The Collector

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A tense psychological exploration of what happens when a reclusive butterfly collector has the opportunity to turn his fantasies into a reality. Read More >

Originally published in 1963, this story tells of a low ranking civil servant who builds a cell under his house to imprison a young female arts student.

A tense psychological exploration of what happens when a reclusive butterfly collector has the opportunity to turn his fantasies into reality, John Fowles's Novel was made into a film starring Terence Stamp in 1963.

This adaptation, by Mark Healy, premiered at the 2007 Edinburgh Fringe to critical acclaim.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 26/08/2008

Opening Night: 29/08/2008

Closing Night: 20/09/2008

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Director - Ben Caplan

Producer - Arcola Theatre in association with Aslan Productions

Lighting Designer - Richard Howell

Set Designer - Beck Rainford

Author - John Fowles

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