Silver: Return to Treasure Island
Featuring a cast of noble seamen, murderous pirates, and stories of love, valor and terrible cruelty, "Silver" is a worthy sequel to "Treasure Island"--one of the greatest adventure stories ever told--and a work of extraordinary authenticity and imaginative power from one of England's greatest writers.
Andrew Motion is the author of three biographies and a number of books of poetry. In 1999 he was appointed Poet Laureate of Great Britain, and he is currently Professor of Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. Motion serves as head of the Literature Panel of the Arts Council and frequently broadcasts on the BBC.
David Tennant was appearing on screen before he was even out of school. He appeared in the award-winning BBC TV production of Takin' Over the Asylum. Tennant is an award-winning member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, has guest-starred in multiple television series, and appeared in a number of British films. Playing Doctor Who made Tennant a household name, as well as his portrayal of Barty Crouch Junior in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.