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The Eye of the Phoenix

Merlin, Series 3 Episode 8 of 13

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?

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50 minutes

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Fri 5 Apr 2013 08:40


Role Contributor
ArthurBradley James
MerlinColin Morgan
Uther PendragonAnthony Head
GaiusRichard Wilson
MorgauseEmilia Fox
GrettirWarwick Davis
GwenAngel Coulby
MorganaKatie McGrath
GwaineEoin Macken
The Fisher KingDonald Sumpter
Voice of the DragonJohn Hurt
AlfhildIan Peck
WriterJulian Jones
ProducerJohnny Capps
ProducerJulian Murphy
DirectorAlice Troughton

Creating magic and illusion for a rollercoaster script


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