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"Robin Hood" (1984) More at IMDbPro »"Robin of Sherwood" (original title), TV series 1984-1986

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
28 April 1984 (UK) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A forest mystical being appoints two men in succession as the legendary outlaw defender of the oppressed. Full summary »
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Awards:
Won BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Some Old Pearls Don't Ever Lose Their Shine See more (46 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 11 of 53)
Peter Llewellyn Williams ... Much (24 episodes, 1984-1986)

Ray Winstone ... Will Scarlet (24 episodes, 1984-1986)

Mark Ryan ... Nasir (24 episodes, 1984-1986)

Clive Mantle ... 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)

Jason Connery ... Robert of Huntingdon / ... (13 episodes, 1986)

Michael Praed ... Robin of Loxley (11 episodes, 1984-1985)
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Series Directed by
Robert Young (6 episodes, 1984-1986)
Ian Sharp (5 episodes, 1984)
Gerry Mill (4 episodes, 1986)
James Allen (3 episodes, 1984-1986)
Sid Roberson (2 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Writing credits
Richard Carpenter (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Anthony Horowitz (5 episodes, 1986)

Series Produced by
Patrick Dromgoole .... executive producer (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Paul Knight .... producer / executive producer (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Esta Charkham .... producer / associate producer / ... (19 episodes, 1984-1986)
 
Series Original Music by
Pol Brennan (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Clannad (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
 
Series Cinematography by
Brian Morgan (9 episodes, 1984-1986)
Bob Edwards (5 episodes, 1984-1986)
Dave Hillier (2 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Film Editing by
Andrew Findlay (9 episodes, 1984-1986)
Lyndon Matthews (4 episodes, 1984-1986)
Nigel Bell (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Terry Maisey (2 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Casting by
Beth Charkham (18 episodes, 1984-1986)
Esta Charkham (6 episodes, 1984-1986)
 
Series Production Design by
John Biggs (19 episodes, 1984-1986)
Kenneth Sharp (5 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Art Direction by
Diane Dancklefsen (7 episodes, 1986)
Kate Barnett (6 episodes, 1984-1985)
David McHenry (6 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Costume Design by
Lynnette Cummin (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
 
Series Makeup Department
Cherry West .... makeup supervisor (23 episodes, 1984-1986)
Sue Bide .... makeup artist (13 episodes, 1986)
Ros Wilkins .... makeup supervisor (4 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Production Management
Keith Webber .... production supervisor / production manager / ... (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jon Older .... second assistant director (12 episodes, 1984-1986)
Robert Champion .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1986)
Harold Messias .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1986)
Richard Hoult .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 1986)
Michael Murray .... first assistant director (5 episodes, 1984)
John Parris .... second assistant director (5 episodes, 1984)
John Watson .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 1984-1986)
Anthony Boyle .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 1986)
Tim Dowd .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 1986)
Paddy Carpenter .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Art Department
Michael Povey .... standby prop / assistant standyby prop (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Steve Pugh .... stagehand (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Gwenda Foord .... properties buyer / props buyer / ... (19 episodes, 1984-1986)
Brian Hampton .... prop storeman (19 episodes, 1984-1986)
Paddy McMullin .... chargehand standby crew (18 episodes, 1984-1986)
Alan Burnham .... carpenter (17 episodes, 1984-1986)
Gordon Brewer .... construction manager / construction coordinator (16 episodes, 1984-1986)
Christopher Morris .... assistant designer / assistant production designer (14 episodes, 1984-1986)
Charles Long .... graphic artist / graphics (13 episodes, 1986)
John Maher .... construction manager / construction coordinator (9 episodes, 1986)
Fred Rawnsley .... carpenter (8 episodes, 1986)
Bill Bridge .... standby prop (5 episodes, 1984)
Peter Smith .... props buyer (5 episodes, 1984)
Pilar Foy .... assistant production designer / assistant designer / ... (5 episodes, 1986)
Derek Nice .... assistant designer (3 episodes, 1984)
Ken Bridgeman .... assistant production designer (2 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Sound Department
Alan Eagling .... dubbing mixer / sound mixer (20 episodes, 1984-1986)
Jonathan Hays .... sound editor / assistant sound editor (15 episodes, 1984-1986)
Gus Lloyd .... boom operator (11 episodes, 1984-1985)
Gordon Kethro .... sound mixer (10 episodes, 1984-1986)
Graham Pearson .... boom operator (10 episodes, 1986)
Pat Boxshall .... sound editor / assistant sound editor (9 episodes, 1984-1986)
Mike Davey .... sound mixer (9 episodes, 1984-1986)
David Holloway .... sound editor / assistant sound editor (7 episodes, 1984-1986)
Andy Kennedy .... sound editor (5 episodes, 1986)
Ken Alderman .... sound mixer (4 episodes, 1984-1986)
Jim Roddan .... sound editor (3 episodes, 1984)
John Biddlecombe .... boom operator (3 episodes, 1986)
Ken Scrivener .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 1984)
Hugh Strain .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 1984)
Martin Pearce .... sound associate (2 episodes, 1986)

James Mather .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Malcolm King .... special effects (2 episodes, 1986)

Ken Lailey .... special effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Terry Walsh .... stunt coordinator / stunt arranger (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Steve Dent .... stunts (12 episodes, 1984-1986)
Wayne Michaels .... stunts / stunt double: Michael Praed (8 episodes, 1984-1986)
Max Faulkner .... stunts (5 episodes, 1984-1986)
Graeme Crowther .... stunts (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
Brian Bowes .... stunts (3 episodes, 1984-1986)

