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‘Hood’ Thinking! The Adventures of Robin Hood take to the great outdoors this half-term, at the Brighton Open Air Theatre

- May 14, 2018


JW Productions invite you to join a thrilling adventure as Robin and his merry band whisk you to Sherwood forest to rise up and fight against the wicked Sheriff of Nottingham! Expect boo-able villains, thigh-slapping songs, narrow escapes and daring escapades!

From the creative team behind last Summer’s smash-hit, The Wind in The Willows; Brighton’s biggest panto, The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio; the open air adventure Treasure Island and the critically acclaimed Peter Pan! JW Productions bring their fourth production to Brighton Open Air Theatre, located at Dyke Road Park.

‘Performing in the open air is just a wonderful thing’ says James Weisz ‘the audiences love it too, families find it very freeing and relaxing, children can stand, move around, eat, drink – picnics are actively encouraged!’

The Adventures of Robin Hood stars local actress, Charlotte Melissa Tyler as Maid Marian. Charlotte is a member of Zyrah Rose – (Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalists), in addition to being an accomplished actor, having appeared in TV, Commercials and touring theatre.

Expect boo-able villains, thigh-slapping songs, narrow escapes and daring escapades!

Alexander Varey takes on the title role, who’s stage work includes The Legend of King Arthur (Guildford Shakespeare Company), One Man Two Guvnors, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [abridged], (The Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham), Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet (Young Shakespeare Company; UK & Gibraltar Tours), Shakespeare’s Yorkshire (Think:Light Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Lancaster Castle Open Air). Joined by twenty young performers from across Sussex who make up his merry band of outlaws.

Patric Kearns plays The Sheriff of Nottingham, who’s performances include Don’t Dress for Dinner, West-End; One Man, Two Guv’nors at Eastbourne Theatres; Dealer’s Choice Emporium, Brighton; and over thirty years in pantomimes across the UK.


May Half-Term is always full with things to do, but The Adventures of Robin Hood is an absolute must see and promises to have you and your family slapping your thighs, cheering the hero’s, booing the baddies and laughing all the way til the end.

Suitable for the whole family, bring a picnic and enjoy a spectacular open-air adventure. Book now, as these shows always sell out!

The Adventures of Robin Hood
May 30th – June 3rd
2pm and 7pm (2 hours inc. interval)
Tickets from £8.00 available at

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