This all-action retelling of the story of Robin Hood fizzes with colorful characters, gripping stories and breathtaking archery.Robin of Locksley heads home from the Crusades to find his people starving and brutalized under the tyrannical rule ofthe new Sheriff. Robin quickly discovers that the only way to reason with this Sheriff is with bow and arrow - even if it means sacrificing his title and his lands and consigning himself to life in the forest. Along with trusty companion Much, trickster Allan A Dale and passionate Will Scarlett, Robin teams up with forest outlaws Little John and Roy, leading his gang to help Nottingham's poor.
People's hero, war hero, romantic hero and leader of the world's most famous resistance group... Robin Hood is known and loved by millions around the world. His fight against a corrupt government and greedy officials is something we all can connect with. Fun, modern and intelligent, the BBC's ROBIN HOOD IS guaranteed to appeal to today's sophisticated viewers and is set to be as popular as the new DOCTOR WHO. Sharp, witty scripts by Dominic Minghella and a striking new look set the tone as the BBC updates this popular legend for all the family.