Corelli / by Mayou Trikerioti

The first major stage production of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, based on Louis de Bernieres’ best-selling novel, has been announced for a UK tour.

Olivier and Tony award nominee Melly Still will direct the production, which will be adapted for the stage by Rona Munro, whose recent credits include an adaptation of My Name is Lucy Barton at the Bridge Theatre in London.

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin will run at Leicester’s Curve Theatre from April 13 to 20, 2019, before visiting the Rose Theatre in Kingston, Theatre Royal Bath, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, King’s Theatre Edinburgh and Theatre Royal in Glasgow, where it runs until June 29. Press night will be on April 25 at the Rose Theatre Kingston.

Set and costume designs will be by Mayou Trikerioti with lighting by Malcolm Rippeth, sound by Jon Nicholls, projection design by Dom Baker for OD Vision and music by Harry Blake.

Casting is to be announced.

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin is produced by Neil Laidlaw, Rose Theatre Kingston and Birmingham Repertory Theatre.