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The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955-1960)



The Adventures of Robin Hood

(1955 - 1960)

Adventure / Family

26 minutes

Cast:

Richard Greene as Robin Hood
Victor Woolf as Derwent
Archie Duncan as Little John
Alexander Gauge as Friar Tuck
Alan Wheatley as Sheriff of Nottingham
Paul Eddington as Will Scarlett

A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Locksley, Robin Hood, and his group of Sherwood Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil machinations of Prince John while good King Richard was away at the Crusades. The series was primarily intended for children, and was unusual in that it frequently re-used the same actors in different roles, or different actors in a recurring roles.


The Adventures of Robin Hood Intro


The Coming of Robin Hood (09/26/1955)

Robin of Locksley has been fighting in the crusades in the Holy Land for many years, and when he arrives home again, he finds a sorry situation. Prince John is trying to seize power, and the Normans are in control everywhere. Even Robin's own land has been seized by a Norman knight. Where can he look for friends?


The Moneylender (10/03/1955)

Robin, a new recruit to Scatlock's outlaw band, is sent out to bring back some loot from a moneylender who has exacted 100% interest from the people to whom he has lent money. But Robin's actions are displeasing to Scatlock.


Dead or Alive (10/10/1955)

Little John escapes from the bondage of his feudal lord, but is caught in a tavern by the Sheriff's men. The sergeant offers him his freedom if he will go into Sherwood Forest and bring back an outlaw. Little John agrees, and in the forest meets Robin Hood for the first time.


Friar Tuck (10/17/1955)

Friar Tuck calls on Robin to help the course of true love run smoothly. A young girl in love with a yeoman has sought sanctuary with the Friar after discovering that the lord of the manor has a different suitor in mind for her. Disguised as a monk, Robin sets out to help.


Maid Marian (10/24/1955)

The waylaying of a courier by the outlaws has a surprising result, for Robin, who finds himself in a perilous position. Maid Marian is suspected of being an enemy of the outlaws.


A Guest for the Gallows (10/31/1955)

The Sheriff has sentenced a peasant, Will Stutely, to death. Robin disguises himself as a butcher, and plans to get an interview with the Sheriff by starting a riot, but what good will that do?


The Challenge (11/07/1955)

The Sheriff thinks one of his men is the best archer in the land. Sir Richard of the Lea says he knows of someone even better, Robin, and a contest is arranged. The outcome is never in doubt, but Sir Richard soon has cause to regret that he ever supported Robin.


Queen Eleanor (11/14/1955)

The Queen Mother, Eleanor of Aquitaine, arrives in Nottingham on a mission to collect money in aid of King Richard's was against the Saracens. The Sheriff, after making a generous donation, plots to waylay the party and get his money back, but Marian persuades the Queen to let Robin help her.


Checkmate (11/21/1955)

The Count de Waldern makes himself unpopular with Robin when he makes advances to Maid Marian. The Count invites her to dinner, but he finds he has two uninvited guests.


The Ordeal (11/28/1955)

Edgar, one of the outlaws, is falsely accused by the Sheriff of the murder of Jack the Wagoner. He must submit to trial by ordeal, by plucking an iron bar from a boiling caldron.


A Husband for Marian (12/05/1955)

When a rather unpleasant knight wants to marry Marian for her dowry, Robin has to act, and disguises himself as a wealthy German baron.


The Highlander (12/12/1955)

A Highland visitor to Sherwood Forest is regarded with suspicion by Robin, especially when he is seen to burgle a treasure cave. Who is he, and what is he up to?


The Youngest Outlaw (12/19/1955)

A young boy tells Robin that he is a page in Waldern Castle, but wants to join the outlaws. How can Robin refuse, when he finds out how important the 'page' really is?


The Betrothal (12/26/1955)

Gambling has always been a full-time occupation with the outlaws, gambling on their luck against the Sheriff. But Sir Richard couldn't pay the price of his gamble: He now has a month to pay the money or forfeit his estate.


The Alchemist (01/02/1956)

A poor woman has been accused of witchcraft, and is under sentence of death to be burned at the stake. At least, that was the Sheriff's plan before Robin appeared with a clever ruse.


The Jongleur (01/09/1956)

A strolling minstrel leads Little John and Robin into a trap laid by the Sheriff, but he later discovers on which side justice lies.


