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?
Distributor FremantleMedia Enterprises, sold season one to fifty-two broadcasters in more than one hundred eighty countries, and the sales of season two resulted in buyers in more than one hundred sixty-five countries. See more
There's an episode where a knight of the round table can be spotted with a plastic water bottle. See more
[introduction to each episode
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.