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.


Colin Salmon
Colin Morgan
Uther Pendragon
Anthony Head
Richard Wilson
Voice of the Dragon
John Hurt
Bradley James
Katie McGrath
Angel Coulby
Asa Butterfield
Beth Cordingly
Sir Leon
Rupert Young
Ben Vanstone
Executive Producer
Johnny Capps
Executive Producer
Julian Murphy
Jeremy Webb


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