"In a land of myth, and a time of magic, the destiny of a great kingdom rests on the shoulders of a young boy. His name... Merlin."
"Merlin" updates the story of the infamous sorcerer of Arthurian legend for a new audience in the mythical city of Camelot, in a time before history began. In this fantastical realm, Merlin is a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers who arrives in the kingdom and quickly makes enemies, including the heir to Uther's crown, the headstrong Prince Arthur. But guided by Uther's wise physician, Gaius, Merlin is soon using his talents not just to survive but also to unlock Camelot's mystical secrets.
In the U.K., "Merlin" airs on the BBC. It premiered on September 20, 2008. In the U.S., the first season aired on broadcast network NBC. The second and third seasons aired on the cable network Syfy. It premiered in the U.S. on June 12, 2009.
On DVD / Video
|The Complete 1st Series||April 20, 2010|
|The Complete 2nd Series||January 18, 2011|
|The Complete 3rd Season||January 17, 2012|
- Colin Morgan as Merlin
- Angel Coulby as Guinevere
- Bradley James as Arthur
- Katie McGrath as Morgana
- Anthony Stewart Head as King Uther Pendragon
- Richard Wilson as Gaius
- John Hurt as The Great Dragon (Voice)
- Michelle Ryan as Nimueh
- Santiago Cabrera as Lancelot
- Rupert Young as Sir Leon
- Emilia Fox as Morgause