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Danny John-Jules on Maid Marian return: 'I'd be in like a greased cheetah'

15 December 2014 3:24 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Danny John-Jules has voiced his approval of a potential Maid Marian and Her Merry Men reunion.

Creator Sir Tony Robinson recently said that he might return to the classic BBC children's comedy "one day".

Red Dwarf actor John-Jules - who played merry man Barrington in the show - said he would definitely like to be involved if the project came to fruition.

"Man, I'd be there like greased cheetah s**t," he told Digital Spy. "I'd be there in a minute.

"To me, it's still probably the - or at least one of the - best children's shows ever made. And the fact it won the Prix Jeunesse award? I think the BBC hadn't won that for 10 years or something.

"The first series won a Royal Television Society award, a Bafta and a Prix Jeunesse. It was like, 'My god, this is the first series and we've won all these, »

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Tony Robinson proud of Maid Marian legacy: 'Maybe we'll bring it back'

6 November 2014 1:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Sir Tony Robinson has said that he is "proud" of his classic children's TV series Maid Marian and Her Merry Men, which marks its 25th anniversary this year.

The Blackadder actor created and starred in the BBC comedy, which ran for four series from 1989 to 1994.

"That was the first series that I had artistic control over," he told Digital Spy. "It was just me and my friend David Bell, who was the director, and we made all the decisions.

"You just wouldn't be able to make a series in that way for British television now, there would be too many commissioning editors leaning over your back."

He continued: "We were given a remarkably good budget and were totally allowed to see our vision through. I'm really glad that I was able to do that, and I'm still very proud of it."

When asked if there was any chance of a reunion, »

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