Young Merlin (Colin Morgan) is a teenager, discovering and then learning to master his magical gift. Magister Gaius (Richard Wilson), King Uther Pendragon's (Anthony Head's) learned court physician to whom he's assigned as humble page, teaches him medicine, coaches his magical self-study, and warns him of Uther's strong aversion to magic. Merlin becomes squire to the noble but imprudent crown Prince, Arthur (Bradley James), whose fate is linked with Merlin.
You Can't Escape Destiny.
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Did You Know?
Various Game of Thrones
(2011) actors and actresses have taken part in this show. This includes Joe Dempsie
(Gendry) as William, John Bradley
(Samwell Tarley) as Tyr Seward, Donald Sumpter
(Maester Luwin) as The Fisher King, Liam Cunningham
(Davos Seaworth) as Ruadan, Joseph Mawle
(Benjen Stark) as Alvarr, Mackenzie Crook
(Orell) as Cedric, Charles Dance
(Tywin Lannister) as Aredian, James Cosmo
(Jeor Mormont) as Hengist, Julian Glover
(Pycell) as Lochru, Ralph Ineson
(Dagmer Cleftjaw) as Jarl, Alexander Siddig
(Doran Martell) as Kanen, Clive Russell
(Blackfish) as Bayard, Alexandra Dowling
(Roslin Frey) as Kara, and Tom Hopper
(Dickon Tarly) as Sir Percival. See more
The actors in the show all wear shoes with arched soles, despite arched soles only being invented in 1864 for the U.S. Army, over a millenia later. See more
In a land of myth, and a time of magic, the destiny of a great kingdom rests on the shoulders of a young man. His name... Merlin.