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The Death Song of Uther Pendragon

Merlin, Series 5 Episode 3 of 13

When a stranger gives Arthur the power to summon the dead, the king finds himself torn between head and heart. Unable to resist temptation, he seizes the chance to speak to the person he misses most - his father, Uther. But the spirit world is a dark and dangerous place... Little does Arthur realize that his decision comes at a terrible price. Against all odds, Merlin must put right Arthur's mistake before Camelot and everything they have built is destroyed forever.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Fri 26 Oct 2012 19:10


Role Contributor
ArthurBradley James
MerlinColin Morgan
UtherAnthony Head
GaiusRichard Wilson
GwenAngel Coulby
MordredAlexander Vlahos
Sir ElyanAdetomiwa Edun
Sir PercivalTom Hopper
Sir LeonRupert Young
Voice of the DragonJohn Hurt
Sir GwaineEoin Macken
ValdisJane Thorne
AlrickGordon Munro
WriterHoward Overman
Executive ProducerJohnny Capps
Executive ProducerJulian Murphy
DirectorJustin Molotnikov

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