Arthur

Episodes

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01The Sword Of The King2004102220150907 (BBC7)

The first of six plays telling the story of Arthur, a powerful tribal leader, who for a time brings political stability to 5th century Britain but - because of a fatal human weakness - fails to deliver a golden age.

Morgan....Jane Lapotaire

Arthur....Ben Whishaw

Merlin....Ian McDiarmid

Young Morgan....Eve Best

Gaura....Pam Ferris

Ector....James Laurenson

Keir....Nicholas Boulton

Bryce....Christian Rodska

Kerwyn....Stephen Hogan

Soldiers....Damian Lynch, Robert Hastie and Jason Chan

Directed by Gordon House

A traveller makes stable boy Arran confront his true origins.

Stable boy Arran meets a traveller, who makes him confront his true origins and grasp the sword of destiny. Stars Ben Whishaw.

02The Black Dog2004102920150908 (BBC7)

Stable boy Arran has become Britain's King Arthur- but not without making powerful enemies.

One warlord has promised never to rest until he sees Arthur's head on a fortress wall.

Morgan....Jane Lapotaire

Arthur....Ben Whishaw

Merlin....Ian McDiarmid

Bedvere....Shaun Dooley

Lot....Clive Russell

Bryce....Christian Rodska

Keir....Nicholas Boulton

Rhyannon....Emily Wachter

Young Morgan....Eve Best

Aidan....Phillip Joseph

Young Gwenfar....Alice Ford

Directed by Gordon House

The new king appears to be as tyrannical as his father.

The new king appears to be as tyrannical as his father. Who or what can stop him? Stars Ben Whishaw and Ian McDiarmid.

03The Lake2004110520150909 (BBC7)

Arthur falls in love with the beautiful Rhyannon, wife to King Lot, and has to choose between her and his destiny as King.

Morgan....Jane Lapotaire

Arthur....Ben Whishaw

Merlin....Ian McDiarmid

Bedvere....Shaun Dooley

Gaura....Pam Ferris

Young Gwenfar....Alice Ford

Lot....Clive Russell

Rhyannon....Emily Wachter

Young Morgan....Eve Best

Leodegrance....Phillip Joseph

Bors/Servant....Robert Hastie

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

The king seeks Merlin, as Morgan is concerned about his baby.

The king seeks Merlin at the Sacred Grove, as Morgan is concerned about his unborn baby. Stars Ben Whishaw and Jane Lapotaire.

04The Moon Eats The Sun20041112

By Steve May

Seven years have passed.

Arthur is married to Gwenfar, and rules his kingdom from Camlot.

But when Keir leads a raid into King Pellyn's land, Arthur is forced to make a dangerous journey.

Morgan....Jane Lapotaire

Arthur....Philip Glenister

Merlin....Ian McDiarmid

Young Morgan....Eve Best

Bedvere....Shaun Dooley

Gwenfar....Eve Myles

Vespan....Stephen Hogan

Keir....Nicholas Boulton

Maura....Alex Tregear

Bors....Robert Hastie

Lanslot....Andrew Scarborough

Elaine....Kaye Wragg

King Pellyn....Gerard McDermott

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer.

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The Grail.

Two young men arrived in Camlot.

Merlin sees Gwenfar's closeness with Lanslot as being a root cause of the sickness in the land.

Arthur sends Galhot on a quest to bring the Holy Grail to Camlot.

Mordred....Stuart Mcloughlin

Galhot....Liam Garrigan

05The Grail20041119

By Steve May.

Two young men arrived in Camlot.

Merlin sees Gwenfar's closeness with Lanslot as being a root cause of the sickness in the land.

Arthur sends Galhot on a quest to bring the Holy Grail to Camlot.

Mordred....Stuart Mcloughlin

Galhot....Liam Garrigan

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

06 LASTThe Last Battle20041126

Lanslot and Gwenfar have been sentenced to death, and an army of Saxon's is about to attack Camlot.

Will Merlin be able to save his dream for Arthur's kingdom?

Morgan....Jane Lapotaire

Arthur....Philip Glenister

Merlin....Ian McDiarmid

Young Morgan....Eve Best

Lanslot....Andrew Scarborough

Gwenfar....Eve Myles

Bedvere....Shaun Dooley

Mordred....Stuart Mcloughlin

Vespan....Stephen Hogan

Keir....Nicholas Boulton

Galhot....Liam Garrigan

Bors....Robert Hastie

Soldier....Jason Chan

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer