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Merlin

  • 2012
  • Season 5
  • 13 episodes
  • Drama

Summary

Camelot is at the height of its golden age. With Queen Guinevere and the Knights of the Round Table at his side, Arthur has never felt stronger.

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Episode 12: The Diamond of the Day - Part One

Summary

Part one of the two-part finale of the magical adventure series. Morgana prepares to wage war on Camelot with Mordred at her side, while Merlin finds the burden of his destiny weighing heavily as the ancient prophecies play out with unnerving accuracy. It soon becomes clear that the young wizard must find a way to save himself before he can help his allies bring about the salvation of his beloved kingdom. Colin Morgan, Bradley James and Katie McGrath star.
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Review

Fantasy fans: prepare to shed tears, for “the destiny of a great kingdom” is about to be decided. And just as the closing chapters of Harry Potter signalled that playtime was over, so this fifth and final series of Merlin has darkened its approach. And now things get really serious.

High in the mountains, Morgana musters her war-hungry hordes. At her side is her new ally — no Christmas present for guessing who — but Camelot is not her only target. She also means to do away with Emrys the sorcerer, Merlin’s peevish but powerful counterpart. It should be a spellbinding climax on Christmas Eve.

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Cast

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MerlinColin Morgan
ArthurBradley James
BalinorJohn Lynch
MorganaKatie McGrath
MordredAlexander Vlahos
GaiusRichard Wilson
GwenAngel Coulby
EiraErin Richards
Sir GwaineEoin Macken
Sir LeonRupert Young
Voice of the DragonJohn Hurt
Sir PercivalTom Hopper
AriPeter Guinness

Crew

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DirectorJustin Molotnikov
Executive producerJohnny Capps
Executive producerJulian Murphy
WriterJake Michie

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