by Jonathan Edgington
Robin Hood is a two act comedy-drama with a running time of just under two hours which successfully premiered in Winchester in 2016. It’s narrative is driven by three ancient, irascible witches and the plot centres around their desire to obtain the ingredients for a spell which will make them all young again.
Expect the unexpected and lots of laughs in this swashbuckling new version of the much-loved tale! Twelfth century England. Weary from The Crusades, Robin of Loxley returns to Nottingham intending to marry his childhood sweetheart and claim his family inheritance. Instead he finds a much changed world packed with romance, mystery, intrigue and dastardly deeds in which his archery and sword fighting skills and those of his new comrades, the Merry Men, are regularly put to the test…
This new comedy/drama cleverly combines the traditional elements of the legend with brand new material and characters in an exciting, fun-filled adventure brought to you by the team responsible for the hugely successful Three Musketeers in 2014.
Glenda, an ugly old witch, sister to Ursula and Medea
Medea, an ugly old witch, sister to Ursula and Glenda
Ursula, an ugly old witch, sister to Glenda and Medea
Lady Gertrude, Maid Marian’s Mother
Bess, Lady Gertrude/Maid Marian’s Servant.
Much the Miller’s Son
Allan A Dale
Sheriff of Nottingham
Sir Guy of Gisbourne
The Abbott of St. Mary’s
Servant, a servant to the Sheriff
The Bishop of Hereford
Gilbert with the White Hand, an outlaw
“Dangerous” David of Doncaster, an outlaw
The Wizard of Warwick
The Prioress of Kirklees
Young Ursula, Ursula the witch transformed into a beautiful young woman
Outlaws, Villagers/Maypole Dancers, Soldiers (non-speaking for crowd scenes)
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