The Adventures of Robin Hood Season 2 Episode 28: The Borrowed Baby

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The Outlaws are suspected to have stolen a gold shipment but the suspicion also lies on Maid Mariam who was one of the few that knew about the shipment. Count of Severne makes a bet with the sheriff that Mariam will prove to be the spy within their midst. The plan involves a baby borrowed from its very worried parents. The baby is found in the forest but does not fit well in the forest, perhaps Mariam can help.

Personal Synopsis

If by now Maid Mariam is not under suspicion of being somehow connected to the outlaws I would be surprised. Inevitably Maid Mariam comes all too close to being exposed as a supporter of the Outlaws. This episode involves a cunning plan to catch Maid Mariam in the act of aiding the Outlaws by means of the heartstrings. A borrowed baby is used as bait but luckily the Outlaws catch wind of this plan in time.

Original Air-Date: April 8th 1957

Directed by Don Chaffey

Written by Aileen Hamilton

Robin Hood- Richard Greene

Maid Mariam- Bernadette O’Farrell

Sheriff of Nottingham- Alan Wheatley

Little John- Archie Duncan

Friar Tuck- Alexander Gauge

Count of Severne- Guy Verney

Kate- Dorothy Gordon

Giles- Graham Stewart

Alison- Sylvia Kay

Molly- Megan Williams

Derwent- Victor Woolf

Man-at-arms- Paul Eddington

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