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Robin Hood epic: Truth or fantasy?

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Ridley Scott's Robin Hood looks set to be a summer blockbuster, but is it really as true to life as he claims?

The BBC's Richard Westcott visited Sherwood Forest and spoke to a local community archaeologist, Andy Gaunt, to find out more about the man behind the legend.

The Hollywood epic staring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett comes to cinemas across the UK on 14 May.

Robin Hood: Universal pictures

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