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For permissions concerning dramatisations of any of William Golding's works except Lord of the Flies, please enquire via the publishers:
Lord of the Flies has been dramatised by Nigel Williams. This dramatisation was the only one approved by William Golding himself.
Enquiries about licences to perform the Nigel Williams dramatisation of Lord of the Flies should be directed as follows:
No dramatisation of Lord of the Flies other than the Nigel Williams one will be authorised by the author's heirs or publishers. Any other dramatisation is an infringement of the author's copyright, and will be the subject of legal proceedings.
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