Robin Hood Finale Preview

Robin Hood - the end?

The adventures of the legendary outlaw have gone largely unnoticed in the press this year, but it has been a solid third run that has seen a lot of changing loyalties, new friendships and new characters.

With the series finale due this week, the future is looking bleak for Robin (Jonas Armstrong) and his friends, his half brother Archer (Clive Standen) and even Guy of Gisbourne (Richard Armitage) who like Robin has been forced to examine his motivations and loyalty.

Trapped at the dramatic cliffhanger to episode behind the city walls of Nottingham as former Sheriff Vasey (Keith Allen) approached with a fearsome army boasting new weapons from the orient, it looks as if this could be the end of Robin and his battle to keep King Richard on the throne and England free from tyranny.

Whether the question of where the true Sheriff got his weapons from, where he’s been hiding and what he wants to do with the Lady Isabella Gisbourne (Lara Pulver) – current sheriff – will be answered or not, it looks like a thrilling conclusion to the third series of Robin Hood.

Several months have passed since Jonas Armstrong revealed he was hanging up his bow and moving on, but the BBC have continued to refuse to make a commitment on either a cancellation or a continuation of the series.

With Allan a’ Dale murdered by the Sheriff’s men and supported only by a rag tag force of his own men, Archer, Gisbourne and some nearby villagers, it looks as though the end could be in sight for Robin Hood.

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I'm Christian Cawley, a massive fan of UK fantasy television (particularly Doctor Who) and British Comedy.

"Quintessentially British" is my look at those two very British flavours of sci-fi/fantasy and comedy.
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