The Legend of Robin Hood

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The Legend of Robin Hood
Written by Robert Banks Stewart
David Butler
Alexander Baron
Alistair Bell
Directed by Eric Davidson
Starring Martin Potter
Diane Keen
William Marlowe
John Abineri
David Dixon
Michael-John Jackson
Paul Darrow
Music by Stanley Myers
Country of origin UK
No. of episodes 6
Production
Producer(s) George Gallaccio
Editor(s) Peter Evans
Running time 50 minutes
Release
Original network BBC 1
Original release 23 November – 28 December 1975

The Legend of Robin Hood was a 1975 BBC television serial that told the story of the life of Robin Hood.

Plot[edit]

Robin has been raised as the son of John Hood, a groundskeeper, but learns that he is in fact the long lost son of the Earl of Huntingdon. He comes into conflict with a plot to replace King Richard I by his brother Prince John involving the Sheriff of Nottingham and Sir Guy of Gisbourne.

Broadcast[edit]

The serial was broadcast in the Sunday tea time slot and contained a surprising amount of realistic violence including a scene where the disabled Ralph Gammon and the adolescent Much are hanged by a misled lynch mob.

Cast[edit]

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