Library Ed. BBC Audiobooks America 2007
CD ISBN 9781405656870 $21.95 Two CDs
In this adaptation from the BBC series, Richard Armitage (Guy of Gisborne on the show) produces a polished, heroic tale. As Robin attempts to save Locksley town from the Sheriff of Nottingham's wrath, Armitage's versatility showcases his vocal talents. His edgy, sardonic voice highlights the disparity of the classes, and he gives dimension to his character portrayals, especially those of Robin and Marian. With Armitage's precise timing, the action unfolds clearly, creating vivid mental pictures. When emotions run high, Armitage stops short of melodrama. The presentation is well in keeping with Robin Hood's renowned passion for justice. Adults and older children will relish this compelling story of Sherwood Forest. C.A. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 07]
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