The classic story of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table.
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In league with the Saxon invaders, Edmund of Cornwall plans to slay King Arthur, marry his daughter and usurp the throne of England but wizard Merlin and outlaw Robert Marshall stand in the way.

Director: Nathan Juran
Stars: Janette Scott, Ronald Lewis, Ronald Howard
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Saved by Merlin, a wise magician, and brought up by a retired knight. When he was 1 5 years old, he happens to prove that he is the person to be the king of all Britain, by drawing out the ... See full summary »

Stars: Orlando Vigiani, Carlos Campanile, Ivete Jayme
Arthur of the Britons (1972–1973)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

This series strips away the elaborate medieval view of Camelot, and presents Arthur as the chief of a small Celt tribe in Dark-Ages Britain, a century or two after the withdrawal of Rome. ... See full summary »

Stars: Oliver Tobias, Michael Gothard, Jack Watson
Arthur the King (TV Movie 1985)
Adventure | Fantasy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Candice Bergen, Edward Woodward
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

King Arthur's rule is threatened by the adulterous love between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a relationship the king's enemies hope to exploit.

Director: Richard Thorpe
Stars: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer
Animation | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

After his castle is taken over; Valiant, Prince of Thule, has a dream in which King Arthur calls him to Camelot. Valiant heeds the advice of the dream and sets out on a quest to find the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robby Benson, Michael Horton, Noelle North
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

This is the inspiring, epic journey of a noble warrior's quest to prove his worth, his might, and his destined fate to become the next ruler of Britain.

Directors: Sidney Hayers, Pat Jackson, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Oliver Tobias, Jack Watson, Michael Gothard
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

As a blacksmith John can't hope to win the hand of Linet, daughter of the Earl of Yeonil. Off he goes to prove himself a noble knight. He makes himself a suit of armor with a winged chicken... See full summary »

Director: Tay Garnett
Stars: Alan Ladd, Patricia Medina, André Morell
The Legends of King Arthur (TV Series 2001)
Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Studying the legends of King Arthur and applying them to what we know today as fact. Opening up the "dark ages" of Great Britain and making sense of the small snippets of what has been passed down as Arthurian legends.

Stars: Nikolai Tolstoy, Richard Demarco, Ronald Hutton
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Andrew Burt ...
 King Arthur (7 episodes, 1979)
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 Queen Guinevere (7 episodes, 1979)
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 Morgan le Fay (7 episodes, 1979)
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 Lancelot (7 episodes, 1979)
Geoffrey Bateman ...
 Gawain (6 episodes, 1979)
Peter Burroughs ...
 Branic (6 episodes, 1979)
Steve Hodson ...
 Mordred (6 episodes, 1979)
Godfrey James ...
 Bors (6 episodes, 1979)
Niall Padden ...
 Agravain (5 episodes, 1979)
Archie Tew ...
 Gareth (5 episodes, 1979)
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 Margaret (3 episodes, 1979)
Denis Carey ...
 King Pelles (2 episodes, 1979)
Jon Croft ...
 Lot (2 episodes, 1979)
Anthony Dutton ...
 Accolon (2 episodes, 1979)
Robert Eddison ...
 Merlin (2 episodes, 1979)
Tom Kelly ...
 Bedivere (2 episodes, 1979)
Kevin Stoney ...
 Hermit (2 episodes, 1979)
Amanda Wissler ...
 Eleanor (2 episodes, 1979)
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The classic story of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table.

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Doctor Sid Sutton- Who
9 March 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The production was released on a shortened BBC video in 1985. Three of the Sutton Hoo style helmets were sold at the BBC costume auction in North Acton in the early 1990's where they came into my possession.

The BBC video is Coded BBCV 9024 and coincidentally regarding the Sutton Hoo style(who?) the cover is designed by Dr Who (Hoo) title sequence designer Sid SUTTON (eighties late Baker-Davison style titles) funny old world eh?

Another Dr Who related feature is the appearance of Maureen O'Brien as Morgan Le fey. Maureen played the first Doctor's assistant Vicki after the departure of Carole Anne Ford. A petite actress Maureen spends much of her time playing opposite a


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