The Brothers (01/16/1956)

Robin is called on to aid two brothers, one of whom wants to become a priest. They are both fleeing the Sheriff of Nottingham, and Robin sends them to an abbot. However, they are caught, and the would-be priest is thrown into prison. Can Robin rescue him and help him take his vows?


The Intruders (01/23/1956)

Friendly villagers have turned against Robin and the outlaws after being robbed. To win back their confidence, he must find the thieves.


The Sheriff's Boots (01/30/1956)

The Sheriff of Nottingham prides himself on being well dressed, even down to his boots. His own boot-makers don't seem to be doing a good job, but what would he say if he knew that he was wearing outlaw boots?


Errand of Mercy (02/06/1956)

While delivering herbs to fight an epidemic of St Anthony's Fire, Robin and Little John are recognized by a beggar, and are in danger.


The Vandals (02/13/1956)

A man is found murdered in Sherwood Forest, and the arrow that killed him is sworn to be Robin's. Local looting in the village is also being blamed on him, so Robin must find the vandals, in order to clear his name.


Richard the Lionheart (02/20/1956)

There are many men who don't believe it, but the outlaws are among the most faithful of King Richard's subjects. Peregrinus believed them, but they were getting fidgety with him around. They do not know how closely he is connected to the King.


Ladies of Sherwood (02/27/1956)

Arthur of Tetsbury is to be hanged for keeping money from King Richard's crusade, instead of paying it in taxes to Prince John. The Sheriff suspects Robin will try to rescue him, and forbids anyone to enter or leave the city.


Will Scarlet (03/05/1956)

Will Scarlet has an eye for the girls, and this lands him in trouble with the Sheriff's men. Robin comes to the rescue, but Will's willingness to trust everyone is still liable to land him in trouble.


The Deserted Castle (03/12/1956)

The Sheriff is puzzled by something very strange going on in a ruined castle. When he arrives with his men-at-arms, he finds that the castle contains an unusual occupant.


The Miser (03/19/1956)

When Robin hears that the villagers have been charged double taxes, he decides to teach miserly Sir William de Courcier a lesson. Robin pretends to be helpful, but the miser soon learns the error of his ways.


Trial By Battle (03/26/1956)

Marian is arrested and sent for trial, suspected of murder, after the King's Commissioner is killed with a dagger of hers. But it's a strange trial, because two men have to fight, and only if her defender wins is she proved innocent.


Children of the Greenwood (04/02/1956)

When the freeman A'Bland flees from a false accusation of murder that means imprisonment and death, his children, Alice & Oswald, are seized by the men-at-arms who serve the Lord FitzUrse. In the great castle they are treated harshly at the hands of the lord and his menials. A'Bland joins the outlaws, and together they decide on a rescue.


The May Queen (04/09/1956)

The May Queen is being made to marry a man she does not love, but a tournament has been arranged, and perhaps under cover of the jousting, Robin will be able to do something.


The Wanderer (04/16/1956)

Derwent the outlaw makes a friend to whom he will be everlastingly grateful. Sir Walter de Lys discovers that there is such a thing as hygiene, after a healer called Joseph cures him by unconventional means, which riles the other healers in Nottingham.


The Byzantine Treasure (04/23/1956)

The outlaws rarely have attacks of conscience, but when they discover solid gold plates belonging to Queen Eleanor have been stolen, something has to be done. The Byzantine treasure is too 'hot' for them to hold.


Secret Mission (04/30/1956)

A mysterious hooded pilgrim, Peregrinus the Palmer, seems anxious to make the acquaintance of the outlaws, and proves himself a worthy friend when he shows how well he can use a bow. But he asks awkward questions about their loyalty to King Richard.


The Inquisitor (05/07/1956)

Robin and Little John find new ways of getting into inaccessible abbeys: Little John through the kitchen, and Robin by riding in a wine barrel.


Tables Turned (05/14/1956)

Derwent and Much 'obtain' some loot which they heard was jewels. But it turns out to be two children, who prove to be more than a nuisance. Soon the tables are turned, however.


The Traitor (05/21/1956)

Robin and his men may be outlaws, but they are not traitors, and when they find that one of three men on a special mission is not to be trusted, they decide to do something.


