Praise the Lord

For the current Shaw Festival production of William Golding's classic Lord of the Flies (adapted by Nigel Williams), set and costume designer Cameron Porteous returned to his roots; the play marked his return to the Festival stage since his departure as head of design for work in film. Below, Porteous discusses his design:

Lord of the Flies should not be produced in a naturalistic manner. Its structure is created for three different levels, which play together at times. These levels a

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