Southern TV’s The Black Arrow Coming to Talking Pictures

Talking Pictures TV has announced its intention to broadcast the Southern TV Children’s Adventure series The Black Arrow.

The Black Arrow first aired in 1972 and was adapted from Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses. It starred Robin Langford (Later Simon Cuff), with a supporting cast that included William Squire, Gordon Rollings, Dorothea Phillips and Nigel Havers. It ran for 20 episodes until 1975.

“An anonymous figure who protects the weak against greedy land barons, fights for power and influence throughout the 15th century Wars of the Roses in England.”

Synopsis for the first episode from Talking Pictures

Talking Pictures TV have previously broadcast other programs from the Southern TV archive; These include Runaround, Rooms, Rogues Rock and Tell Me Another. There is also a selection of Southern TV content on Talking Pictures’ TPTV Encore Catch-Up service.

The Black Arrow Starts on the 17th of October at 6 pm on Talking Pictures TV. Please see their schedule for further airings.

Jamie Dyer

Jamie Dyer is an experienced writer, broadcaster, musician and social media marketer. He enjoys Old Time Radio, vintage TV, collecting vinyl and supporting the New York Knicks.

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