The Gates of Avalon

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Merlin, Series 1 Episode 7 of 13

Duration: 44 minutes

Arthur's chivalry lands him in trouble when he jumps to the rescue of a damsel in distress, Sophia, and her elderly father Aulfric.

Back in Camelot, Sophia uses more than just her feminine charms to take control of Arthur's heart. This strange behaviour doesn't go unnoticed by Merlin, but can he work out who the mysterious pair are, and what they want with Arthur?

Credits

Aulfric
Kenneth Cranham
Sophia
Holliday Grainger
Merlin
Colin Morgan
Arthur
Bradley James
Uther Pendragon
Anthony Head
Gaius
Richard Wilson
Voice of the Dragon
John Hurt
Gwen
Angel Coulby
Morgana
Katie McGrath
Sidhe Elder
Michael Jenn
Writer
Ben Vanstone
Producer
Johnny Capps
Producer
Julian Murphy

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Morgana

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