The Thorkil Ghost (05/28/1956)

Harold of Thorkil Castle insists he is being haunted by a vicious Viking ghost . At least that's what he tells Robin, but Robin doesn't believe in ghosts.   


The Knight Who Came to Dinner (06/04/1956)

A penniless knight, Sir Richard of the Lea, has mortgaged his estate to the abbot, and cannot repay his debt. The outlaws lend him the sum he needs. To ensure they get their money back, Robin sends Friar Tuck to the abbey in the guise of Sir Richard's squire.


The Wager (06/11/1956)

Robin bets Friar Tuck that he can collect more money by begging than Tuck can by prayer. But Norman soldiers make things very difficult for these apprentice beggars.


The Prisoner (07/09/1956)

A courier has come to Prince John, and Robin thinks he bears important news. The Prince says it is of King Richard's death, but Robin disbelieves this, and sets to work to discover the truth.


A Village Wooing (10/01/1956)

Men try to join Robin's outlaw band for some strange reasons, but surely Wat Longfellow's was the strangest of all. He wanted to join so he could get married to the widow Winifred!


The Scientist (10/08/1956)

Albertus the scientist has invented a terrible bomb, and is afraid his idea will fall into the wrong hands. How can Robin, an outlaw, help a man who keeps such close company with the king?


Blackmail (10/15/1956)

By chance, a stranger hidden in a cart overhears a conversation between Robin and Marian. Is it enough to blackmail the outlaw of Sherwood Forest? Robin impersonates the Sheriff to turn the tables on the blackmailer.


A Year and A Day (10/22/1956)

A year and a day, that's the length of time an escaped serf has to stay free before freedom is his forever. But he has to stay in the public eye, and how can he do this when he is a wanted man? Surgeon Calend has done it for a year, but there's another day to go.


The Goldmaker (10/29/1956)

Sir Richard of the Lea has a lot of very nice pewter plate, and when an 'alchemist' comes along and says he can turn it into gold, Sir Richard is taken in. How can Robin outwit the 'gold-maker' without attracting the attention of the Sheriff?


The Imposters (11/05/1956)

Robin's principles are well-known, if not well-liked. There are two kinds of men he doesn't like: traitors and impostors. Unless he is the impostor?


Ransom (11/12/1956)

Five hundred crowns is a great deal of money, but that's the sum demanded from the villagers by Count Severne to pay for the return of his son. Edwin, spokesman of the serfs, appeals to Robin for help.


Isabella (11/19/1956)

There is only one attractive young woman in Nottingham that Robin trusts, and that's Marian. Can he trust the lovely Isabella too? Prince John is planning to divorce his wife, Princess Avice, who asks Robin for help


The Hero (11/26/1956)

Mark becomes a hero under false pretenses . But is he hero enough to take the consequences?


The Haunted Mill (12/03/1956)

Tom the Miller is being harassed by a series of misfortunes, which his powerful neighbor, Sir William, ascribes to the 'Little People', but Friar Tuck doesn't believe this falsehood, and asks Robin for help.


The Black Patch (12/10/1956)

Sir Dunstan of Travers, a guest of Maid Marian, discloses to her his vow to wear a black patch over one eye until he has captured Robin Hood. She hurries off to warn Robin, and almost falls into a cleverly laid trap.


Outlaw Money (12/17/1956)

Money problems are not new, but outlaws have unconventional methods of solving them. To help the villagers of Lotham, who are being very heavily taxed, Robin supplies table silver to the silversmith and official minter of Nottingham to melt down into coin. Unknown to Robin, the Sheriff already suspects the silversmith is in sympathy with King Richard.


The Friar's Pilgrimage (12/24/1956)

It may be odd that Robin should decide to accompany Friar Tuck on his pilgrimage to Canterbury, but several people are glad he did, as they are soon embroiled in a case of witchcraft.


The Trap (12/31/1956)

The Sheriff's campaign against Robin and the outlaws has not been very successful, but Sir Simon, an agent of Prince John, comes along with a new idea, and proposes to carry it through himself. The Sheriff is pleased to hand over to someone else.


Hubert (01/07/1957)

Lady Rowena is being forced to marry a local nobleman, De Vere. Sir Hubert is determined to storm the castle single-handed, to save her. But who will save him?


