Audio Drama


HOOD

 <<The Hood series of audio dramas asks us to forget what we think we know about the Legend of Robin Hood and consider an entirely different tale of the man behind the name. Starring Lee Ingleby (with BBC1 Drama Our Zoo, Inspector George Gently and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban amongst his tv and movie work) and with a wonderful score by Samuel Pegg, Hood is a full-cast audio drama series.>> Spiteful Puppet

I’m writing my own review on the first two CDs, coming soon…

Chapters:

Hood – Noble Secrets – The Legend of Robin Hood Reborn (2 CDs)

Hood – The Scribe of Sherwood – volumes 1&2 (2 CDs)

They’re working on a 3rd chapter, “HOOD – Warriors’ Harvest

(coming soon)

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Cast&Crew:

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Links:

Producers Official site: spitefulpuppet.com – Facebook page – Twitter account

Hood – Noble Secrets Official site: noblesecrets.com

Trailer on Youtube

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Awards:

February 2, 2015 – BBC Audio Drama Award Winners – Spiteful Puppet has been honoured with a gong from the prestigeous BBC Drama Awards 2015.  – <<The company’s “HOOD The Scribe of Sherwood” production has been awarded Best Online or Non-Broadcast Audio Drama at the awards at the BBC Radio Theatre in London.   Announced by actor and writer Lenny Henry, the award was received by Spiteful Puppet’s Iain Meadows who said, “The chaps let me go and collect the award but I should stress this is very much a team win for all involved in “HOOD” with SpitefulPuppet”.   Hood actor Lee Inglby took to Twitter to congratulate Iain, simply saying, “Yes, yes, yes!!!! :))))”.>> source

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Reviews:

The World Wide Robin Hood Society says: ““The influence of the many books, comics, films and television dramas made about Robin Hood means everyone will have their own personal view of the iconic outlaw and his Sherwood Forest companions –so re-telling his story is often as daunting a task as any of the challenges faced by the legendary hero!   Full marks then, to audio production company Spiteful Puppet for their excellent new double CD “HOOD”, where the combination of a superb cast and an evocative musical score ticks all the boxes for a fresh and entertaining interpretation of the iconic tale. […]” continue to read

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