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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?


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


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