The Dream (01/14/1957)

Marian's cousin, Sir William Fitzwalter, comes from Eleanor, the Queen Mother, to ask Robin's help. It means Robin has to go to Austria. That night Marian has a strange dream, causing her to fear for his safety.


The Blackbird (01/21/1957)

Most people can stand a bit of teasing, but the outlaws go too far with Little John, and he walks off in a huff. It was a pity he didn't look where he was going; it would have saved Robin a lot of trouble. Little John is caught by the Sheriff's men and sentenced to hang, and Robin has to rescue him.


The Shell Game (01/28/1957)

Robin's men are annoyed when he gives refuge to Pick, a confidence trickster, who specializes in a shell trick, which makes him rather unpopular with the men. Robin uses him in a plan to collect some jewels for King Richard's campaign in France. 


The Final Tax (02/04/1957)

Tom Joyner, a serf, is supposed to be dying, and Sir Charles comes round to survey the possibilities of collecting the tax to which he is legally entitled if one of his villagers dies. But Friar Tuck has a plan to thwart the rascally bailiff.


The Ambush (02/11/1957)

Prince John is always trying to seize the English throne while King Richard is in the Holy Land. But there is someone with a better claim: Arthur of Brittany. Suppose, by some regrettable accident, that Arthur were killed?


The Bandit of Brittany (02/18/1957)

Robin and Friar Tuck escort Prince Arthur and the Duchess Constance to Chateau Marmont in France for safety. There they make a discovery, of a French 'Robin Hood' called Jacques Chapeau. Jacques captures the prince, intending to use him as ransom for his brother imprisoned in Paris.


The Goldmaker's Return (02/25/1957)

The Sheriff has found the man everyone is looking for: Lepidus, an alchemist who can make gold. But the old man has been in his laboratory for a month and has produced nothing. The Sheriff gives him just seven days more. Robin, feeling guilty for delivering him to the Sheriff, tries to rescue him.


Flight From France (03/04/1957)

Robin and Friar Tuck are at an inn in France, where, they discover, Sir Roderick is staying on a mission to raise money for Prince John. Robin decides to take Sir Roderick's place, and seize the gold for King Richard, but the plan goes wrong.


Fair Play (03/18/1957)

'The Flying Four' are a Bavarian acrobatic team, and they come through Sherwood Forest on their way to Nottingham Fair. Naturally, they are waylaid by the outlaws, but when they are found to be harmless, they are treated as guests. It is then that the Men of Sherwood get their Great Idea.


The Dowry (03/25/1957)

A preposterous London merchant and his beautiful daughter Bess are on their way to Sir Harold of Nottingham with a dowry of one thousand gold crowns. Garth, one of the outlaws, reports their presence to Robin, who arranges to relieve them of their gold. 


The York Treasure (04/01/1957)

Joseph of Cordoba and a young friend, Esther, escape from York with money raised by friends to pay the passage of a shipload of refugees landing at Grimsby. When Joseph is wounded, Robin offers to accompany Esther to the coast.


The Borrowed Baby (04/08/1957)

The Count of Severne tells the Sheriff that his gold has been taken by Robin Hood. He also suspects Maid Marian. The Sheriff disbelieves this, but agrees to put the Count 's suspicions to the test.


The Black Five (04/15/1957)

The Sheriff's life is in danger, and he sends to Robin for help! What can have caused this sudden friendship, and who or what are the 'Black Five'.


Food For Thought (04/22/1957)

Count Olivier has levied a new tax, taking so much food from the people of Upper Minton that they may starve. Robin captures the food from the tax collector and must return it to the villagers without the Count knowing.


Too Many Earls (04/29/1957)

The Earl of Rochdale, Marian's uncle, is quarreling with the Earl of Northgate, and she suggests an archery match to decide the matter. She hopes Robin will be able to shoot for her uncle, but first they must hoodwink the Sheriff.


Highland Fling (05/06/1957)

Robin and Friar Tuck go on a mission to Scotland for King Richard, to collect five hundred gold crowns, for King William, but they find the Scots suspicious. Proving their identity gives Tuck some anxious moments.


