The Legend of the Condor Heroes (1994 TV series)

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The Legend of the Condor Heroes
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Genre Wuxia
Written by Louis Cha (original story)
Wong Kwok-fai
Directed by Leung Tak-wah
Yuen Ying-ming
Lam Kin-lung
Yun Wai-yee
Kong Kam-hung
Lau Kwok-ho
Lam Dik-on (action director)
Starring Julian Cheung
Athena Chu
Gallen Lo
Emily Kwan
Theme music composer Joseph Koo
Hung King-fai
Opening theme Juet Sai Juet Chiu (絕世絕招) performed by Julian Cheung and Jacklyn Wu
Ending theme Nan Tak Wu Tou (難得糊塗) performed by Julian Cheung
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes 35
Production
Executive producer(s) Lee Tim-shing
Location(s) Hong Kong
Running time 45 minutes per episode
Production company(s) TVB
Broadcast
Original channel TVB Jade
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original run October 3 – December 2, 1994
Chronology
Related shows The Condor Heroes 95 (1995)
The Legend of the Condor Heroes
Traditional Chinese 射鵰英雄傳
Simplified Chinese 射雕英雄传

The Legend of the Condor Heroes is a Hong Kong television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. The series was first broadcast on TVB Jade in 1994.

Cast[edit]

Note: Some of the characters' names are in Cantonese romanisation.
  • Julian Cheung as Kwok Ching
    • Chu Wai-lin as young Kwok Ching
  • Athena Chu as Wong Yung
  • Gallen Lo as Yeung Hong
  • Emily Kwan as Muk Nim-chi
  • Lau Dan as Hung Tsat-kung
  • Felix Lok as Wong Yeuk-see
  • Wayne Lai as Chow Pak-tung
  • Chu Tit-wo as Au-yeung Fung
  • Newton Lai as Yat-dang
  • Dominic Lam as Yeung Tit-sam
  • Savio Tsang as Kwok Siu-tin
  • Iwanbeo Leung as Bau Si-yeuk
  • Ng Lai-ju as Lee Ping
  • Wong Wai as Yuen-ngan Hung-lit
  • Lau Kong as Genghis Khan
  • Ben Wong as Tolui
    • Chor Kin-ban as young Tolui
  • Chan Pui-san as Wah-tsang
    • Chor See-pui as young Wah-tsang
  • Poon Man-bak as Jochi
  • Ho Kam-ling as Chagatai
  • Doi Siu-man as Ogodei
  • Ho Ho-yuen as Jebe
  • Lee Wai-man as Bok-yee-shu
  • Cheung Hung-wai as Bok-yee-fat
  • Lee Wong-sang as Muqali
  • Tsui Bo-hin as Chek-lo-wan
  • Lau Kwai-fong as Genghis Khan's wife
  • Leung Siu-tik as Song-kwan
  • Chun Hung as Jamukha
  • Tam Yat-ching as Wang Khan
  • Wong Wai-tak as Do-see
    • Chan Chi-ho as young Do-see
  • Mak Tsui-han as Mui Chiu-fung
  • Joe Ma as Chan Yuen-fung
  • Lam Sheung-mou as Yau Chui-kai
  • Kong Chor-fai as Ma Yuk
  • Chan Wing-chun as Wong Chui-yat
  • Yu Mo-lin as Suen Bat-yee
  • Gordon Lam as Wan Chi-ping
  • Leung Yam-kei as Lau Chui-yuen
  • Yip Chan-wah as Tam Chui-tsui
  • Law Wai as Ho Dai-tung
  • Kwok Tak-shun as Wong Chung-yeung
  • Kong Ngai as Or Chan-ngok
  • Ngai Wai as Chu Cung
  • Wong Tin-chak as Hon Bo-kui
  • Cheng Kah-sang as Nam Hei-yan
  • Bok Kwan as Chuen Kam-fat
  • Lee Yiu-king as Cheung Ah-sang
  • Chan On-ying as Hon Siu-ying
  • Lam Wai as Au-yeung Hak
  • Kit Chan as Sor-ku
  • Cheung Man-shui as Lau Ying
  • Hung Chiu-fung as Kau Chin-yan
  • Wong Seng-seung as Wong Dou-hin
  • Lui Kin-kong as Koi Wan-cung
  • Kwan Ching as Yuen-ngan Hong-hei
  • Ho Pik-kin as Kiu-muk
  • Chan Jui as Ching Yiu-ka
  • Fong Kit as Luk Sing-fung
  • Kwok Ching-hung as Luk Koon-ying
  • Luk Ying-hong as Kui Ling-fung
  • Kiu Hung as How Tung-hoi
  • Chan Tik-hak as Sa Tung-tin
  • Tang Yuk-wing as Leung Tsi-yung
  • Mak Tsi-wan as Pang Lin-fu
  • Cho Kai as Ling-chi Seung-yan
  • Chan Min-leung as Lo Yau-kiuk
  • Mak Ho-wai
  • Wong Yat-fei

Reception[edit]

Although viewership ratings did not exceed the 1983 version, this series is known for being the most faithful to the novel.[citation needed] It is the second most-viewed adaptation of Louis Cha's works in the 1990s, with an average viewership rating of 32 points.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top TVB dramas, 1992 ~ 2007" (in Chinese). Retrieved 2010-09-15. 

External links[edit]

Before:
Fate of the Last Empire
- May 6
TVB Jade First line series 1994
The Legend of the Condor Heroes
October 3 - December 2
Next:
Love Cycle
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