28 August 2012 4:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Believe it or not, my list of favourite TV shows doesn’t just consist of dark, sprawling epics for adults only, like Game Of Thrones or The Walking Dead. God forbid, I’d probably have tried to kill myself a trillion times over by now if all I watched was depressingly dark and complex TV. No, not all TV needs to be like that. That’s why, between 2006 and 2009, Saturday nights were not spent outside in the local park drinking cheap cider from a plastic bottle, but were instead wisely invested, by watching BBC One’s teatime epic Robin Hood!

A bold retelling of the legend of the famous outlaw in the vein of Pirates Of The Caribbean, the Beeb’s Robin Hood was action packed, funny, and occasionally cheesy, with its tounge firmly in cheek. The show was critically mauled by the press on its in initial run, but »

- Matt Dennis

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