Mystery of Ireland's Eye (05/13/1957)

Robin and Friar Tuck go with Marian to an island off the coast of Ireland, where they suspect her uncle, Sir Edward de Courcy, is being held prisoner. They find the local people frightened, and someone tries to frighten Robin too.


The Secret Pool (05/11/1957)

Robin and Marian are fishing in a pool which Robin explains has the biggest fish in the area. It belongs to Sir Cedric Hayworth, who knows nothing about it. When Robin has dealings with the knight later, he spins him a very fishy yarn to trick him.


The Little People (05/20/1957)

Robin and Friar Tuck are escorting Marian back home from Ireland, after rescuing her uncle, when they hear for the first time about the leprechauns.


The Infidel (05/27/1957)

During King Richard's crusade, Ali ben Azra, one of the hated Saracens is captured and brought to England. In their turn, the Saracens capture Lord Rossmore and hold him hostage against Ali's safe return. Plans are made for the exchange, but Sir James Rossmore, nephew of Lord Rossmore, has other ideas. He has devised a plot that will enable him to inherit his uncle's fortune, placing the blame on the innocent Ali ben Azra. Robin decides to intervene.


The Frightened Tailor (06/03/1957)

A list of people loyal to King Richard, being carried from London to Nottingham by Ned Carter, comes into the Sheriff's possession, but fortunately Robin has a chance of rescuing it.


The Path of True Love (06/10/1957)

Locksley Hall has sentimental associations for Robin and Marian, and they pay a visit. But the current owner is treating his peasants miserably, so they decide to help.


The Road in the Air (06/17/1957)

Sir William has imposed an import duty on all grain taken to Tom's mill, and unless it's paid, he will see nobody crosses his land, which surrounds it. When Robin hears about this, he thinks of a way to get the grain to the mill without anyone setting foot on Sir William's land.


Carlotta (06/24/1957)

Robin and his men plan to steal gold bound for the coffers of Prince John, using Little John's girlfriend, Carlotta.


Pepper (9/15/1957)

Princess Irene has been held hostage by Prince John, and has fallen in love with him.  When she is being returned home to Byzantium via Sherwood with Byzantine Ambassador Androclyse she escapes back to London, and Robin has to convince the Princess not to marry John.


The Salt King (09/30/1957)

In the days of Robin Hood, various essential goods were in short supply, and certain lords held monopolies on them. One such commodity was salt, and Lord Guthrie is plotting with the Sheriff to hold up supplies so the price will rise. The plan works well, until Robin steps in.


The Charter (10/6/1957)

The dying Lord Grunwald tells his manservant Hulme of the location of a charter that will limit Prince John's power if he becomes King.


A Tuck in Time (10/07/1957)

Edgar, Friar Tuck's twin brother, has returned from the East with a deadly machine, and is prepared to sell it to Prince John. But Robin and Tuck plan to stop him.


Change of Heart (10/13/1957)

When a tribe of Celts, led by Brack, are to be thrown off the land of Sir Humphrey in the Forest of Dean, Robin travels to the area the help Brack and his band.


Brother Battle (10/20/1957)

Friar Brother Wootan arrives in Sherwood looking for Friar Tuck, hoping to set up a school in the forest . When Brother Wootan (known as Brother Battle because of his hot temper) is arrested by the sheriff the outlaws have to rescue him.


My Brother's Keeper (11/11/1957)

Sir Loren is caught ill-treating a blacksmith, and is banished from his home by his father. Then Loren kills his young brother in the forest . Robin and Little John are the only witnesses, but knowing that they cannot risk giving evidence themselves, they seek a way to make Loren confess.


An Apple for the Archer (11/18/1957)

Mary Quartermaine, according to her father's will, has to marry the best bow-man in the land. Robin plays cupid when he teaches Timothy Cox to shoot an arrow well enough to win the lovely young woman as his bride.


The Angry Village (11/25/1957)

Robin and Little John, while hunting in the forest , come across villagers hiding grain to avoid it being confiscated. But the grain is discovered, and treachery is suspected.


The Mark (12/02/1957)

Barnaby Church is being rebuilt, creating much interest on Nottinghamshire. Walter, the master mason, is proud of his work, but Sir Blaise, plotting to turn the church into a fortress, meets with unexpected opposition.


