UK / Channel Five-Portman-Palena-Dark Knight / 1×95 minute episodes 11×60 minute episodes / Broadcast from 1 July 2000
Creator: Terry Marcel / Music: Jeremy Dempsey / Producers: Phil Walbank, Terry Marcel / Executive Producers: Tim Buxton, David Wright
Period fantasy adventure series. In medieval England (1192) Saxon Ivanhoe returns home to try and regain the power from the darkness (brought about by the evil Prince John and the sorceror Mordour.
A UK-New Zealand co-production and only in the loosest sense of the word based on Sir Walter Scott’s original Ivanhoe novel.
BENJAMIN PULLEN as Ivanhoe
CHARLOTTE COMER as Rebecca
PETER O’FARRELL as Odo
CAMERON RHODES as Prince John
CHRISTOPHER NEAME as Mordour
TODD RIPPON as Falco