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The Dark Tower

Merlin, Series 5 Episode 6 of 13

When Gwen is snatched from Camelot without warning, Merlin knows there can be only one person responsible: Morgana. Arthur is determined to rescue his queen, but it will not be easy; she is locked in the Dark Tower, a place that haunts the dreams of men...

Arthur and his knights must embark on a quest like no other, battling through a landscape riddled with hidden dangers, perilous obstacles and magical beings. As they near their goal, Merlin's sense of dread reaches breaking point. What twisted game is Morgana playing? And more importantly, just what is the final test that awaits them in the tower?

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Fri 16 Nov 2012 19:00


Role Contributor
MerlinColin Morgan
ArthurBradley James
GwenAngel Coulby
MorganaKatie McGrath
Sir ElyanAdetomiwa Edun
GaiusRichard Wilson
Sir LeonRupert Young
Sir PercivalTom Hopper
GwaineEoin Macken
Queen MabKelly Wenham
Voice of the DragonJohn Hurt
WriterJulian Jones
Executive ProducerJohnny Capps
Executive ProducerJulian Murphy
DirectorAshley Way

Creating magic and illusion for a rollercoaster script


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