The Bride of Robin Hood (12/09/1957)

A girl, who has run away from her home to avoid a marriage to Walter, proves herself a valiant archer in defense of Robin. In return for her service in a dangerous situation, he grants her a favor. But he gets more trouble than he bargained for in carrying out this boon for the girl.


To Be a Student (12/16/1957)

Prince John is levying troops from among young men of suitable age. Peter Larkin, a brilliant student that Friar Tuck is preparing for university, tries to escape this traitorous service.


The Christmas Goose (12/23/1957)

Young Davey has a pet goose, which is very attached to him. One day it saves him from a flogging from Sir Leon's men, but in so doing is caught and, as a punishment, sentenced to become Sir Leon's Christmas dinner.


Challenge of the Black Knight (12/30/1957)

Will Dale, as a special birthday treat, is brought by his father to the forest . There, he goes hunting with Robin and the outlaws, but they get into a fight with Sir Roger Fitzwilliam, who kidnaps Will.


The Rivals (01/06/1958)

Trouble begins when the Sheriff tries to levy yet another tax to raise money. His lieutenant advises against this, and they plan to start a band of outlaws to compete with Robin's men.


The Profiteer (01/13/1958)

The village of Lotham is without food, because of the failure of the grain crop. The Lord of the Manor refuses to help, but Robin hears about it, and agrees that Andrew, a serf from Lotham, shall buy food with money from the outlaws.


Knight Errant (01/20/1958)

Marian wants to speak to Robin urgently. She tries to tell him that Sir Jack of Southwark has her father's permission to marry her. But Robin is so engrossed in his archery practice that that he will not take any notice. When Sir Jack arrives, Robin finds out the hard way.


The Healing Hand (01/27/1958)

Little John is a good man in a fight, but not so good when brains are needed. Oswald of the Healing Hand, a 'quack' doctor, finds him easy to deceive, when he suffers from indigestion.


One Man's Meat (02/03/1958)

Squire Woodstock has discovered a form of bran, which he calls his 'universal food', and which he thinks will replace all other food. Robin and Friar Tuck do not share the squire's enthusiasm when they have to eat it for dinner.


Too Many Robins (02/10/1958)

Alma, an innkeeper's daughter, hero-worships Robin. But to gain her love, Tom the Thatcher tells her he is Robin. She wants proof.


The Crusaders (02/17/1958)

Robin has a rendezvous with four knights with whom he fought in the crusades, and in keeping it he falls into a trap set by the Sheriff. At last it seems the Sheriff has won, but Robin has got out of difficult and dangerous situations before.


Castle in the Air (02/24/1958)

The impoverished knight and friend of the outlaws, Sir Richard of the Lea, loses a game of dice against Sir Adrian. Robin realizes the game was rigged, but so does the Sheriff, who is determined to turn it to his advantage.


The Double (03/03/1958)

Bolbec, a sworn enemy of Robin Hood, arrives at Nottingham Castle to see the Sheriff. He has, he tells the Sheriff, a foolproof plan to trap the outlaw leader, involving Luke Tanner, who is the exact double of Robin.


Roman Gold (03/10/1958)

Dr. Quince, an antiquarian friend of Robin's, is excavating the site of an old Roman villa. Robin and his men agree to lend a hand, in the hope of finding Roman gold. He is very successful until the news reaches the Sheriff, who wants the gold for himself.


The Ghost That Failed (03/17/1958)

Local farmers believe that the land belonging to surly Simon Dexter is haunted. Robin and Friar Tuck realize that this is Simon's way of scaring his neighbors off his land, and decide to see what they can do about it.


At the Sign of the Blue Boar (03/24/1958)

A miserly Nottingham tailor, designing to own the 'Blue Boar' inn, consults with the Sheriff. Together they work out a plan to get control of the inn and lay a trap for Robin.


Quickness of the Hand (03/31/1958)

With the end of the tournament season, three knights decide to try to make some money by capturing Robin Hood and claiming the reward. By posing as strolling players, they enter the outlaws' camp and work a neat trick.


Elixir of Youth (04/07/1958)

Sir Boland, in desperate need of money, promises the hand of his ward Melissa to Sir Louis, an elderly Norman, in spite of her being in love with Sir Boland's squire. When Friar Tuck hears of the young girl's plight, he asks Robin for help.


