Literary Adaptations

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The Secret Garden (Open Air Theatre version)

A thrillingly adventurous adaptation of the beloved and radical story about the magic of nature and the nature of magic, premiered at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2024.

The Other Boleyn Girl (stage version)

A racy and riveting drama of intrigue at the Tudor court, based on Philippa Gregory's internationally bestselling novel.

A Song for Ella Grey (stage version)

By David Almond Adapted by Zoe Cooper

A magical retelling of the Orpheus myth, full of music, sound and storytelling, adapted from the novel by David Almond. Premiered by Pilot Theatre on UK tour in 2024.

Northanger Abbey (stage version)

By Zoe Cooper Original author Jane Austen

A playful and surprising reimagining of Jane Austen's novel, infused with the spirit of the original, and fizzing with imagination and humour.

It's a Wonderful Life (stage version)

A joyful stage adaptation of Frank Capra's movie about a down-on-his-luck banker who feels like he's at the end of his rope, until his guardian angel pays him a visit.

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The Time Machine: A Comedy

A fast-paced, wise-cracking, riotous play, loosely based on H.G. Wells's masterpiece, that zips from the nineteenth century to the end of the world, and (with any luck) back again.

Boy Parts (stage version)

A pitch-black psychological thriller based on the critically acclaimed debut novel by Eliza Clark. Premiered at Soho Theatre, London.

Metamorphosis (stage version)

By Franz Kafka Adapted by Lemn Sissay

A thrilling stage adaptation of Kafka's visceral literary landmark, first produced by Frantic Assembly.

The Secret Garden (stage version)

A delightful stage adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's enduring tale of transformation and healing through nature.

Brokeback Mountain (stage version)

A heartbreaking tale of an irresistible and hidden love spanning twenty years and its tragic consequences. Based on Annie Proulx's short story, with original songs by Dan Gillespie Sells.

Bleak Expectations

A hilarious, chaotic, Dickensian caper for the stage, based on the award-winning BBC Radio 4 series.

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (stage version)

A stage adaptation of Kate Summerscale's bestselling non-fiction thriller, about the investigation of a Victorian country house murder.

A Little Life (stage version)

A bruising and beautiful story of love, the limits of human endurance, and the tyranny of memory, adapted for the stage from Hanya Yanagihara's bestselling novel.

Notes from a Small Island (stage version)

 

A stage adaptation of Bill Bryson's smash-hit memoir, one of the nation's most beloved books, and a brilliant dissection of the enduring quirks of our small island.

Orlando (stage version)

A sparkling adaptation of Virginia Woolf's famous fantasy, premiered in the West End with Golden Globe winner Emma Corrin leading an ensemble company.

Jekyll and Hyde (stage version)

An inventive, brilliantly theatrical adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's darkly fascinating tale of male violence, guilt and privilege.

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Little Women (stage version)

A joyful and spirited adaptation of one of the best-loved novels of all time.

The Taxidermist's Daughter (stage version)

A thrilling Gothic story of violence, retribution and justice, adapted for the stage by Kate Mosse from her own internationally best-selling novel.