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Series 5

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BBC Series 5 is the fifth and final series of the highly popular drama/cult series, Merlin. It was officially commissioned by the BBC, due to popularity and anticipation. This was confirmed 24 July 2011 by Julian Murphy and Johnny Capps. Filming began on 12 March 2012 in Cardiff, Wales and Pierrefonds, France. 13 episodes have been ordered. The show will air on BBC One for the UK viewers, Network Ten for the Australian viewers, and on SyFy for US viewers.[1]

The fifth series premiere aired on the 6th of October, 2012, with an opening two-parter, called Arthur's Bane. It is being shown in the UK at the same time as Doctor Who's seventh series. It aired on the 14th of October on Network Ten and it's expected to air in January 2013 for US viewers on SyFy.[2][3] [4][5]

  • Note: for US Viewers, Syfy will air all five of the unforgettable final episodes of Merlin on successive Fridays in May. Beginning May 3, new episodes will air Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT, starting with With All My Heart.
Episodes

Confirmed Cast

Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

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Bloopers

Official Merlin Series 5 Blooper Reel - SDCC 201201:31

Official Merlin Series 5 Blooper Reel - SDCC 2012

Episodes

No. Title Director Writer Original Air Date UK Viewers (Millions)
1 Arthur's Bane: Part One Justin Molotnikov Julian Jones 6 October 2012 7.12 [39]
2 Arthur's Bane: Part Two Justin Molotnikov Julian Jones 13 October 2012 6.99[39]
3 The Death Song of Uther Pendragon Justin Molotnikov Howard Overman 20 October 2012 6.86[39]
4 Another's Sorrow Ashley Way Jake Michie 27 October 2012 6.86[39]
5 The Disir Ashley Way Richard McBrien 3 November 2012 6.88[39]
6 The Dark Tower Ashley Way Julian Jones 10 November 2012 6.85[40]
7 A Lesson in Vengeance Alice Troughton Jake Michie 17 November 2012 6.86
8 The Hollow Queen Alice Troughton Julian Jones 24 November 2012 6.86
9 With All My Heart

Alice Troughton

Richard McBrien 1 December 2012  6.76
10 The Kindness of Strangers Declan O'Dwyer

Richard McBrien

8 December 2012  7.00
11 The Drawing of the Dark Declan O'Dwyer [41] Julian Jones 15 December 2012  7.34
12 The Diamond of the Day: Part One Justin Molotnikov

[42]

Jake Michie 22 December 2012  8.45
13 The Diamond of the Day: Part Two Justin Molotnikov

[42]

Julian Jones 24 December 2012  7.80

See also

References

  1. http://scifitalk.com/2011/07/27/merlin-at-sdcc-gets-season-five-on-syfy/
  2. http://www.atvtoday.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2994:-doctor-who-moving-to-the-autumn&catid=2:cult-sci-fi&Itemid=5
  3. http://www.airlockalpha.com/node/8795/doctor-who-moves-from-spring-to-fall.html
  4. https://twitter.com/Syfy/status/244546378381008896
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  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00wk9q9
  28. User blog:LokiIsAwesome/Exciting dialogue with Morgana and new character Eira! SPOILERS!
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  42. 42.0 42.1 http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showpost.php?p=60574464&postcount=1125

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