08 Dec 2011

The Heart of Robin Hood premiere 2nd December

James McArdle and Iris Roberts
Photo by EDDI - ©RSC

The Royal Shakespeare Company premiered The Heart of Robin Hood in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre on the 2nd of December.
Written by David Farr and directed by Vesturport’s director Gisli Orn Gardarsson.

Other Vesturport members in the artistic teem include designer Borkur Jonson, associated director and movement Selma Bjornsdottir, Hogni Egilsson composed the music and Bjorn Helgason is the lighting designer.
Vesturport´s actor Olafur Darri Olafson plays Pierre.
And Vesturport’s photographer Eddi shot the production photos.
A spectacular new production of a great English legend

The heart of Robin Hood review´s
WhatsOnStage (5 stars)
London Evening Standard (5 stars)
Sunday Independent (5 stars)
Times (4 stars)
Independent (4 stars)
Guardian (4 stars)
Telegraph (4 stars)
Daily Mail (4 stars)
Birmingham Mail (4 stars)
The British Theatre Guide

Olafur Darri Olafsson and Iris Roberts - Photo by EDDI - ©RSC


Gareth Aled – Lord Falconbury
Peter Bray – Plug the Dog
Martin Hutson – Prince John
Fiona Lait – Lady Falconbury/Duck
Rόbert Lučkay – Much
Emma Manton – Margaret LeBrun/Townswoman
James McArdle – Robin
Flora Montgomery – Alice
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson – Pierre
Iris Roberts – Marion
Darwin Shaw – Will
Tim Treloar – Guy of Gisborne
Michael Walter – Little John
Marcello Walton – Friar / Robert Summers
Lawrence Werber – Makepeace
Addis Williams – Gisborne’s Henchman

Bailey Fear / Jack Firth / Tom Ransford – Jethro
Heather Croghan-Miksch / Isabelle Evans / Molly Pipe – Sarah

Director – Gisli Örn Gardarsson
Set Designer – Börkur Jonsson
Costume Designer – Emma Ryott
Lighting – Björn Helgason
Music – Högni Egilsson
Sound – Gregory Clarke
Associate Director and Movement – Selma Björnsdóttir
Fight Director – Kev McCurdy

Jack Firth and Heather Croghan Miksch
Photo by EDDI - ©RSC

Michael Walter - Photo by EDDI - ©RSC