Hull Truck Theatre and Derby Theatre announce their co-production of Lord of the Flies for Autumn 2020

Hull Truck Theatre and Derby Theatre are thrilled to announce that they will join forces this autumn to co-produce and present a thrilling and highly charged production of William Golding’s classic novel Lord of the Flies.

Lord of the Flies will open in Hull, playing from Friday 11 September – Saturday 3 October, before transferring to Derby Theatre to run from Friday 2 – Saturday 24 October.

In the midst of war and in the wake of a disastrous plane crash, a group of schoolchildren are left stranded on a desert island. With no adult supervision, they relish the freedom to govern themselves, but order soon collapses as their world plunges into violent brutality.

Lord of the Flies is a timeless masterpiece, as relevant today as it was when Golding first published his novel in 1954. This contemporary retelling examines the terrifying path to humanity’s self-destruction.

This show will be on sale with Hull Truck Theatre’s Autumn / Winter Season in early July. To get priority booking please join our Drama Deal and Membership.

If you are an education group, please contact or call on 01482 323638 for full schedule and more information.

For more information and to book tickets for Derby, call Derby Theatre Box Office on 01332 593939, or visit

Accessible performances at Hull Truck Theatre include; Audio Described (Wednesday 23 September), Captioned (Thursday 1 October), and a Relaxed Performance (Saturday 3 October) for this run of Lord of the Flies. Dates and details for other accessible performances can be found on the Hull Truck Theatre website.

Lord of the Flies is recommended for ages 12+.

Hull Truck Theatre and Derby Theatre present William Golding’s Lord of the Flies

Adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams

Directed by Sarah Brigham

William Golding’s Lord of the Flies runs from 11 Sep – 3 Oct 2020 at Hull Truck Theatre

William Golding’s Lord of the Flies runs from 2 Oct – 24 Oct 2020 at Derby Theatre