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This is the name of the incredible TV series, for the character see Merlin.

Merlintitlesequence
In a land of myth, and a time of magic, the destiny of a Great Kingdom rests on the shoulders of a young man, his name; Merlin.
Kilgharrah's opening narration

Merlin (also known as The Adventures of Merlin) is a BBC fantasy drama which premiered on BBC One on 20 September 2008. It stars Colin Morgan as Merlin and Bradley James as King Arthur Pendragon. It consists of 13 episodes per series with a running time of 45 minutes. There have been four series completed so far [1]and a fifth series is currently airing on the BBC. [2]

The Cinema Trailer Edit

Merlin - The Cinema Trailer - BBC One
Merlin - The Cinema Trailer - BBC One01:37

Merlin - The Cinema Trailer - BBC One

Cast Edit

Cast Series 1 Series 2 Series 3 Series 4 Series 5

Main Cast

Merlin Colin Morgan
Arthur Bradley James
Gaius Richard Wilson
Guinevere Angel Coulby
Morgana Katie McGrath
Uther Pendragon Anthony Head
Agravaine   Nathaniel Parker  
Sir Leon   Rupert Young
Sir Gwaine   Eoin Macken

Recurring Cast

Kilgharrah John Hurt
Mordred Asa Butterfield   Alexander Vlahos
Sir Elyan   Adetomiwa Edun
Sir Percival   Tom Hopper
Geoffrey Michael Cronin  
Morgause   Emilia Fox  
Sir Lancelot Santiago Cabrera  
Nimueh Michelle Ryan  
Hunith Caroline Faber   Caroline Faber  
Cenred   Tom Ellis  
Iseldir Trevor Sellers   Trevor Sellers  
Ygraine   Alice Patten  
Helios   Terence Maynard  
Tom David Durham  
Freya   Laura Donnelly   Unknown Actress
Sidhe elder Michael Jenn   Michael Jenn  
Princess Mithian   Janet Montgomery
Queen Annis   Lindsay Duncan
King Odin   Fintan McKeown   Fintan McKeown
Balinor   John Lynch   John Lynch
Alator   Gary Lewis
Audrey   Zee Asha
Dochraid   Maureen Carr
Beroun   Barry Aird

Episodes Edit

Series 1Edit


Series 2Edit

Series 3Edit

Series 4Edit

Series 5Edit

Children in NeedEdit

Children in Need SpecialEdit

See also: Merlin in Need  

Spin-OffEdit

Shine TV is set to be planning a spin-off series to the TV show with characters from The Adventures of Merlin. Johnny Capps and Julian Murphy are set to not take part in it whatsoever.[3] There are many rumours on whom the spin-off series will be set around, many fans suggest big characters such as: Kilgharrah, Aithusa, The Dragons, Mordred, Lancelot, Elyan, Gwaine, Alvarr, Enmyria, Nimueh, Freya, Balinor, Morgause, Vivienne, Cerdan, Iseldir, Aglain, The Druids, Tristan, Isolde, Mithian, Daegal, Alator, Finna, Sefa, Arthur Pendragon, and Morgana Pendragon, or simply the characters that were alive at the end of the finale of the series. such as: Merlin, Gaius, Leon, Percival, and Guinevere Pendragon, There has been no further information on this to date.

External LinksEdit

Official Websites

Websites

FactsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00mjlxv
  2. http://www.digitalspy.com/british-tv/s53/merlin/news/a331438/merlin-renewed-for-fifth-series.html
  3. http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/11/26/merlin-spin-off-planned-but-without-its-original-creators

           

Episode #

Series #

Title

Directed by

Written by

Original air date

UK viewers (million)[18]

1

1

"The Dragon's Call"

James

Haws

Julian Jones

20 September 2008 (2008-09-20)

7.15

2

2

"Valiant"

James

Haws

Howard Overman

27 September 2008 (2008-09-27)

5.40

3

3

"The Mark of Nimueh"

James

Haws

Julian Jones

4 October 2008 (2008-10-04)

6.30

4

4

"The Poisoned Chalice"

Ed Fraiman

Ben Vanstone

11 October 2008 (2008-10-11)

6.48

5

5

"Lancelot"

Ed Fraiman

Jake Michie

18 October 2008 (2008-10-18)

5.37

6

6

"A Remedy to Cure All Ills"

Ed Fraiman

Julian Jones

25 October 2008 (2008-10-25)

6.00

7

7

"The Gates of Avalon"

Jeremy Webb

Ben Vanstone

1 November 2008 (2008-11-01)

6.45

8

8

"The Beginning of the End"

Jeremy Webb

Howard Overman

8 November 2008 (2008-11-08)

6.25

9

9

"Excalibur"

Jeremy Webb

Julian Jones

15 November 2008 (2008-11-15)

6.47

10

10

"The Moment of Truth"

David Moore

Ben Vanstone

22 November 2008 (2008-11-22)

7.03

11

11

"The Labyrinth of Gedref"

Stuart Orme

Howard Overman

29 November 2008 (2008-11-29)

6.71

12

12

"To Kill the King"

Stuart Orme

Jake Michie

6 December 2008 (2008-12-06)

6.31

13

13

"Le Morte d'Arthur"

David Moore

Julian Jones

13 December 2008 (2008-12-13)

6.27


Series 2 (2009)


Episode #

Series #

Title

Directed by

Written by

Original air date

UK viewers (million)[18]

14

1

"The Curse of Cornelius Sigan"

David Moore

Julian Jones

19 September 2009 (2009-09-19)

5.77

15

2

"The Once and Future Queen"

