Comedy, music, fights and puppets – that’s the fun summer line-up at York Theatre Royal.
York Theatre Royal
Aug 4-Sept 2 2017
Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny is an hilarious reworking of the Sherwood Forest legend, and features CBBC star Neil Reynolds in the title role.
Neil appeared in the award-winning CBBC series The Secret Life of Boys. His other television credits include Find Your Tribe, The Adventures of T-Boy and Toonattik.
This is his first stage role. YorkMix caught up with Neil as he prepared to don his Lincoln green…
‘I am very innocent at times’
What did you know about the Robin Hood legend before being cast in the show?
How would you describe Robin in the York production?
Is Robin like you?
Is there any romance between Robin and Marian?
You’ve appeared in the CBBC BAFTA award-winning series Secret Life of Boys but Robin Hood marks your professional stage debut – how has it been?
Why should people come and see Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny?
What’s it like working with a company of 30 young people, aged 8 to 15, who play villagers and merry men, and operate the puppets?
I remember one of the cast in Peter Pan was such a cool guy and that made me more comfortable and made me want to do more acting. When the kids are around you’ll always see me with a smile. I’ll always been happy to talk to them.