Excalibur

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Merlin, Series 1 Episode 9 of 13

Duration: 44 minutes

Uther's past comes back to haunt him when a mysterious Black Knight rides into Camelot. The visitor quickly makes his presence felt, throwing down his gauntlet and challenging the Knights of Camelot to mortal combat.

As the formidable fighter picks off his opponents one by one, it becomes clear he cannot be beaten; is it just his superior skill, or is there something more sinister behind his invincibility? With Arthur set to face this deadly foe, will Uther overcome his pride and do the right thing, or is the truth too difficult to face?

Credits

Merlin
Colin Morgan
Nimueh
Michelle Ryan
Uther Pendragon
Anthony Head
Gaius
Richard Wilson
Voice of the Dragon
John Hurt
Arthur
Bradley James
Morgana
Katie McGrath
Gwen
Angel Coulby
Geoffrey of Monmouth
Michael Cronin
Sir Owain
Kyle Redmond-Jones
Writer
Julian Jones
Producer
Johnny Capps
Producer
Julian Murphy

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