Tom Delmar .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Eddie Armstrong .... lighting electrician (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Paul Hill .... lighting electrician (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Tom Maslen .... camera grip / assistant dolly/crane grip (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Des Coles .... gaffer (19 episodes, 1984-1986)
Jon Howes .... mobicrane operator (19 episodes, 1984-1986)
Roger Pearce .... camera operator (17 episodes, 1984-1986)
Clive Pittman .... clapper/loader (13 episodes, 1986)
Antony Shearn .... first assistant camera / second assistant camera (9 episodes, 1984-1986)
Douglas Hartington .... additional clapper/loader (6 episodes, 1984-1985)
David Hedges .... additional clapper/loader (6 episodes, 1984-1985)
Mickey Spiller .... focus puller / assistant camera / ... (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Gary Breckon .... camera operator (5 episodes, 1984-1986)
Bob Edwards .... lighting cameraman (5 episodes, 1984-1986)
Colin Holloway .... lighting electrician (5 episodes, 1984)
Stephen O'Conner .... camera grip (5 episodes, 1984)
Alan Gibbs .... gaffer (5 episodes, 1986)
Howard Rockliffe .... camera operator / focus puller (4 episodes, 1986)
Brian Morgan .... lighting cameraman (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Robin Carlyle .... focus puller (3 episodes, 1986)
Ray Gallard .... focus puller (3 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Animation Department
Chris Lyons .... animator (1 episode, 1986)
 
Series Casting Department
Elizabeth Jeffreys .... casting assistant / casting associate (15 episodes, 1984-1986)
Laura Cairns .... casting assistant (11 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Annie Crawford .... costume supervisor (19 episodes, 1984-1986)
Yvonne Hellin .... wardrobe mistress (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ken Lawton .... wardrobe master (5 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Editorial Department
Jacky Norrie .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1984-1986)
Hedley England .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1984)
David Holloway .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1984)
Danny Longhurst .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Location Management
Alan Pinniger .... location manager (13 episodes, 1984-1986)
Douglas Thorpe .... location manager (13 episodes, 1986)
Barry Beckett .... location manager (6 episodes, 1986)
Christopher Dando .... location manager (5 episodes, 1984)
John Parris .... location manager (4 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Transportation Department
John Sparks .... unit driver (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
 
Series Other crew
Steve Dent .... horse master (24 episodes, 1984-1986)
Laura Woolford .... production secretary (18 episodes, 1984-1986)
Dave Aubrey .... production accountant (16 episodes, 1984-1986)
Sue Binding .... secretary to producer / assistant to producer / ... (13 episodes, 1986)
Paul Knight .... story consultant (13 episodes, 1986)
Patsy Lightfoot .... liaison: Goldcrest / liason: Goldcrest (13 episodes, 1986)
Jan Lovell .... production assistant / assistant to producer (13 episodes, 1986)
Annie Simpson .... continuity (10 episodes, 1984-1986)
Elaine Matthews .... continuity (7 episodes, 1984)
Richard Carpenter .... script editor (7 episodes, 1986)
Val Demeter .... production assistant / production accountant (6 episodes, 1984-1985)
Julie Baines .... production assistant / assistant to producer (5 episodes, 1984)
Moira Brenard .... production secretary (5 episodes, 1984)
Robin Demetriou .... catering supervisor (5 episodes, 1984)
Paddy McMullen .... chargehand standby crew (5 episodes, 1984)
Ralph Tobert .... choreographer (4 episodes, 1984-1986)
Steve Cronick .... production accountant (4 episodes, 1986)
David Jenkins .... production accountant (4 episodes, 1986)
Grainne Ferris .... continuity (2 episodes, 1986)
Lesley Morgan .... continuity (2 episodes, 1986)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Robin of Sherwood" - UK (original title)
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Runtime:
60 min (24 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The two different Robins in this series accurately reflect the two different (and otherwise irreconcilable) Robins that appear in the original legends: the lowborn woodsman (Robin of Loxley) and the outlawed nobleman (Robert of Huntington). By having one be the successor to the other, the series cleverly manages to incorporate all the traditional but contradictory traits attributed to Robin Hood.See more »
Quotes:
Robin of Loxley:Nothing is forgotten. Nothing is ever forgotten.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Robin Hood (1913)See more »
Soundtrack:
Scarlet InsideSee more »

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40 out of 42 people found the following review useful.
Some Old Pearls Don't Ever Lose Their Shine, 8 October 2002

Ok, some facts to get a few potential misunderstandings out of the way: This is an early 80's British production. So, everybody expecting the highest US production standards and a gloss factor 10 should back off NOW! Everybody else will have an HONEST ball of a time rediscovering one of the most underrated, and at the same time most precious gems in Fantasy TV as well as movies. This isn't only the definitive blueprint of the 'modern' conception of the Robin Hood tale, as well as 'modern' fantasy, it's also a 25-part journey through high quality Fantasy story-telling as we've ever encountered it before or after. Too bold? I don't think so. Re-watch the excellent DVD collection (the last part will appear in November) and marvel at the originality laying foundations to almost every similar project going.

Be aware! It's old-fashioned and VERY simple! It's demanding and VERY clever! Contradiction? Not really. It's a child of its time as well as a prototype of what's to come. But everyone who's still kept a sense for the simple, as well as most precious prospects in story-telling, will be delighted. This is a unique gem that can only be surpassed by a greater budget coupled with at least a similarly good script. Let me tell you: That hasn't happened yet.

Re-educate yourself in the unique virtues of early 80's UK television. You won't be disappointed.

Schogger13

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