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Robin Hood 

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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3   2   1  
1986   1985   1984  
Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Peter Llewellyn Williams 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 Judi Trott ...  Lady Marion / ... 24 episodes, 1984-1986
Phil Rose 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 12 episodes, 1984-1986
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Storyline

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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Action | Fantasy | Drama

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

There was supposed to be a fourth season, but the series was discontinued. There were serious plans for this to include Guy killing Marion, in order to ignite the final conflict. See more »

Quotes

Robin of Loxley: Nothing is forgotten. Nothing is ever forgotten.
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Connections

Version of Robin Hood (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Darkmere
Composed by Ciarán Brennan
Performed by Clannad
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A very special TV show.
4 August 2002 | by chuffnobblerSee 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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Robin Hood See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(24 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono | Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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