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 »

Director:

David Garfath

Writers:

Anthony Minghella (created by), Nigel Williams (screenplay by)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Gambon ... The Storyteller
Brian Henson ... The Dog (voice)
Frances Barber ... Medusa
Jeremy Gilley Jeremy Gilley ... Perseus
Kate Buffery ... Danaë
John McEnery ... Polydektes
Arthur Dignam Arthur Dignam ... Acrisius
Barbara Barnes Barbara Barnes ... Graea
Justine Francesca Glenton ... Graea (as Justine Glenton)
Tacy Kneale Tacy Kneale ... Graea
Tony Vogel Tony Vogel ... Diktys
Dearbhla Molloy ... Oracle
Pat Roach ... Atlas
Deborah Vale Deborah Vale ... Gorgon
Tessa Vale ... Gorgon
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Storyline

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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medusa | gorgon | invisibility | See All (3) »


Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1991 (UK) See more »

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The Dog: Is that it? The cap of invicibility? Nice!
The Storyteller: It's dogskin.
The Dog: I don't believe you! That cap of dogskin? That's disgusting.
The Storyteller: Well, it is.
The Dog: Yuck!
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