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Queen Iseult

One of Cornish King Peredur’s two wives, Iseult is a ‘shadow queen’; a beautiful sorceress with magical powers.

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Charlie Murphy

Iseult captivates Uhtred from the first moment they meet, and teases him with visions of his future. Mysterious, cool, and slightly aloof, Iseult is a world away from Mildrith, and Uhtred is powerless to resist her charms.

Charlie Murphy

Charlie Murphy was most recently seen on screen in leading roles in BBC dramas Happy Valley and The Village, both BBC One. Other recent appearances include BBC dramas Quirke and Ripper Street. She appeared in the recurring role of Siobhan in all four seasons of RTE’s multi award winning TV drama Love Hate written by Stuart Carolan and produced by Octagon Films and for which she won Best Actress at The Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTAs) 2013. She has just been awarded the 2015 IFTA for Best Actress, Drama, for her work on all five seasons of Love Hate. She was also nominated in this year’s IFTA’s for Best Supporting Actress, Drama for her role in two seasons of the BBC Drama The Village.