opening Night at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

The cast of LORD OF THE FLIES just celebrated opening night in London, just before the production embarks on a six-month UK tour. The sold-out run at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre ends this Saturday, with a UK tour launching from New Victoria Theatre, Woking next Wednesday 16 September. Scroll down for photos of the opening night festivities!

After a group of schoolboys survive a plane crash, what starts as a classic desert island adventure quickly descends into a struggle for survival in a darkly sinister world of superstition and immorality. Adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams, William Golding's 20th century classic explodes onto the stage in this remarkable production direct from London's award-winning Regent's Park Open Air Theatre.

The cast of young actors features Freddie Watkins (Nativity) as Jack, Luke Ward-Wilkinson (Wild at Heart, Beautiful People) as Ralph, Anthony Roberts as Piggy, Keenan Munn-Francis (The Scottsboro Boys, The Lion King) as Simon, Matthew Castle as Roger, Dylan Llewellyn as Henry, Michael Ajao as Maurice, Yossi Goodlink as Bill and Jonathan Holby as Naval Officer. Twin brothers Thiago Pigatto and Fellipe Pigatto will play twins Sam and Eric. The role of Perceval will be shared by David Evans, Guy Abrahams and Benedict Barker.

First published in 1954, LORD OF THE FLIES was William Golding's debut novel. His other works including Free Fall, The Spire, Rites of Passage (Booker Prize winner), The Paper Men and Fire Down Below. In 1983 Golding was awarded The Nobel Prize in Literature.

LORD OF THE FLIES is directed by Timothy Sheader and co-directed by Liam Steel, with design by Jon Bausor, composition and sound score by Nick Powell, lighting design by Paul Keogan and sound design by Avgoustas Psillas for Autograph. LORD OF THE FLIES is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England'.

Photo Credit: David Jensen

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Photo Flash: LORD OF THE FLIES Celebrates Opening Night at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Yossi Goodlink (Bill) and Freddie Watkins (Jack)

Photo Flash: LORD OF THE FLIES Celebrates Opening Night at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Yossi Goodlink (Bill) and Freddie Watkins (Jack)

Photo Flash: LORD OF THE FLIES Celebrates Opening Night at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Luke Ward-Wilkinson (Ralph) and Anthony Roberts (Piggy)

Photo Flash: LORD OF THE FLIES Celebrates Opening Night at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Jon Bausor, designer

Photo Flash: LORD OF THE FLIES Celebrates Opening Night at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Fellipe Pigatto (Eric), Keenan Munn-Francis (Simon) and Thiago Pigatto (Sam)

Photo Flash: LORD OF THE FLIES Celebrates Opening Night at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Fellipe Pigatto (Eric) and Thiago Pigatto (Sam)

Photo Flash: LORD OF THE FLIES Celebrates Opening Night at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Father and son, Freddie Watkins (Jack) and Jason Watkins

Photo Flash: LORD OF THE FLIES Celebrates Opening Night at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Dylan Lewellyn (Henry), Matthew Castle (Roger) and Michael Ajao (Maurice)



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