The Genius (04/14/1958)

Nicodemus, a brilliant mathematician, aware that Prince John covets the giant catapult that he has invented, escapes from the power of the Prince into Sherwood Forest, only to discover that his brother has been seized as a hostage by a rascally baron.


The Youthful Menace (04/21/1958)

Marian is disappointed to find that Edwin, her nephew that she has not seen for ten years, and who has just arrived from France, is scornful of Robin Hood and his band of outlaws.


The Minstrel (04/28/1958)

With the help of a song, Robin and a minstrel named Roland manage to spoil Prince John's hopes of an alliance with the Prince of Aragon.


The Doctor (05/05/1958)

Little John breaks his leg escaping from the Sheriff's men. Robin and Friar Tuck carry him to the home of Sir George Woodley, who is being visited by a foreign doctor.


The Lottery (05/12/1958)

The Sheriff finds a neat and foolproof way of raising money for Prince John, by organizing raffles. Foolproof that is, until Robin comes on the scene.


The Fire (05/19/1958)

During a lengthy drought, Little John and Derwent are cornered in a cave. The Sheriff, in trying to smoke them out, starts a fire which forces him to seek help from Robin.


Lincoln Green (05/26/1958)

Robin, Marian and Little John visit Master David of Lincoln to buy Lincoln Green cloth. The Sheriff follows, hoping for a chance to capture them, which he finds when Master Shanks, David's assistant, turns traitor.


Woman's War (06/02/1958)

Robin agrees to let two of his men accompany Ann de Brissac, a noblewoman, to a place where gold for King Richard is hidden. But Marian then arrives at the camp to explain that Ann is a spy for Prince John. So Robin has to set out to save his two men.


Little Mother (06/09/1958)

A trap is laid to catch Little John when he receives a message that his mother, a serf of the Duke of Retford, is very ill. But the brawny outlaw brings the house down about the plotter's ears.


Marian's Prize (06/16/1958)

Robin's name is entered for an archery contest in the village of Northeave, but owing to his absence from camp, Marian has to go instead, in disguise.


Farewell to Tuck (06/30/1958)

The Sheriff has long suspected that Friar Tuck is in league with Robin Hood, and seizes an opportunity to get rid of him, when the archbishop arrives in Nottingham, looking for a good man to take over a parish in Sussex.


Goodbye Little John (11/9/1958)

The Deputy Sheriff offers Little John a pardon after Little John returns to Sherwood only to find his place has been taken by Will Scarlet.


Hostage for a Hangman (11/16/1958)

The Deputy Sheriff tells Robin that he will hang two serfs every day until Robin gives himself up.


Hue and Cry (11/23/1958)

The rule of Hue and cry is invoked when the Deputy Sheriff is attacked, meaning that if the attacker cannot be found nine men will hang.


The Reluctant Rebel (11/30/1958)

Sir Geoffrey and his serf Herbert pose as outlaws to join Robin's gang, hoping to gain information on the outlaw life for Sir Geoffrey's journals.


The Oath (12/7/1958)

The Deputy Sheriff tries to turn the Archbishop against Friar Tuck and Tuck takes an oath in front of the Archbishop not to reveal the identity of the Sheriff's latest prisoner, an envoy of King Richard, who is about to be hung. Tuck cannot break his oath and tell Robin to save the man, so he calls a special service at the church.


The Charm Peddler (12/14/1958)

A Charm Peddler named Hugo arrives in Nottingham and Lady Marian takes against him for getting the locals to waste their money on his phony potions.  She has the peddler arrested by the Deputy Sheriff, not knowing that Robin has disguised himself as another con-man to infiltrate the peddler's schemes.


The Bagpiper (12/21/1958)

Duncan of Stoneykirk returns to Sherwood forest, still with an eye for Marian, planning to win a bagpiping contest against Tam McKinnon at the castle of Sir Fulke.


The Parting Guest (12/28/1958)

Duncan turns his attentions to the Lady Marian until his lassie, Jessie, arrives to take Duncan home.  Robin tries to woo Jessie to make Duncan jealous but it is Marian who is jealous.


