Black Arrow

Black Arrow

  • Approved
  • 1972
  • 1 Season
  • 5.4  (32)

The Black Arrow rides forth, delivering swift and certain justice in these four swashbuckling 1970s ITV Children's adventures based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. As the Wars of the Roses rage through England, bringing tyranny, injustice and slaughter, a masked avenger roams the land, delivering justice from his bow. Who is the hooded Black Arrow, fighting for the poor and daring to go against the will of corrupt and murderous barons?

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Winner Takes All
20. Winner Takes All
January 1, 1975
Peterkin deserts his master and runs right into the outlaws! Meanwhile, Sister Alice remains the outlaws' prisoner-her only hope is Sir Richard, who schemed with the crazed Mad Megs. Later, a shooting contest is held between Sir Richard and Red Howl for the priceless relic.
Captured
19. Captured
January 1, 1975
Sir Richard and his squire, Peterkin, take off after a priest claiming to be Father Matthew, who has made off with the novice Sister Alice and a priceless relic! The crazed woman makes another appearance, bringing a surprise. Later, Black Arrow arrives on the scene to call out the murderous outlaws.
The Adventure of the Holy Finger
18. The Adventure of the Holy Finger
January 1, 1974
A crazed woman summons Sir Richard Shelton and Peterkin from the forest to help strange travelers who carry a priceless treasure. Later, the group comes upon a priest whose purpose seems a little more than suspicious.
The Stake
17. The Stake
January 1, 1974
The country's Justice puts Lady Ann on the stand as he holds court to determine whether she is guilty of witchcraft. Lord William brings charges against her that would have her burned at the stake! Black Arrow shows up at her execution, bringing a piece of vital information.
Trapped
16. Trapped
January 1, 1974
Peterkin remains trapped inside Lady Ann's cottage, surrounded by men with unknown intentions. Lord William barges in on Lady Ann's wedding before the vows can be completed! Later, Peterkin is returned to his cell in the castle and re-discovers the forbidden scroll with Lady Ann's father's crest upon it.
The Wedding
15. The Wedding
January 1, 1974
Lord William is on the hunt for Black Arrow, and accuses his niece, Ann of hiding him; he forbids her from marrying her beloved, but Lady Ann's nurse sneaks off to grab their priest and prepare the wedding. As the couple nears the church on their wedding day, Lord William catches wind of their plan!"The Wedding
Peterkin
14. Peterkin
January 1, 1974
Black Arrow rescues Peterkin, a young serving lad, from the clutches of Lord William and the two fight for justice when William accuses his niece Ann of foul witchcraft! Later, journeying in search of adventures, Black Arrow and Peterkin uncover a fiendish outlaw plot to steal a precious holy relic.
The Lady Prioress
13. The Lady Prioress
January 1, 1974
Mistress Hatch keeps up her act and fools Lord Brock while Sir Daniel continues to inquire after the forbidden treasure. Father Oates escapes with a message to Sir Richard Shelton from Mistress Hatch, but encounters Black Arrow upon the way! Later, the disguised Mistress Hatch helps to postpone the outlaws' execution, and plot their escape.
The Ambush
12. The Ambush
January 1, 1974
Megs is accused of being a traitor and of selling Lawless to Lord Brock! Sir Richard sets the record straight and rallies his troops to rescue his captured men. Mistress Hatch and Megs don disguises as prioresses and escape Lord Brock's prying eye. Later, Black Arrow makes an appearance.
Plot and Counterplot
11. Plot and Counterplot
January 1, 1974
Megs begins to suspect Sir Daniel's kindness, and believes he is after the treasure. Sir Richard is nearly killed by one of his men, whose dissent continues! Meanwhile, a huge battle ensues at Lord Brock's castle as the outlaws break in, and Lord Brock takes many of the outlaws captive.
Sir Daniel at the Inn
10. Sir Daniel at the Inn
January 1, 1973
Lord Brock agonizes over a crushing defeat by the outlaws, and Megs is returned to her family. Sir Richard Shelton's men consider him overbearing and talk of deserting. Later, Lord Brock threatens to kill the lurking leper unless he rids himself of the castle property, and the leper reveals his true identity.
The Return of the Black Arrow
9. The Return of the Black Arrow
January 1, 1973
Mistress Hatch hears word of a treasure bestowed upon a villager. Later, Lord Brock captures a local girl, Megs, until she agrees to give away the location of the outlaw's camp! Meanwhile, an unnamed leper lurks around the castle, watching over all.
The Stranger From France
8. The Stranger From France
January 1, 1973
Black Arrow is caught in the middle of a raging conflict between Lord of the Manor Brock and an outlaw gang! Meanwhile, Mistress Hatch is back to her usual tricks as she camps in the wilderness with the outlaws. A rumor spreads that Sir Daniel remains alive, despite Black Arrow's assassination attempt.
The Last Arrow
7. The Last Arrow
January 1, 1973
Father Oates returns to the castle with two friars to prepare the unwilling Mistress Sedley for her wedding. But the friars may not be who they appear! Later, a procession prepares to leave for the wedding when Black Arrow drops in for a surprise visit.
The Crossroads
6. The Crossroads
January 1, 1973
Mistress Hatch and Mistress Sedley are held hostage in the tower while Sir Daniel and his men ride off to war against Black Arrow! Father Oates risks his neck in plotting to help the women escape, arising suspicion from all.
The Chess Game
5. The Chess Game
January 1, 1973
The game continues as Sir Daniel recognizes the pawns in his kingdom and attempts to play them against one another. Tension mounts as Black Arrow continues his hunt, striking fear into each black heart!
The Cattle Drive
4. The Cattle Drive
January 1, 1973
Villagers express concern over the food shortage while Black Arrow and his outlaws remain in the woods, plotting against Sir Daniel. Later, Black Arrow strikes once more and terrorizes Sir Daniel and his men, while Father Oates panics, attempting to avoid his fate.
Richard Changes Sides
3. Richard Changes Sides
January 1, 1972
Sir Richard begins to see through Sir Daniel's intentions and suspect his true nature. The disguised woman reveals her true self to Sir Richard, and both are help captive by Sir Daniel. Later, Black Arrow strikes again, killing another black heart.
The Leper
2. The Leper
January 1, 1972
Black Arrow's quest continues. A disguised woman attempts to escape from the evil Sir Daniel's clutches. Sir Richard helps her get away but a blind leper soon hunts them; the leper can mysteriously see them even though he has lost his eyesight.
The Prophecy
1. The Prophecy
January 1, 1972
The mysterious masked avenger resolves to track down four evil men and deliver one black arrow in each black heart!
Description

The Black Arrow rides forth, delivering swift and certain justice in these four swashbuckling 1970s ITV Children's adventures based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. As the Wars of the Roses rage through England, bringing tyranny, injustice and slaughter, a masked avenger roams the land, delivering justice from his bow. Who is the hooded Black Arrow, fighting for the poor and daring to go against the will of corrupt and murderous barons?Black Arrow is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 1972.

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  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 1972
  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (32)