The Pillars of the Earth (Season 1)
A sweeping epic of good and evil, treachery and intrigue, violence and beauty, a sensuous, spirited story set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles in 12th Century England.
Robin of Sherwood, was a British television series, based on the legend of Robin Hood. Created by Richard Carpenter, it was produced by HTV in association with Goldcrest, and ran from 1984 to 1986 on the ITV network. In America it was retitled Robin Hood and shown on the premium cable TV channel Showtime and on PBS. The show starred Michael Praed and Jason Connery as two different incarnations of the title character. Unlike previous adaptations of the Robin Hood legend, Robin of Sherwood combined a gritty, authentic production design with elements of real-life history, 20th century fiction, and pagan myth. The series is also notable for its haunting title music by Clannad, which won a BAFTA award.
|Film Type||TV Mini-Series|
|Century||12th Century (1100s)|
|Decade||1130s 1140s 1150s|
|Period/Era||Medieval Period - Middle Ages (5th - late 15th Century) The Anarchy Period (1135-1153)|
|Historical figure||King Henry I of England (1068-1135) King Henry II of England (1133-1189)|
|Author (novel/play)||Ken Follett|
|Adaptation/Inspired||The Pillars of the Earth (1989)|
|Genres||Drama History Romance Thriller War|
|Tags||Based on Novel or Book Cathedral Catholic Church Church England Historical Fiction King Kingdom Monk Political Religion Royal Royalty|
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