Robin Hood: Season 1, Episode 1

Robin Hood and the Sorcerer (15 Jan. 1984)
"Robin of Sherwood" Robin Hood and the Sorcerer (original title)

TV Episode  -   -  Action | Fantasy | Drama
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.7/10 from 442 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 4 critic

His family massacred by Norman soldiers, Robin takes on the mantle of the Hooded Man, a champion long prophesied. His first challenge is to free Maid Marion from the clutches of the evil, ... See full summary »



(created and written by)
0Check in

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: February

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in February.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 02 Mar 2011
a list of 774 titles
created 06 Jul 2011
a list of 249 titles
created 09 Dec 2011
a list of 1267 titles
created 07 Aug 2012
list image
a list of 4732 titles
created 2 months ago

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Robin Hood and the Sorcerer (15 Jan 1984)

Robin Hood and the Sorcerer (15 Jan 1984) on IMDb 8.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Robin Hood.

User Polls

1 of 24 Episodes | Next Episode »


Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Wayne Michaels ...
Toby Lee ...
Geoffrey Greenhill ...
Betty Francis ...
Much's Mother
Nickolas Grace ...
Robert de Rainault / Sheriff
Peter Llewellyn Williams ...
Robert Addie ...
Paul Rainbow ...
Tom the Fletcher (as Paul Duggan)
Mark Audley ...
Stuart Linden ...


His family massacred by Norman soldiers, Robin takes on the mantle of the Hooded Man, a champion long prophesied. His first challenge is to free Maid Marion from the clutches of the evil, powerful Baron de Belleme. Written by Gareth Preston <>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Action | Fantasy | Drama





Release Date:

15 January 1984 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



Sound Mix:


See  »

Did You Know?


Nasir was not originally supposed to be a recurring character. He was supposed to be killed by Little John in "Robin Hood & The Sorcerer", but the producers changed their minds at the last minute. It was Mark Ryan's idea for Nasir to be a quiet character. See more »


When Ailric leaves his village with young Robin he has only about three arrows in his quiver. When he drops off Robin at the mill and rides away, his quiver is full of arrows. See more »


Robert de Rainault: One word more, Brother Tuck, just one, and I'll have the fat flayed from your body.
See more »


Referenced in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) See more »


Written and Performed by Clannad
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

8 April 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This is quite simply one of the best Robin Hood interpretations ever made. I remember enjoying it as a kid, and now that I have it on DVD it's just as enjoyable. It's just a shame that it wouldn't be possible to show such an obviously pagan program in this day and age.

The actors look refreshingly human, and not too hollywood-ised and full of girly make-up. All in all a fantastic fantasy series which is a worthy benchmark to compare other fantasy movies/series against...

12 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Disappointed with this show Zamwyn
If Robin of Sherwood was filmed today... sylvancat
why Robin was killed? alivine
Stopped watching it after Robin of Loxley's death, but... shadowreign2k
transmission dates oniscoid
Robin Of Sherwood - The Return andrewskinner36
Discuss Robin Hood and the Sorcerer (1984) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: