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The Poisoned Chalice

Episode 4 of 13

Fantasy adventure series based on the legend of King Arthur. The evil sorceress Nimueh returns to Camelot and poisons Merlin. Can Arthur save him?

The evil sorceress Nimueh (Michelle Ryan) is back to wreak havoc on Camelot. This time Merlin is her target, and she tricks the young warlock into drinking from a poisoned chalice, causing him to fall dangerously ill.

Arthur must venture to the caves deep beneath the forest of Balor to obtain the antidote, but he does not realise he is walking into a trap. Determined to thwart his quest, Nimueh does everything she can to stop him.

Can Arthur overcome these magical hurdles and make it back in time to save his friend?

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Credits

Role Contributor
Voice of the Dragon John Hurt
Gaius Richard Wilson
Uther Pendragon Anthony Head
Nimueh Michelle Ryan
Merlin Colin Morgan
Arthur Bradley James
Gwen Angel Coulby
Morgana Katie McGrath
Bayard Clive Russell
Dungeon Guard Jamie Kenna
Producer Sue de Beauvoir
Writer Ben Vanstone
Actor Richard Wilson

Broadcasts

  • Sat 11 Oct 2008 19:05
  • Sun 12 Oct 2008 15:25
  • Sun 12 Oct 2008 16:25
  • Mon 24 Aug 2009 19:00
  • Thu 14 Apr 2011 16:30
  • Sun 24 Apr 2011 12:30
  • Wed 27 Apr 2011 16:30
  • Sun 5 Jun 2011 12:00
  • Sat 6 Aug 2011 13:00
  • Sun 26 Feb 2012 12:00
  • Sun 14 Oct 2012 16:30
  • Sat 26 Jan 2013 19:00

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