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Ciaran Kellgren and Emilio Doorgasingh in the Library Theatre Company’s 2013 production of Wanted! Robin Hood.

Wanted! Robin Hood

Charles Way, playwright


Playwright: Charles Way

59 pgs. 1 female, 11 male

Originally produced by Library Theatre, UK in 2013

Run Time: 2 hours

Audience Recommendation: 6+


In the city of Nottingham, a fearsome soldier returns home from war and a feisty young maiden travels towards her uncertain future. Strict laws must be obeyed on pain of death, and an ancient promise must be kept no matter what the consequence. But deep in the Forest of Sherwood, a band of lionhearted outlaws are gathering, ready to do battle in the name of vengeance and love. A thrilling combination of adventure, comedy, music and daredevil fighting, Wanted! Robin Hood will be a magical adventure for everyone.

“Fun-packed… This joyful production is recommended by me for anyone young at heart!” –Manchester Evening News

“Charles Way’s script is beautifully crafted… A must see for anyone over six this Christmas.” –What’s On Stage

“Charles Way allows his imagination to run wild… The cast of eight actors work their tights off. A production that is here to knock the stuffing out of the Christmas Turkey.” –The Public Reviews

“Charles Way’s adaptation is a compelling drama of moral reckoning that never flinches from confronting awkward truths about telling right from wrong… [Leaves] much to the imagination – which is surely what good children’s theatre is all about.” –The Stage

“Charles Way has written an adventure story that takes its subject seriously… Busy, emotionally complex, exciting.” – Reviewsgate

Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $75 per performance
Professional Royalty Fee: please inquire for a quote
The royalty fee includes permission to make copies of the perusal script for your cast.


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