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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kate Lonergan ...
 Marian (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 Robin (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 Barrington (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
Howard Lew Lewis ...
 Rabies (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 Little Ron (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
Forbes Collins ...
 King John / ... (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 The Sheriff (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
Mark Billingham ...
 Gary (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
David Lloyd ...
 Graeme (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 Gladys (25 episodes, 1989-1994)
Robin Chandler ...
 Snooker (21 episodes, 1989-1994)
Ramsay Gilderdale ...
 Guy of Gisborne (18 episodes, 1990-1994)
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The true story of Sherwood Forest is finally revealed: Robin was a cowardly tailor from Kensington, and Marian was the brains behind the Merry Men. With her ruthless band of freedom fighters, Marian seeks to save the villagers of Worksop from the tyrany of King John and his cunning henchman, the Sheriff of Nottingham... Written by Ben Evans (Barrington) <turlough@geocities.com>

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Tony Robinson decided to give the show a break in 1990 and and the show returned in 1993 with Series 3. See more »

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Marian: [Robin's in prison, and he thinks Marian is a traitor. Marian has got the key to open the cell door and she is outside trying to save him] Robin, Robin where are you?
Robin: That's *my* business, I think.
Marian: It's me, Marian.
Robin: What do you want? Got bored canoodling with our deadly enemies, have you? Snogged so many Normans you've run out of lipsil?
Marian: What are you talking about? I've got the key! I've come to set you free!
Robin: I'd rather stay in here, thank you, Miss Traitor.
Marian: Don't be silly.
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Referenced in Wogan: Episode dated 15 November 1989 (1989) See more »

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Childhood Fave.
4 May 1999 | by (Sheffield, England) – See all my reviews

This programme was a classic, the plots were hysterical! The acting was brilliant and those ludicrous songs topped it all off!!!PLEASE BRING IT BACK!

If you're a "Red Dwarf" fan, see if you can spot "the Cat" as the cool rapper Barrington!


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