Robin Hood: The Arrow Of Destiny - Theatre Peckham
London theatre news: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Casting - Christmas shows - Off-West End
Theatre Peckham has announced the cast line-up for its new Christmas show - Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny - which plays from 4 to 22 December.
Image courtesy Theatre Peckham
Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny, by writer Richard Hurford, introduces young audiences to a current take on the characters found in the children's classic.
The show will be at Theatre Peckham from 4 to 22 December 2018 and marks the venue's new artistic director Suzann McLean's inaugural production, since joining in September 2018.
Robin Hood: The Arrow Of Destiny is a play with songs that promises to be a festive treat for all the family with a show packed full of comedy, action, adventure and song.
The show will feature Rob Castell's music and lyrics which incorporate rap, salsa and reggae beats.
Cast of Robin Hood: The Arrow Of Destiny
The six-strong cast includes Theatre Peckham alumni Malachi Green and newcomers Ayanna Christie-Brown and Gustavo Navarro alongside acting stalwarts Geoff Aymer (The Young Vic, Arcola Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe, Barbican, Royal Court), Ray Newe (National Theatre, Liverpool Playhouse), TerriAnn Oudjar (upcoming Royal Court, The Playhouse Theatre).
And ... joining the cast on stage will be 40 children who form part of Theatre Peckham's renowned arts education and training programme.
Artistic Director Suzann McLean said ...
"Theatre Peckham has been enormously successful in producing Christmas productions that have young people at their core.
As my first production as the new artistic director, I am honoured to continue this legacy with Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny by Richard Hurford.
It is a fun-for-all-the-family show with fantastic music.
The richly diverse communities of Peckham are reflected within the cast from our young company through to our professional actors making this festive show a delight for all."
Show listing information
Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny, introduces young audiences to a current take on the characters found in this children's classic.
Rob Castell's music and lyrics incorporate rap, salsa and reggae beats.
This play with songs promises to be a festive treat for all the family with a show packed full of comedy, action, adventure and song.
Forget the legends, forget the stories, this Robin Hood is real.
Malachi Green (Robin Hood)
Ayanna Christie-Brown (Maid Marian)
Geoff Aymer (Friar Tuck)
TerriAnn Oudjar (Little John)
Ray Newe (Sheriff of Nottingham)
Guy Navarro (Guy of Gisborne)
Author: Richard Hurford
Composer: Rob Castell
Lyricist: Rob Castell
Director: Suzann McLean
Set designer: Lily Faith-Knight
Choreography: Tamara McKoy-Patterson
Fight director: Jonathan Holby
Production: Theatre Peckham
From: Tuesday 4 December 2018
Closed: Saturday 22 December 2018
Standard: Child £7, Adult £12, Family £32 (4 tickets)
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