Owing to the Oracle's prophesy, Perseus is born in darkness and captivity. Together with his mother Danaë, the young son of Zeus manages to escape death at sea. After coming of age, the ... See full summary »

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Jeremy Gilley ...
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Danaë
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Polydektes
Arthur Dignam ...
Barbara Barnes ...
Graea
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Graea (as Justine Glenton)
Tacy Kneale ...
Graea
Tony Vogel ...
Diktys
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Deborah Vale ...
Gorgon
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Gorgon
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Owing to the Oracle's prophesy, Perseus is born in darkness and captivity. Together with his mother Danaë, the young son of Zeus manages to escape death at sea. After coming of age, the young hero vows to bring back back Medusa the Gorgon to stop the evil king Polydektes from marrying his mother. He is given special weapons and armor by the gods to complete his task but still cannot escape the prophesy that he will one day kill his grandfather. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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8 December 1991 (UK)  »

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The Dog: Who were these other Gorgons? You never mentioned three Gorgons.
The Storyteller: If I told the whole story your head would burst. There is no one story, there are branches, rooms, like this place. Rooms, corridors, dead ends.
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