Tag: Theatre

The Bottle Imp (1828) by Richard Brinsley Peake | Stephen Basdeo

“Thou mayest be the envy of the world during the day, but night must come, and at night thou must always expect my cheering presence!”

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood

The folktale of “The Two Children in the Wood” has always been popular with audiences, in spite of its grim content, depicting as it does the death of two children. However, the legend became incorporated into the Robin Hood tradition in the nineteenth century, This post discusses why two very different legends came to be associated.