The Eye of the Phoenix

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Merlin, Series 3 Episode 8 of 13

Duration: 50 minutes

Fantasy drama.

Arthur embarks on a solitary quest to retrieve the Golden Trident from the Fisher King and prove himself worthy of the Camelot throne. With the Prince beyond the protection of the citadel, Morgana sees an opportunity to use her dark magic and gives him a precious bracelet containing a Phoenix Eye. She insists he wears it at all times for protection, but it saps him of his life force and he is left defenceless in the Fisher King's perilous realm. With the help of Gwaine, can Merlin reach him in time and fulfil his own quest to protect the future king of Camelot?

Credits

Arthur
Bradley James
Merlin
Colin Morgan
Uther Pendragon
Anthony Head
Gaius
Richard Wilson
Morgause
Emilia Fox
Grettir
Warwick Davis
Gwen
Angel Coulby
Morgana
Katie McGrath
Gwaine
Eoin Macken
Voice of the Dragon
John Hurt
Writer
Julian Jones
Producer
Johnny Capps
Producer
Julian Murphy
Director
Alice Troughton

Broadcasts

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Morgana

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