Synopses & Reviews
Ever since Peter Pan flew in through Wendy Darling's nursery window and took her off to Never Land, Barrie's classic adventure story has thrilled and delighted generations of theatre-goers. J M Barrie wrote Peter Pan first as a work of prose and then adapted it for the stage. John Caird and Trevor Nunn first adapted Barrie's book and play in the 1980s for the Royal Shakespeare Company and then in 1997 for the Royal National Theatre.
"A feast of nursery nostalgia, wizard effects, Edwardian lingo and tinselled adventure"—Observer
The story of Peter, Wendy, Michael, John, Captain Hook, Smee, the lost boys, pirates, Indians, and Tinker Bell, in their adventures in Never Land. This is the National Theatre version, which has been researched and restored by John Caird and Trevor Nunn to J.M. Barrie's original intentions.
JM Barrie's magical play about the boy who never grew-up.
J.M. Barrie’s classic tale of the boy who never grew up is adapted for the stage in this version by Trevor Nunn and John Caird for the Royal National Theatre’s production.
About the Author
Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM (9 May 1860 - 19 June 1937), more commonly known as J. M. Barrie, was a Scottish novelist and dramatist. Most people remember him for inventing the character of Peter Pan, whom he based on his friends, the Llewelyn Davies boys. Peter Pan had its first stage performance on 27 December 1904.