Robin Hood (1984–1986)
"Robin of Sherwood" (original title)

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A forest mystical being appoints two men in succession as the legendary outlaw defender of the oppressed.

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Peter Llewellyn Williams ...
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 Will Scarlet (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
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 Nasir (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
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 Little John (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Judi Trott ...
 Lady Marion / ... (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Phil Rose ...
 Friar Tuck / ... (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Robert Addie ...
 Sir Guy of Gisburne (21 episodes, 1984-1986)
John Abineri ...
 Herne the Hunter (18 episodes, 1984-1986)
Nickolas Grace ...
 Robert de Rainault / ... (17 episodes, 1984-1986)
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 Robert of Huntingdon / ... (13 episodes, 1986)
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 Robin of Loxley (12 episodes, 1984-1986)
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Robin of Loxley is chosen by the mystical Herne the Hunter to become his 'son' and champion the oppressed. Gathering a band of comrades around him he fights a guerilla campaign against their Norman dictators, particularly the Sheriff of Nottingham and his deputy, Guy de Gisburne. Later he is succeeded by Robert of Huntingdon, renegade nobleman. This retelling of the legend introduces a strong fantasy element, with black magic and the old religion. Written by Gareth Preston <gpreston@mmu.ac.uk>

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Filmed on location in woods outside Bristol, where all the trees still sported leafs of the period, as opposed to Fir trees brought to England in the nineteenth century. See more »

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Robin of Loxley: Nothing is forgotten. Nothing is ever forgotten.
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Referenced in No 73: Hold This (1986) See more »

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Together We
Composed by Paul Brennan
Performed by Clannad
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fantastic series
25 November 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Robin of Sherwood was part of my whole teen years and in a way after all these years and seeing it again on DVD now, it has not lost anything in all these years. My fascination is still there. I have never seen another Robin Hood story that had all these great color effects, the castles in the mist with red filter, the atmosphere it created. And for sure it is a series that tried to show how it could have been at that time, no beautiful styled castles, but you see the dirt and the fog in it. It has its own charm, and for me will always have. The mystical elements and also the two stories of Robin Hood that are shown here (Robin of Loxley and Robert of Huntingdon)have never been shown that way again. I love both Robins but personally I prefer Jason Connery as actor in this role.


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