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Robin Hood and the Legumes of Doom (Trinity, 2003)

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A Lightly Spirited Summer Folk Lore Farce


  • King Richard - Dom “Or perhaps we could just kind of cover him with a sack?” Mattos (STB)
  • Prince John - Christopher “In with the anger; out with the love.” Nairne
  • Sheriff of Nottingham - Julia “She does like her whips, doesn't she?” Short
  • Eric (co-person of hench) - Elizabeth “It's not fair, I'm always being victimized.” Baldwin (Wadham)
  • Colin (co-person of hench) - Natalie “We have formed a Union of Hench and intend to stage a three day strike to bring the Kingdom's creaky transport network to a standstill.” Wells
  • Little John - Louise “For your insolence, you will pay in pain as well as monopoly money.” Sherlock (St John's)
  • Will Scarlet - Clare “Yellow and green are sooooo not your colours.” MacDonald
  • Robin Hood - Miles “It's a pity he's the best English folklore has to offer.” Gould
  • Jennifer - C “It looks like he has some sort of crazy girlfriend following him around.” Howdle (Wadham)
  • Gretchen - Yvette “It's dreadful really, isn't it” Dann
  • Friar Tuck - Harry “I'm a monk, not a classically trained actor.” Ullman (Wadham)
  • Fred - noga “You can't beat a potato.” zivan (Wadham)
  • Graham / Master of Tiddlywinks - Sally “You yelled master?” Close
  • Merry Man 3 - Simon “You can never tell with this unisex clothing.” Tang
  • Marian - Duncan “My beard is for the nimble fingers of King Richard and no one else.” Coutts (Worcester)
  • Ronald's Front Half - Various Surprise Guests
  • Ronald's Back Half - Sally Close


  • Director - Emily Burton
  • Playwriter - Dom Mattos (STB) (Assisted by tipsy cast members and the CULES script)
  • Technical/Emotional Support - Keith Crothers and Rhi Mogridge

Script and Programme

Flosscars Wins

Best Double Act / EnsembleNat and Elizabeth Baldwin (Balliol) for Colin and Eric

Flosscars Nominations

Best HeroMiles for Robin Hood
Best HeroineDuncan Coutts (Worcester) for Maid Marian
Best VillainJulia for Sheriff of Nottingham
Best QuoteKit for “look, I'm not going anywhere until you pull me”.
Best PropThe aubergines
The Sheriff's whip
Best Pantomime AnimalRonald
Best impersonation of a member of the opposite sexDuncan Coutts (Worcester) for Maid Marian
Best CostumeMiles for The tights
Best Caricature of oneselfMiles for Robin Hood
shows/robin_hood_and_legumes.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/29 14:54 by lily