Robin Hood (TV Series)

THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
Free Classic TV. 61 episodes of The Adventures Of Robin Hood TV Series (1955 to 1959). The Adventures of Robin Hood is a British television series comprising 143 half-hour, black and white episodes broadcast weekly between 1955 and 1959 on ITV. To purchase the complete series please visit amazon.com
Series 1 (1955/1956)

1. The Coming of Robin Hood

2. The Moneylender

3. Dead or Alive

4. Friar Tuck

5. Maid Marian

6. The Inquisitor

7. The Knight Who Came to Dinner

8. The Challenge

9. Queen Eleanor

10. Checkmate

11. The Ordeal

12. A Guest for the Gallows

13. The Highlander

14. The Wager

15. The Betrothal

16. The Alchemist

17. A Husband for Marian

18. The Jongleur

19. The Brothers

20. The Intruders

21. Errand of Mercy

22. The Sheriff's Boots

23. Will Scarlet

24. Ladies of Sherwood

25. The Deserted Castle

26. The Miser

27. Trial by Battle

28. The May Queen

29. Children of the Greenwood

30. The Vandals

31. The Byzantine Treasure

32. The Wanderer

33. The Youngest Outlaw


34. The Traitor

35. Tables Turned

36. The Thorkil Ghost

37. Secret Mission

38. Richard the Lion-Heart

39. The Scientist


Series 2 (1956/1957)

40. The Prisoner

41. Blackmail

42. A Year and a Day

44. The Goldmaker

47. The Hero

48. Isabella

50. Outlaw Money

55. The Dream

57. The Final Tax

58. Ambush

59. The Bandit of Brittany

60. The Goldmaker's Return

61. Flight from France

62. Fair Play

63. The Secret Pool

65. The York Treasure

66. The Borrowed Baby

67. The Black Five

68. Food for Thought

72. The Little People


Series 3 (1957/1958)

93. A Village Wooing


Series 4 (1958/1959)

126. Goodbye Little John
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Information from Wikipedia

The Adventures of Robin Hood is a British television series comprising 143 half-hour, black and white episodes broadcast weekly between 1955 and 1959 on ITV. It stars Richard Greene as the outlaw Robin Hood and Alan Wheatley as his nemesis, the Sheriff of Nottingham. The show followed the legendary character Robin Hood and his band of merry men in Sherwood Forest and the surrounding vicinity. While some episodes dramatised the traditional Robin Hood tales, most episodes were original dramas created by the show's writers and producers. More from Wikipedia


Cast

Main characters
  • Robin Hood (Robin of Locksley), a Saxon nobleman returned from the Crusades and forced into outlawry in Sherwood Forest. Played by Richard Greene.
  • The Sheriff of Nottingham, Robin Hood's enemy who schemes to capture the outlaw. Played by Alan Wheatley.
  • Little John, Robin Hood's trusted friend and his second in command. Played by Archie Duncan. Duncan was briefly replaced by Rufus Cruikshank for ten episodes after Duncan was injured when a horse bolted toward the spectators, mostly children, watching the location filming of the episode "Checkmate" on 20 April 1955. Archie Duncan grabbed the bridle, stopping the horse, but the cart it was pulling ran him over, causing a fractured kneecap and cuts and bruises. He received the Queen's Commendation for Bravery Award and £1,360 in damages from Sapphire films.
  • Maid Marian (Lady Marian Fitzwalter), a Norman-Irish noblewoman and Robin Hood's lover. Played in series one and two by Bernadette O'Farrell and in series three and four by Patricia Driscoll.
  • Friar Tuck, a member of Robin Hood's band. Played by Alexander Gauge.
  • Will Scarlet, a member of Robin Hood's band. Played by Ronald Howard (2 episodes/Series 1) and Paul Eddington (Series 4).
  • Derwent, a member of Robin's band. Played by Victor Woolf. Excepting Robin, this character was featured in the most episodes of the show, a total of 112.
  • Joan, the barmaid at the Blue Boar Inn, a friend of Robin and his band. Played by Simone Lovell. (Helen Forrest also played Joan in two series 1 episodes)
  • Sir Richard of the Lea, a friend of Robin and his band. Played by Ian Hunter. Hunter had earlier played King Richard the Lionheart in the 1938 production The Adventures of Robin Hood starring Errol Flynn.
  • Lady Leonia, wife of Sir Richard of the Lea. Played by Patricia Burke in 5 episodes.
  • The Deputy Sheriff of Nottingham, (The Sheriff's replacement in series 4), played by John Arnatt.
Minor characters
  • Alan-a-Dale, a member of Robin Hood's band. Played by John Schlesinger (two episodes), Richard Coleman (3 episodes/Series 4).
  • Ethel, Derwent's wife played by Paula Byrne (2 episodes)
Historical characters
  • Queen Eleanor, mother of King Richard and Prince John played by (Jill Esmond) (2 episodes, series 1)
  • King Richard the Lionheart played by Patrick Barr (2 episodes, series 1)
  • Prince John, the scheming friend of the Sheriff of Nottingham and brother of King Richard. Played by Donald Pleasence, Hubert Gregg, and Brian Haines.
  • Princess Avice of Gloucester, the first wife of Prince John played by Helen Cherry before her divorce from John,
  • Isabella of Angoulême, the second wife of Prince John played by Zena Walker before her marriage to John though not played as a 12-year-old.
  • Prince Arthur played by Peter Asher (3 episodes series 1 & 2), Richard O'Sullivan (1 episode series 3) and Jonathon Bailey (1 episode series 4)
  • Constance, Duchess of Brittany (Prince Arthur's mother), played by Dorothy Alison (3 episodes series 1 & 2), Pamela Alan (1 episode series 3), and Patricia Marmont (1 episode series 4)
  • King William the Lion of Scotland played by Duncan McKintrye.

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