Treasure Island


“Express train performances…Splendidly bonkers”

The Reviews Hub

“Joanna Carrick’s adaption of Treasure Island is fast, anarchic and full of surprises…A delightful and refreshing alternative to the traditional family panto”

The Stage

“Sheer brilliance! If you do nothing else this Christmas go see this!”

Audience member

“Absolutely loved @red_rose_chain #Xmas show. Another @CarrickJo triumph.”

BBC Radio Suffolk

“Absolutely fantastic! Can’t rate it enough. The children loved it. You should be very proud of yourselves *****”

Audience member

“Spectacular performance. One for all the family, children & adults of all ages, perfect to watch over festive season”

Zoe Booth, University of Suffolk, for Ipswich Waterfront

“Best performance I’ve seen, and there have been many great ones. Brilliant end to Boxing Day

Audience member

“Saw brilliant In Ipswich this afternoon: breathtaking, energetic performances & multilayered storytelling!”

Audience member

“Just got back from seeing Treasure Island and as usual Red Rose Chain did not disappoint! Amazing show, absolutely hilarious, great for kids and adults! Strongly recommend to everyone! *****”

Audience member


Join the young Jim Hawkins on a daring voyage across the seven seas in search of Captain Flint’s legendary buried treasure! Along the way he’ll meet a crew of colourful characters including the marooned Ben Gunn, mysterious Long John Silver, his talking parrot and his madcap crew – Jim had better watch out for mischief, mayhem and even mutiny on board!

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This production ran Mon-Sat, 8th Dec – 2 Jan 2016


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joel macey



The Avenue Theatre

The Avenue Theatre, Gippeswyk Avenue, Ipswich, IP2 9AF
Our magical studio theatre stands within the grounds of our HQ at Gippeswyk Hall, a Grade II* listing building. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, The Avenue is fully accessible and only a few minutes walk from Ipswich train station.


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