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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
26 September 1955 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters... See more »
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Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
User Reviews:
I loved this show when I was a kid See more (27 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 139)
Richard Greene ... Robin Hood / ... (143 episodes, 1955-1960)
Victor Woolf ... Derwent / ... (112 episodes, 1955-1960)
Archie Duncan ... Little John (105 episodes, 1955-1960)
Alexander Gauge ... Friar Tuck / ... (90 episodes, 1955-1960)
Alan Wheatley ... Sheriff of Nottingham (80 episodes, 1955-1960)
Paul Eddington ... Will Scarlett / ... (64 episodes, 1956-1960)
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Series Directed by
Terry Bishop (35 episodes, 1956-1960)
Bernard Knowles (19 episodes, 1955-1959)
Ralph Smart (19 episodes, 1955-1956)
Robert Day (12 episodes, 1957-1960)
Peter Seabourne (12 episodes, 1958-1960)
Terence Fisher (11 episodes, 1956-1957)
Anthony Squire (8 episodes, 1957-1960)
Don Chaffey (7 episodes, 1957-1958)
Lindsay Anderson (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Gordon Parry (5 episodes, 1960)
Daniel Birt (4 episodes, 1955)
Peter Maxwell (4 episodes, 1958)
Arthur Crabtree (2 episodes, 1956)
Gerard Bryant (2 episodes, 1958)
Compton Bennett (2 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Writing credits
Eric Heath (14 episodes, 1955-1956)
John Dyson (13 episodes, 1955-1958)
Paul Symonds (9 episodes, 1955-1957)
Anne Rodney (8 episodes, 1955-1957)
Ralph Smart (8 episodes, 1956-1957)
Leon Griffiths (8 episodes, 1957-1960)
Neil R. Collins (7 episodes, 1956-1958)
Ring Lardner Jr. (6 episodes, 1955-1958)
Michael Connor (6 episodes, 1957-1959)
Basil Dawson (6 episodes, 1957-1958)
Howard Dimsdale (5 episodes, 1958-1960)
Leslie Poynton (4 episodes, 1957-1958)
Sidney Wells (4 episodes, 1957-1958)
Philip Bolsover (4 episodes, 1958-1960)
Louis Marks (4 episodes, 1958-1960)
James Carhardt (3 episodes, 1957)
Milton Schlesinger (3 episodes, 1957)
Nicholas Winter (3 episodes, 1957)
Ian McLellan Hunter (3 episodes, 1958)
Jan Read (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
Raymond Bowers (3 episodes, 1960)
Alan Hackney (3 episodes, 1960)
James Aldridge (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Arthur Behr (2 episodes, 1956)
Alan Moreland (2 episodes, 1957)

Robert Lees (unknown episodes)
Adrian Scott (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Sidney Cole .... producer / associate producer / ... (143 episodes, 1955-1960)
Hannah Weinstein .... executive producer / associate producer (143 episodes, 1955-1960)
Thelma Connell .... associate producer (82 episodes, 1957-1960)
 
Series Original Music by
Edwin Astley (75 episodes, 1955-1957)
Albert Elms (68 episodes, 1956-1960)

Sidney Russell (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Ken Hodges (74 episodes, 1956-1960)
Michael Reed (31 episodes, 1957-1958)
Gerald Gibbs (25 episodes, 1955-1956)
Ernest Palmer (7 episodes, 1957)
Ian Craig (4 episodes, 1959-1960)
Robert Navarro (2 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Film Editing by
Joan Warwick (48 episodes, 1956-1960)
Lee Doig (19 episodes, 1957-1958)
Harry Booth (15 episodes, 1955-1956)
Peter Rolfe Johnson (8 episodes, 1959-1960)
Peter Seabourne (5 episodes, 1955-1956)
David Hawkins (5 episodes, 1956)
Thelma Connell (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Richard Sidwell (3 episodes, 1960)
Bill Lewthwaite (2 episodes, 1955)
Inman Hunter (2 episodes, 1956)
Seymour Logie (2 episodes, 1957)
 
Series Production Design by
Peter Proud (31 episodes, 1955-1957)
 
Series Art Direction by
John Blezard (52 episodes, 1956-1960)
Peter Proud (38 episodes, 1955-1956)
Peter Mullins (37 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Makeup Department
Wally Schneiderman .... makeup supervisor / makeup artist (87 episodes, 1955-1960)
Eileen Bates .... hair stylist / hairdresser / ... (37 episodes, 1955-1957)
Bill Griffiths .... hair stylist / hairdresser (21 episodes, 1955-1956)
Betty Sherriff .... hair stylist (5 episodes, 1956)
 
Series Production Management
Harold Buck .... production manager / production supervisor (117 episodes, 1956-1960)
George Mills .... production supervisor (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Noble .... assistant director (60 episodes, 1955-1957)
 
Series Art Department
William Kellner .... art supervisor (9 episodes, 1956-1957)
 
Series Sound Department
H.C. Pearson .... sound (139 episodes, 1955-1960)
Michael Deeley .... dubbing editor (33 episodes, 1955-1956)
Freddie Cook .... dubbing editor (22 episodes, 1956-1957)
Harry Booth .... dubbing editor (6 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Stunts
Gabriel Toyne .... fight director (1 episode, 1957)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Noel Rowland .... camera operator (88 episodes, 1955-1960)
Eric Williams .... camera operator (5 episodes, 1959-1960)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brenda Gardner .... wardrobe / wardrobe supervisor (61 episodes, 1955-1957)
 
Series Editorial Department
Thelma Connell .... supervising editor / editorial supervisor (45 episodes, 1955-1957)
Maurice Rootes .... supervising editor (19 episodes, 1957)
 
Series Other crew
Albert G. Ruben .... script supervisor (80 episodes, 1955-1957)
Joanna Busby .... continuity (36 episodes, 1955-1956)
Peggy Phillips .... script supervisor / script editor (36 episodes, 1956-1958)
Raymond Bowers .... script supervisor / script editor (26 episodes, 1959-1960)
Richard Greene .... production associate (26 episodes, 1959-1960)
Olga Marshall .... continuity (21 episodes, 1956-1957)
Kathryn Dawes .... script supervisor (9 episodes, 1957)
Barbara Thomas .... continuity (4 episodes, 1956)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (143 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Certification:
UK:PG (all episodes) | USA:Approved

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Trivia:
Archie Duncan was replaced by Rufus Cruikshank for ten episodes, after he had been injured saving two child actors from a runaway horse.See more »
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28 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
I loved this show when I was a kid, 8 November 2003
Author: carflo from Texas

Of all the shows that I watched when I was a child, this is the one I liked the most. I loved the show - and I loved Richard Greene. He was remarkably good looking and charming. The Sheriff of Nottingham was a dastardly villain with no sense of humor. Robin and his merry band not only defeated the Sheriff in every show, they did it with grace and humor. Unlike most shows of the 50's, Marian did not just sit around in a long dress waiting to be rescued. She put on her tights and fought. I don't remember her using a sword very much, but she was an excellent archer. Looking back after over 40 years, I realize that the relationship between Robin and Marian was more that of pals than lovers as befitted a Saturday morning show for kids. Part of me would like to see it again, but another part me is afraid that it would lose some of it's golden glow. I feel sorry for the kids today. They get endless violent cartoon shows that are only created to sell merchandise. They will never thrill to

"Robin Hood, Robin Hood Riding through the glen, Robin Hood, Robin Hood With his band of men, Feared by the Bad Loved by good Robin Hood, Robin Hood, Robin Hood."

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