Ivanhoe (1997): S01E05


Ivanhoe was a 1997 American/British television mini-series based on the 1819 novel Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott.

After returning from the Third Crusade in the Holy Land, Ivanhoe discovers that England is under the rule of the corrupt Prince John.


An attempt is made on the Black Knight’s life, and he reveals himself as King Richard to his outlaw comrades. Meanwhile, John sentences Rebecca to burn as a witch, and her only chance for survival is to demand a trial by combat. Bois-Guilbert will act as the court’s champion – but who will defend the honour of Rebecca?

Ivanhoe Series

You can find a full index and overview of Ivanhoe here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 09 February 1997.
  • Rating: 12.
  • Running Time: 50 minutes.
  • Country: UK and US.
  • Language: English.

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