HOOD - The Panto
HOOD - The Panto!
Robin and his friend Flora Mopp find themselves transported from a grey future where magic has been forgotten to a bright new world in pursuit of a book of ancient fairy tales. However, all is not sunny in the magic kingdom. In the forest, a girl in a red hooded cloak and sparkly red shoes is being followed closely by a big, bad, wolf.
During this very funny and fast paced adventure, our chums meet well loved characters from pantomime, fairy tales and 1980s sci-fi and discover the magic of music and laughter, friendship and love, just in time for Christmas. Suitable for a large cast with a wide age range.
Fairy Godmother, the good fairy
Leonard Woolfe, doubles with Big Bad Wolf
The Boss, doubles with Malicia
Robin Hood, principal boy
Flora Mopp, dame
Ruby Mantle (AKA Little red riding hood), our principal girl
Cookie, the lovable village idiot
T4.2, cyborg, muscular appearance, distinctive accent
The Big Bad Wolf, sidekick/henchman works for Malicia
Malicia, the bad fairy
Major Incident, commander of the palace guards
Widow Twankey, proprietor of Swankey Twankey’s laundrette
Britney, step-sister to Cinderella
Christina, step-sister to Cinderella
Worker drones, villagers, palace guards, dwarves, fairies, market traders, mermaids and assorted fairy tale and pantomime characters
Running time around 2hours 10 minutes
Flora: My dear Widow Twankey, thank you for helping me out.
Twankey: Don’t mention it, love. And there’s no need to be so formal. My friends call me Lassie.
Twankey: Yes, it’s a pet name. HOOD Act 2 Scene 2
A brilliantly funny script with well loved characters that will be known by the whole family. Packed full of jokes and fun - a perfect Pantomine to watch and be part of! - Emily V.
“it was great to work with such a talented writer and I had a ball rehearsing and performing these unique, funny, brilliant shows” - Jacqui P.
“Honestly don't think I've ever had an audience reaction like that before for any other show I've done; definitely the best feeling in the world! “ - Katy R.