©Mark Douet
©Jeon Kang-In

Adapted from the novel by

Zizou Corder

Adapted by

Marcelo Dos Santos

Director

Annabel Arden

Revival director

Clive Mendus, James Yeatman

Assistant director

Rosalind Parker

Co-design

Jon Bausor

Co-design

Jean Chan

Original music composed and performed by

Stephen Hiscock

Sound

Tom Gibbons

Revival associate sound

Pete Malkin

Lighting

Tim Mascall

Revival lighting

Christopher Nairne

Creative associate

Annie Castledine

Movement

Clive Mendus, Kasia Zaremba-Byrne

Cast

Adetomiwa Edun, Femi Elufowoju Jr, Robert Gilbert, Victoria Gould, Lisa Kerr, Clive Mendus, Dan Milne, Stephen Hiscock

Revival cast

Femi Elufowoju Jr, Victoria Gould, Stephen Hiscock, Martins Imhangbe, Lisa Kerr, Angel Lopez-Silva, Eric Mallett, Clive Mendus, Dan Milne

Mixing storytelling, circus and live percussion, Lionboy tells the story of Charlie Ashanti - a boy who can speak to cats. When Charlie's parents are kidnapped, he sets off on a rescue mission with a little help from a floating circus and its pride of performing lions.

 

Co-Producers
A Complicite co-production with Bristol Old Vic, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, Oxford Playhouse, Wales Millennium Centre and Warwick Arts Centre.

 

Supported by

The Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation, The Garfield Weston Foundation, John Paul Getty Jnr. Charitable Foundation

Tour

2014/15

London, New York, Bury St. Edmunds, Colchester, Hong Kong, Seoul, Cape Town.

2013

Bristol, Liverpool, Oxford, Leeds, Warwick, Cardiff, London.