Robin Hood is the inspiration for more movies, radio and TV programs than any other folk hero, but the man in tights and a feathered cap is a recent addition to the myth. THE REAL ROBIN HOOD probes the fascinating story behind the marauding vigilante of English folklore. In reality, the character is a composite of actual historical figures whose exploits date back to the Crusades, a dark time of tremendous brutality. Coinciding with the Universal release of the film Robin Hood starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett, director Ridley Scott also produced this dynamic feature-length special. THE REAL ROBIN HOOD features highlights from the Hollywood blockbuster "Robin Hood", as well as interviews with director Ridley Scott, actor Russell Crowe and renowned historians.