Swallows and Amazons

13 - 16 Feb

By Arthur Ransome | Adapted for the stage by Helen Edmundson | With songs by Neil Hannon | Directed by Steve Grihault

Swallows and Amazons

13 - 16 Feb

Additional arrangements by James Cleve
Movement Director Laura Weston
Choreographer Aaaron Francis

Four siblings set sail in their boat Swallow to conquer land and sea. But the dastardly Captain Flint and some rival Amazon pirates are getting in the way. Performed by Mountview’s Musical Theatre students, this show is packed with family fun and adventure.

Steve Grihault is Mountview’s Head of Acting. He originally trained as an actor, and worked for over twenty years with companies including The Young Vic, English Shakespeare Company and Theatr Clwyd. Directing credits at Mountview: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Our Country’s Good.


An amateur production by arrangement with Nick Hern Books

Running Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes (including a 15-minute interval)

Booking Info


Wednesday 13 February, 7.30pm
Thursday 14 February, 7pm - SOLD OUT
Friday 15 February, 7.30pm
Saturday 16 February, 2pm
Saturday 16 February, 7.30pm

Full Price £15
Concessions (Under 18/Student/Over 65) £12
Southwark Residents £10

Backstage Theatre, Mountview, 120 Peckham Hill Street, SE15 5JT

To Book

020 8881 2201
Our box office hours are currently Monday-Friday 9am-9pm and Saturday 9am-6pm. Online booking is 24 hours, but phone and in-person bookings should be made within these times. Tickets are booked subject to Mountview's terms and conditions

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