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Maid Marian and Her Merry Men 

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 ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kate Lonergan Kate Lonergan ...  Marian 26 episodes, 1989-1994
Adam Morris Adam Morris ...  Robin 26 episodes, 1989-1994
Danny John-Jules ...  Barrington 26 episodes, 1989-1994
Howard Lew Lewis Howard Lew Lewis ...  Rabies 26 episodes, 1989-1994
Mike Edmonds ...  Little Ron 26 episodes, 1989-1994
Forbes Collins Forbes Collins ...  King John / ... 26 episodes, 1989-1994
Tony Robinson ...  The Sheriff 26 episodes, 1989-1994
Mark Billingham Mark Billingham ...  Gary 26 episodes, 1989-1994
David Lloyd David Lloyd ...  Graeme 26 episodes, 1989-1994
Hilary Mason ...  Gladys 25 episodes, 1989-1994
Robin Chandler Robin Chandler ...  Snooker 21 episodes, 1989-1994
Ramsay Gilderdale Ramsay Gilderdale ...  Guy of Gisborne 18 episodes, 1990-1994
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Storyline

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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UK

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English

Release Date:

16 November 1989 (UK) See more »

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(25 episodes)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Richard Curtis did uncredited script editing work. See more »

Quotes

Gary: [as he's picking up things that can't be seen] Bye-bye! Bye-bye! Bye-bye!
The Sheriff: Gary, what are you doing?
Gary: Oh, I'm saying goodbye to the germs, sir. They're going out of the bin, and into the rubbish tip where they can make new friends in a totally different environment.
The Sheriff: So it's more of a club 18-30s than a rubbish tip, is it, Gary?
Gary: Yes, sir.
The Sheriff: Wrong!
[sprays a can of disinfectant]
The Sheriff: It's a funeral parlour! Gary, sometimes you're as stupidly sentimental as an Australian Soap Opera. Now get this place tidied...
[...]
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The show has no title sequence. See more »

Connections

Version of Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960) See more »

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Sir Tony Robinson
4 August 2004 | by The_Man_Is_BackSee all my reviews

Superbly written, wonderfully acted, Brilliantly directed and who wrote those hilarious songs?

I loved this series when I was younger. It was unique, highly entertaining and amusing for all who watched, parents and children alike could and would enjoy. An interesting spin on the Robin Hood classics, made into a children's TV show by the BBC and written by Tony Robinson where by Maid Marrian was the principal leader and Robin Hood was bumbling buffoon!

The characters were rich and well thought out, the lines were down right side splitting at times. I really do hope they bring this one out on DVD and soon. As far as I'm concerned Tony Robinson should be knighted for services to children's TV for this awesome show!


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