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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 found the goatee he wore on his chin itchy. 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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Sheer Genius
29 July 2001 | by (Sunny Donny) – See all my reviews

Until the beeb started repeating this recently I'd forgotten how good it was. Maid Marion was the original girl power show, well it was for me anyway. Funny, twisted and brilliant cast of supporting actors plus Tony Robinson make it what it is. Watch it!


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