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Tim Vine Travels Through Time (BBC-1 2017, Tim Vine, Sally Phillips)Tim Vine Travels Through Time (BBC-1 2017, Tim Vine, Sally Phillips)


Tim Vine Travels Through Time (BBC-1 2017, Tim Vine, Sally Phillips)



Master of the pun Tim Vine journeys back in time to the days of Robin Hood in a quest to mend a golden arrow and a broken heart.

Tim is in search of a celebrity for the grand opening of his antique shop. It just so happens that his very first customer is presenter and Strictly Come Dancing champion, Ore Oduba, who asks Tim if he can mend his ancient golden arrow. Tim steps inside his very special Grandfather clock which travels him back in time to Sherwood Forest in the days of Robin Hood and his band of merry men. On arriving, Tim is greeted by Robin himself (who bears an uncanny resemblance to Ore Oduba).

Robin is suffering from a broken heart. He has mysteriously lost his famous bullseye aim, and with it the love of Maid Marion. Tim must get to the bottom of the mystery but local tyrant and shouty killjoy, the Sheriff of Nottingham, is determined to drive him out of town. Can Tim get to the bottom of this skullduggery and help Robin regain his archery prowess and win back the love of Maid Marion? Will he be able to repair the broken arrow and secure Ore Oduba to cut the ribbon at the grand opening of Tim’s Antiques? Only time travel will tell…

One off so far but effectively serving as a pilot for a possible series.

Comedy Playhouse

Tim Vine as Tim
Ore Oduba as Robin Hood
Sally Phillips
Tim Key
Spencer Jones
Mandeep Dhillon
Kayode Ewumi
Marek Larwood
John Archer
Tony Green

key behind the scenes crew
Paul Schlesinger as Executive Producer
Christine Langan as Executive Producer
Barbara Wiltshire as Director
John Pocock as Producer
Tim Vine as Writer/Creator
John Archer as Writer/Creator

show type

broadcast from
Friday 1 September 2017
1×30 minute episode minute episode

network and production companies
BBC One – Baby Cow



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