New Heavenly Sword and Dragon Sabre

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New Heavenly Sword and Dragon Sabre
New Heavenly Sword and Dragon Sabre.jpg
Hong Kong VCD cover art
Also known as 'The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber'
Genre Wuxia
Written by
  • Louis Cha (original story)
  • Kwan Chin-bok
  • Lo Hon-wah
  • Tang Wai-ling
  • Lee Yin-ping
  • Lau Bak-nung
Directed by
Theme music composer Michael Lai
Opening theme Kim Bun Sui Tsoi (劍伴誰在)
performed by Tony Leung and Anita Mui
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes 40 (list of episodes)
Producer(s) Wong Tin-lam
Location(s) Hong Kong
Editor(s) Tam Ling
Running time 42 minutes per episode
Production company(s) TVB
Original network TVB Jade
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original release November 3 – December 30, 1986
Preceded by The Return of the Condor Heroes (1983–84)
New Heavenly Sword and Dragon Sabre
Traditional Chinese 倚天屠龍記
Simplified Chinese 倚天屠龙记

New Heavenly Sword and Dragon Sabre (倚天屠龍記) is a Hong Kong television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber. The series was first broadcast on TVB Jade in Hong Kong in 1986.



Note: Some of the characters' names are in Cantonese romanisation.
Becomes leader of a "demon" sect. Wants to bridge the gap between "demon" sects and the "righteous" martial arts schools. Constantly thwarts Chui Man's schemes of forcing the righteous martial artists to help the Mongolians in their conquest of China. Protects his godfather's whereabouts from those wanting to learn of the Dragon Saber's secrets.
Mongolian Princess who is independent and playfully cunning. Able to learn other practioners' martial art skills from watching them demonstrate their moves. Cheung Mo-kei's enemy but eventually falls for him.
Met Cheung Mo-kei when both were children. Chui Man's rival for Cheung Mo-kei's love. Later becomes leader of a nunnery.
Has no knowledge of her own family history. Becomes Cheung Mo-kei's loyal servant and confidant. A lost Persian Princess. Returns to home country.
Cheung Mo-kei's father. One of the senior disciples of the Mo Dong(武當)school.
Cheung Mo-kei's mother. Daughter of the most powerful of the "demon" sects. Falls in love with Cheung Tsui-san but hides a dark secret from him.
Goes on rampage looking for his Si Fu after his Si Fu murdered his wife, child and family. Eventually becomes friends with Cheung Mo-kei's parents while all three are stranded on an island. Eventually becomes Cheung Mo-kei godfather.
  • Wong Sun as Yu-yeung Prince
  • Lau Kong as Sing Kwan
  • Liu Kai-chi as Yu Doi-ngam
  • Chun Hung as Sack Monk
  • Wilson Tsui as Cheung Chung-kai
  • Lee Shu-kah as Mok Sing-kuk
  • Toi Chi-wai as Yan Lei-ting
  • Bau Fong as Cheung Sam-fung
  • Lung Tin-sang as Yu Lin-chow
  • Tam Bing-man as Chu Cheung-ling
  • Lau Dan as Ho Tai-chung
  • Wong Man-yee as Ding Man-kwan
  • Lee Heung-kam as Mit-juet
  • Wong Wan-choi as Sung Yun-kiu
  • Ho Shu-wing as Sung Ching-shu
  • Chun Wong as Chow Din
  • Mak Tsi-wan as Lang Hin
  • Tsang Wai-ming as Pang Ying-yuk
  • Cheung Lui as Yan Ye-wong
  • Lam Tin as Yan Tin-cheng
  • Benz Hui as Wai Yat-siu
  • Leung Hung-wah as Seung Yu-chun
  • Cheng Fan-sang as Luk Cheung-hak
  • Chu Kong as Ha Bat-yung
  • Michael Tao as Fan Yiu
  • Amy Hu as Golden Flower Granny
  • Ho Kwai-lam as Chan Yau-leung
  • Mak Ho-wai as Chu Yun-cheung
  • Shallin Tse as Yellow Dress Maiden
  • Fung Kok as Wong Bo-bo
  • Kwan Hoi-san as Wu Ching-ngau
  • Bak Yan as Wong Nam-ku
  • Lau Bik-yee as Chu Kau-chan
  • Tsang Wai-wan as Mou Ching-ying
  • Margie Tsang as Kwok Seung (cameo)
Kwok Ching and Wong Yung's (The Legend of the Condor Heroes) youngest daughter.

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