A Race Against Time (1/4/1959)

Will Scarlet witnesses the murder of an envoy and he and Robin capture Wilfred, who had led the envoy into the trap for Sir Hartley.  Learning of Sir Hartley's plans to kill Constance, the Duchess of Brittany, and Prince Arthur, Robin and Will then work to stop the murderous villain.


The Pharoah Stones (1/11/1959)

Little John acquires stones that can predict the future and falls under their influence so Robin has to find a way to break their spell.


Bride for an Outlaw (1/18/1959)

Robin takes part in a proxy marriage to Judith, the daughter of wealthy merchant Sir Bligh, in place of her real suitor Sir Peter.


Double Trouble (1/25/1959)

The Deputy Sheriff imprisons Tuck while his twin brother, Edgar, impersonates him, confessing his brothers 'sins' to the Bishop.


Trapped (2/1/1959)

Robin is arrested by Sir Hugo DeBask, a lord who arrests travellers on his estate and sets them to work on his lands if they can't pay the fine he imposes.


The Champion (2/8/1959)

Marian has been falsely informed by the the Deputy Sheriff that her father has died in the Holy Land and Prince John has nominated Sir Guy Quentin to take over her estate. While Friar Tuck informs Marian her father is alive and she can appeal to the courts her sixty year old uncle Sir Percy challenges the much younger Quentin to a duel and Robin has to convince Quentin that Sir Percy is a fearsome fighter.


The Edge and the Point (2/15/1959)

Boland, a former Crusader, defeats Will Scarlet and then Robin Hood in a swordfight and is only prevented from killing him by Maid Marian's skill with the bow. The Deputy Sheriff engages Boland as his lieutenant and takes sword fighting lessons so he can kill Robin Hood himself and take the glory and become Sheriff.


Sybella (11/21/1959)

On his way to join King Richard in the Holy Land, the Earl of Steyne is ambushed by Baron Onslow, and killed. Onslow changes clothes with the dead Earl, and posing as him, rides to Nottingham, with the Earls' letter of introduction from Robin to the King. What is he plotting?


The Flying Sorcerer (11/28/1959)

Lord Giles of Richmond, in Nottingham to supervise the collection of outstanding taxes, sees an opportunity to increase his own wealth, when he sees Lord Eilmer, an elderly, harmless eccentric, carrying out scientific experiments in the market-place.


The Lady Killer (12/05/1959)

Robin is out hunting with Derwent when he sees his old friend Will Scarlett stalking a deer. Before Robin can join him, two foresters arrive and arrest Will for poaching.


A Touch of Fever (12/12/1959)

Robin and his men capture three knights riding through Sherwood Forest. Difficulties arise when Marian recognizes one of them as her cousin.


The Devil You Don't Know (12/19/1959)

The Sheriff is to be sent to London for a few months, and a deputy is to replace him in Nottingham. Will the new Sheriff be as tyrannical as the old one? Robin and Will Scarlett are out searching for Alan-a-Dale, who has failed to return to camp, when they see a group of horsemen with a young yeoman prisoner. They decide to help the captive.


The Loaf (01/02/1960)

The Sheriff learns that in London there is a great demand for flour, and high prices are being paid for it. This gives him an idea that will improve his finances, though the Nottingham poor will suffer.


Six Strings to His Bow (01/09/1960)

At the 'Blue Boar Inn', Robin meets a strange knight playing a harp, and decides not to interrupt the newcomer. But when a crossbow bolt flies through the window, narrowly missing the knight, Robin thinks he should make his presence known.


Tuck's Love Day (02/27/1960)

Friar Tuck is in trouble with his Abbot. He has been unable to collect money for the church. In despair, he goes to Robin for help and advice.


A Bushel of Apples (07/17/1960)

Robin uncovers Sir Watkyn's plot to extort large sums of money from the peasants.


The Truce (07/24/1960)

The Deputy Sheriff is usually hostile to Robin, but now he wants his help.


The Debt (07/31/1960)

Robin searches for an outlaw, Martin, who has been posing as one of his men and robbing innocent people in the Sherwood area.





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Actors: Richard Greene
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Matinee Classics - The Adventures of Robin Hood
Matinee Classics - The Adventures of Robin Hood starring Richard Greene, Archie Duncan, Patricia Driscoll, John Arnatt, Alex Gauge and Alan Wheatley
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