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 ...
 Much (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
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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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15 January 1984 (USA)  »

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Originated the now-customary character of Robin Hood's Saracen companion - due to Mark Ryan's unintentional permanent addition to the cast. Every new version of Robin Hood made since has included a Saracen character - or even sidekick. See more »

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Robin of Loxley: Nothing is forgotten. Nothing is ever forgotten.
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Together We
Composed by Paul Brennan
Performed by Clannad
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A very special TV show.
4 August 2002 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This version of the Robin Hood myth added so much to the original, it must be the definitive adaptation. Full of nature, earth and greenery, and steeped in the spirit of the forest, this Robin is a real hero. A mystical edge and a sinister atmosphere give a uniquely original feel, the cast is superb and Clannad's soundtrack adds the perfect final touch. Unsurpassed.


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