Jeremy Webb

Howard Overman

26 September 2009 (2009-09-26)

5.94

16

3

"The Nightmare Begins"

Jeremy Webb

Ben Vanstone

3 October 2009 (2009-10-03)

6.09

17

4

"Lancelot and Guinevere"

David Moore

Howard Overman

10 October 2009 (2009-10-10)

5.69

18

5

"Beauty and the Beast (Part 1)"

David Moore

Jake Michie

24 October 2009 (2009-10-24)

5.53

19

6

"Beauty and the Beast (Part 2)"

Metin Huseyin

Ben Vanstone

31 October 2009 (2009-10-31)

6.14

20

7

"The Witchfinder"

Jeremy Webb

Jake Michie

7 November 2009 (2009-11-07)

5.62

21

8

"The Sins of the Father"

Metin Huseyin

Howard Overman

14 November 2009 (2009-11-14)

6.16

22

9

"The Lady of the Lake"

Metin

Huseyin

Julian Jones

21 November 2009 (2009-11-21)

6.30

23

10

"Sweet Dreams"

Alice Troughton

Lucy Watkins

28 November 2009 (2009-11-28)

6.02

24

11

"The Witch's Quickening"

Alice Troughton

Jake Michie

5 December 2009 (2009-12-05)

6.01

25

12

"The Fires of Idirsholas"

Jeremy Webb

Julian Jones

12 December 2009 (2009-12-12)

6.01

26

13

"The Last Dragonlord"

Jeremy Webb

Julian Jones

19 December 2009 (2009-12-19)

6.64


Series 3 (2010)


Episode #

Series #

Title

Directed by

Written by

Original air date

UK viewers (million)[18]

27

1

"The Tears of Uther Pendragon (Part 1)"

Jeremy Webb

Julian Jones

11 September 2010 (2010-09-11)

6.49

28

2

"The Tears of Uther Pendragon (Part 2)"

Jeremy Webb

Julian Jones

18 September 2010 (2010-09-18)

6.06

29

3

"Goblin's Gold"

Jeremy Webb

Howard Overman

25 September 2010 (2010-09-25)

6.22

30

4

"Gwaine"

David Moore

Julian Jones

2 October 2010 (2010-10-02)

6.42

31

5

"The Crystal Cave"

Alice Troughton

Julian Jones

9 October 2010 (2010-10-09)

6.36

32

6

"The Changeling"

David Moore

Lucy Watkins

16 October 2010 (2010-10-16)

6.40

33

7

"The Castle of Fyrien"

David Moore

Jake Michie

23 October 2010 (2010-10-23)

6.82

34

8

"The Eye of the Phoenix"

Alice Troughton

Julian Jones

30 October 2010 (2010-10-30)

6.92

35

9

"Love in the Time of Dragons"

Alice Troughton

Jake Michie

6 November 2010 (2010-11-06)

6.90

36

10

"Queen of Hearts"

Ashley Way

Howard Overman

13 November 2010 (2010-11-13)

7.37

37

11

"The Sorcerer's Shadow"

Ashley Way

Julian Jones

20 November 2010 (2010-11-20)

7.42

38

12

"The Coming of Arthur (Part 1)"

Jeremy Webb

Jake Michie

27 November 2010 (2010-11-27)

7.12

39

13

"The Coming of Arthur (Part 2)"

Jeremy Webb

Julian Jones

4 December 2010 (2010-12-04)

7.67


Series 4 (2011)


Episode #

Series #

Title

Directed by

Written by

Original air date

UK viewers (million)[18]

40

1

"The Darkest Hour (Part 1)"

Alice Troughton

Julian Jones

1 October 2011 (2011-10-01)

6.40

41

2

"The Darkest Hour (Part 2)"

Alice Troughton

Julian Jones

8 October 2011 (2011-10-08)

6.80

42

3

"The Wicked Day"

Alice Troughton

Howard Overman

15 October 2011 (2011-10-15)

7.04

43

4

"Aithusa"

Alex Pillai

Julian Jones

22 October 2011 (2011-10-22)

6.96

44

5

"His Father's Son"

Alex Pillai

Jake Michie

29 October 2011 (2011-10-29)

7.40

45

6

"A Servant of Two Masters"

Alex Pillai

Lucy Watkins

5 November 2011 (2011-11-05)

6.94

46

7

"The Secret Sharer"

Justin Molotnikov

Julian Jones

12 November 2011 (2011-11-12)

6.72

47

8

"Lamia"

Justin Molotnikov

Jake Michie

19 November 2011 (2011-11-19)

7.00

48

9

"Lancelot du Lac"

Justin Molotnikov

Lucy Watkins

26 November 2011 (2011-11-26)

7.32

49

10

"A Herald of the New Age"

Jeremy Webb

Howard Overman

3 December 2011 (2011-12-03)

6.90

50

11

"The Hunter's Heart"

Jeremy Webb

Richard McBrien

10 December 2011 (2011-12-10)

7.12

51

12

"The Sword in the Stone (Part 1)"

Alice Troughton

Jake Michie

17 December 2011 (2011-12-17)

8.39

52

13

"The Sword in the Stone (Part 2)"

Alice Troughton

Julian Jones

24 December 2011 (2011-12-24)

8.18


Series 5 (2012)


Episode #

Series #

Title

Directed by

Written by

Original air date

UK viewers (million)[18]

53

1

"Arthur's Bane (Part 1)"

Justin Molotnikov

Julian Jones

6 October 2012 (2012-10-06)

 

54

2

"Arthur's Bane (Part 2)"

Justin Molotnikov

Julian Jones

13 October 2012 (2012-10-13)

 

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