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Merlin: Season 4 (2012)

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When the action begins in season four, a year has passed and Arthur (Bradley James) is acting king while Uther (Anthony Head) remains in a state of depression. Morgana (Katie McGrath) aims to settle a score by summoning Callieach (Gemma Jones) to rip apart the fabric between the worlds of the living and dead, unleashing creatures that kill anyone whom they touch. Merlin (Colin Morgan) suspects someone close to Arthur is a traitor, and when he uses his alter-ego to show that magic is not a force of evil his plan backfires. Arthur takes the next step toward marriage with Gwen (Angel Coulby) but doubts her sincerity when he sees her kissing a revived Lancelot (Santiago Cabrera).

Cast

Bradley James
as Prince Arthur
Tomiwa Edun
as Sir Elyan
John Hurt
as The Dragon
Rupert Young
as Sir Leon
Eoin Macken
as Sir Gwaine
Anthony Head
as King Uther
Tom Hopper
as Sir Percival
Lindsay Duncan
as Queen Annis
Santiago Cabrera
as Sir Lancelot
Ben Daniels
as Tristan
Emilia Fox
as Morgause
Philip Davis
as The Gleeman
Phil Davis
as The Gleeman
Gemma Jones
as The Cailleach
Janet Montgomery
as Princess Mithian
Michael Cronin
as Geoffrey of Monmouth
Zee Asha
as Audrey
James Greene
as Ferryman
Gary Lewis
as Alator
Melanie Hill
as Mary Howden
Wayne Foskett
as John Howden
Maureen Carr
as The Dochraid
Phil Holden
as Geldred
Kyle Lima
as Guard
Gareth Jewell
as Helios's Servant
William Rowlands
as Rescued Child
Charlie Petryszyn
as Rescued Child
Anya Davies
as Rescued Child
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Critic Reviews for Merlin: Season 4

All Critics (5)

There were a few cool bits in this episode. Gaius convincing Arthur to take Merlin more seriously is a moment I did not expect but after four years I it welcomed it enthusiastically.

October 17, 2018 | Full Review…

It does pleasantly expand on the universe of the series.

October 17, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

As long as you don't expect it to be pure drama, high brow fantasy or a necessarily accurate retelling of Arthurian legend, there's plenty to enjoy.

October 16, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a pity John Hurt's dragon has little to do, but the addition of more knights and murkier tales makes up for the loss.

October 17, 2018 | Full Review…

Morgana's to blame for the mayhem. I knew that girl was trouble; something about her flashing yellow eyes, her long black hoodie and the way she can send a knight in full armour flying just by waving an arm.

October 16, 2018 | Full Review…

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