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Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood – CAST, Doncaster

Writer: Ben Crocker Director: Chris Lawson Musical Director: Matt Marks Choreographer: Natasha Harrison Reviewer: Ron Simpson CAST’s pantomime proceeds along essentially traditional lines, but has one unique feature and one that is certainly slightly unusual. For the third year running, CAST presents the only fully British Sign Language interpreted pantomime, with Naomi Gray, a colourful and spirited presence on the ...

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Robin Hood – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Alan McHugh Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Maggie Constable If you are fancying a fun foray into the forest, Sherwood in fact, there is no better place to be than Milton Keynes Theatre for the next month or so. It’s time to don those green tights and join in the adventures of Robin Hood, starring family-favourite actor Shane Richie in ...

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Me & Robin Hood – Liverpool Everyman

Writer and Performer: Shón Dale-Jones Reviewer: Daryl Holden When creating a show in which you want to tackle the issue of millions of children having to sleep on the streets, it seems just a tad insensitive to centre that same ninety-minute show around yourself and barely mention a relevant charity both throughout and on the flyers. What would make this ...

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Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny – Theatre Royal, York

Writer: Richard Hurford Music/Lyrics: Rob Castell Directors: Suzann McLean, Damian Cruden Designer: Jane Linz Roberts Reviewer: Ron Simpson Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny takes its time deciding whether it wants to be a humorously feminist take on the Robin Hood story (with a message among the songs and the daft gags) or simply a summer pantomime. After a first ...

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Robin Hood – Egg, Theatre Royal, Bath

Writer and Director: Greg Banks Music: Thomas Johnson Designer: Hannah Wolfe Choreographer: Naomi Said Reviewer: Harry Mottram Liberation day is coming sing the outlaws in Greg Banks’s urban toned muscular production of Robin Hood. Four modern-day homeless people sit around a fire lit in an old dustbin complaining about their lot before re-telling the story of the Sherwood Forest Medieval ...

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Robin Hood – Theatre Royal, Stratford East

The Robin Hood Company at Theatre Royal, Stratford East

Writers: Trish Cooke and Robert Hyman Director: Kerry Michael Reviewer:Dan Humphries   We all know the story of Robin Hood, right? Hundreds of years after the dragons leave Strattyham,Robin and his band of…. wait, that doesn’t sound right? Stratford East’s annual panto returns with a bang this year, relocating and reinventing the classic story of Robin Hood, moved from Nottingham ...

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Hood – the legend continues – Nottingham Theatre Royal

Writers: Andy Barrett, Tim Elgood, James Graham, Laura Lomas, Mufaro Makubika, Brian Mitchell and Joseph Nixon Director: Jack McNamara Reviewer: Phil Lowe As part of the Nottingham Theatre Royal's celebration of 150 years existence seven local theatre writers - experienced playwrights plus other exciting new and proven talents - have been commissioned to bring about Hood – the legend continues, ...

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CD Review: Hood – Noble Secrets

Writer/Director: Iain Meadows Composer: Samuel Pegg Reviewer: Ian Foster Spiteful Puppet’s debut audio drama revisits one of our most well-known folk heroes, Robin Hood, but in this origin story for the Merry Men, Iain Meadows has managed an adroit reimagining of the world of Sherwood Forest and beyond. Aided by a swooping orchestral score from Samuel Pegg, it rises from ...

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