The Nightmare Begins

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Merlin, Series 2 Episode 3 of 13

Duration: 44 minutes

When Morgana's nightmares spill into waking hours, she becomes terrified that she has magical powers. Gaius is determined to keep her in the dark for her own good but Merlin won't stand by and watch his friend suffer. He knows exactly what she's going through and he knows she needs the truth. Is Merlin about to reveal his secret at last?

Wilfully disobeying Gaius, Merlin risks everything to help Morgana, not knowing what the far-reaching consequences might be. Lives are put in danger, loyalties are tested, and Morgana is reunited with the strange young druid boy Mordred, who the dragon predicted would one day kill Arthur.

Credits

Aglain
Colin Salmon
Merlin
Colin Morgan
Uther Pendragon
Anthony Head
Gaius
Richard Wilson
Voice of the Dragon
John Hurt
Arthur
Bradley James
Morgana
Katie McGrath
Gwen
Angel Coulby
Mordred
Asa Butterfield
Forridel
Beth Cordingly
Sir Leon
Rupert Young
Writer
Ben Vanstone
Executive Producer
Johnny Capps
Executive Producer
Julian Murphy
Director
Jeremy Webb

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