The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)

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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil ... See full summary »

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Richard Greene ...
 Robin Hood / ... (144 episodes, 1955-1960)
Victor Woolf ...
 Derwent / ... (112 episodes, 1955-1960)
Archie Duncan ...
 Little John (106 episodes, 1955-1960)
Alexander Gauge ...
 Friar Tuck / ... (91 episodes, 1955-1960)
Alan Wheatley ...
 Sheriff of Nottingham (81 episodes, 1955-1960)
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 Will Scarlett / ... (64 episodes, 1956-1960)
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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil machinations of Prince John while good King Richard was away at the Crusades. The series was primarily intended for children, and was unusual in that it frequently re-used the same actors in different roles, or different actors in a recurring roles. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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One of my favourite TV shows
5 March 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

along with "Long John Silver". This was one my sisters and I never missed when I was a kid. Robin was brave and dashing and Maid Marion was beautiful. The evil Sheriff of Nottingham was a real meany and was well played. I also have a good memory of Friar Tuck and Little John. Kevin Costner's portrayal of Robin in "Robin Hood Prince of Thieves" pales in comparison to Richard Greene's. The theme song is still firmly fixed in my memory, complete with those French horns. Lots of sword fights and daring escapes from the Sheriff's clutches made this a family favourite. I haven't seen any of the episodes since the early 60's but would dearly love to see them again.


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