The Adventures of Robin Hood Season 1 Episode 25: The Deserted Castle

An important visitor is awaiting in a deserted castle for Robin’s arrival. There is an alliance in the works between Prince John and the French that could seriously hurt King Richard the Lion heart. Robin has been instructed by this visitor to thwart their plans and save King Richard. Once the Sheriff catches on to the trick laid out by Robin and his crew, the danger mounts but not until Robin has received important news regarding King Richard….and he has a playing card.

Personal Synopsis

A classic masquerade episode, Robin must stop the alliance between King Phillip of France and Prince John before they hatch there plans against King Richard.  The outlaws trick has gotten the intentions of the court of King Phillip to come out in the open and now to handle the Sheriff. One of the better episodes, featuring Jill Esmond as Queen Eleanor.

Original Air-Date:  12 March 1956

Directed by Bernard Knowles

Written by Eric Heath

Robin Hood- Richard Greene

Queen Eleanor- Jill Esmond

Maid Marian- Bernadette O’Farrell

Sheriff of Nottingham- Alan Wheatley

Will Scarlet- Ronald Howard

Pinot- John Stuart

Duc de Chambertin- John Longden

Derwent- Victor Woolf

Little John- Archie Duncan

Friar Tuck- Alexander Gauge

Sir Gaillard- Charles Stapley

Joan- Simone Lovell

1st Man-at-Arms- Paul Connell

Lt. Howard- John Dearth

Outlaw/ Soldier- Arthur Skinner

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