Robin Hood & The Babes In The Wood
by Ron Nicol published 2008
Suitable for All Groups
A fast-moving plot, memorable villains, and numerous roles for women.
When Robin is outlawed by the Sheriff of Nottingham, he has to leave his beloved Marian and flee to Sherwood Forest. Meanwhile, Marian's guardian Baroness Stonybroke wants to get her hands on Jack and Jill's inheritance for herself and devious Grovel arranges for the children to be kidnapped. In Sherwood Forest they escape from their captors, but fall into the hands of the Sheriff, who has also arrested Marian. Robin has to rescue all three or give himself up, but with the help of the Merry Women he succeeds.
Players: 3 male, 11 female, 8 male/female
Cast: Jack, Jill, Much, Maid Marian, Mistress Bunting, Robert of Locksley (Robin), Sergeant-at-Arms, Baroness Stonybroke, Mugwump, Grovel, Midge, Maggot, Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker, Sheriff of Nottingham, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Little Joan, Sister Tuck, Jill Scarlett, Elaine-a-Dale, The Beast of Sherwood
Sets: 3 main sets
Period: Mediaeval England
Running Time: 2 hours
Notes: Production notes inc. FX and list of songs provided
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