MERLIN


1998

Brief Synopsis

Miniseries set in medieval times, focusing on Merlin, the legendary teacher-court magician of King Arthur, from Sir Thomas Malory's novel "Morte d'Arthur." Merlin uses his powers to travel in time; battle Mab, the Queen of Darkness, and the evil, bewitching Morgan Le Fey; educate a future king; and

Film Details

Release Date
1998
Location
Scotland, United Kingdom; Wales, United Kingdom; Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Synopsis

Miniseries set in medieval times, focusing on Merlin, the legendary teacher-court magician of King Arthur, from Sir Thomas Malory's novel "Morte d'Arthur." Merlin uses his powers to travel in time; battle Mab, the Queen of Darkness, and the evil, bewitching Morgan Le Fey; educate a future king; and

Crew

Harry Audley

Casting

Avtar Bains

Visual Effects

Peter Barnes

Screenplay

Andrea Barron

Researcher

William Bartlett

Visual Effects

Bruce Bigg

Property Master

Brian Bishop

Scenic Artist

Mike Boone

Art Director

Loren Boothby

Advisor

Jean Bourne

Script Supervisor

Dennis Bovington

Construction Manager

Ruth Breslaw

Assistant Production Coordinator

Terry Bridle

Special Effects

Daryl Bristow

Wardrobe Supervisor

Chris Brock

Location Manager

Karen Brookes

Set Decorator

Murray Butler

Visual Effects

Paul Carr

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Peter Casey

Electrician

Nuala Conway

Hair

Nuala Conway

Makeup

Richard Conway

Special Effects Supervisor

Sam Conway

Special Effects

Matthew Cope

Effects Coordinator

Mark Coulier

Prosthetics

Nick Coward

Video

Gerry Crampton

Stunt Coordinator

Noel Davis

Casting

David Eltham

Special Effects

Bryon Fear

Assistant

Charlotte Finlay

Wardrobe

Catherine Frift

Other

Mike Frift

Camera Operator

Stephen Gilmour

Sound

Peter Glossop

Sound Mixer

Gerry Gore

Transportation Captain

John Greaves

Storyboard Artist

Colin Green

Editor

Tim Greenwood

Visual Effects

Darrell Guyon

Special Effects

Roger Hall

Production Designer

Robert Halmi

Executive Producer

Stephen Hamilton

Special Effects

Toby Hefferman

Assistant Director

Andy Hennigan

Other

Robin Higgs

Assistant Location Manager

Sarah Hinch

Script Supervisor

Helen Holdcroft

Animal Trainer

Andrew Holder

Art Department

Ann Hollowood

Costume Designer

John Ireland

Sound Effects Editor

Trevor Jones

Music

Ed Khmara

From Story

John King

Art Director

Sonja Klaus

Assistant Set Decorator

Eddie Knight

Gaffer

Sergei Kozlov

Director Of Photography

Louise Kramskoy

Assistant

Lynn Kressel

Casting

Stefan Lange

Camera

Alan Lee

Visual Effects

Kevin Lester

Associate Editor

Oded Levy

Casting

Tim Lewiston

Sound Editor

Dyson Lovell

Producer

Justine Luxton

Assistant

Terry Madden

Assistant Director

Thomas Malory

Characters As Source Material

Kylie Marr

Makeup Artist

Kylie Marr

Hair

Simon Marsden

Assistant Location Manager

Paula Mcbreen

Production Coordinator

Shaun Mills

Sound

Simon Mills

Other

Stewart Monteith

Best Boy

Tim Osborne

Titles

John Payne

Grip

Jonathan Pilcher

Production Assistant

Dermot Power

Art Department

Stuart Reid

Electrician

George Roper

Visual Effects

Pedro Sabrosa

Visual Effects

Jonathan Scott

Assistant Director

Victoria Seale

Music Coordinator

Aileen Seaton

Makeup

Aileen Seaton

Hairdresser

Martin Shepherd

Other

Amber Sibley

Prosthetics

David Stevens

Screenplay

Dominic Strevens

Assistant Editor

Vonn Stropp

Other

Richard Styles

Assistant Director

Gareth Tandy

Assistant Director

Chris Thompson

Line Producer

Rebecca Tucker

Assistant Director

John Turner

Electrician

Oliver Upton

Photography

Jane Walker

Makeup Artist

Jane Walker

Hair

Fiona Walkinshaw

Special Effects

Terry Walsh

Stunt Coordinator

Norma Webb

Makeup Artist

Norma Webb

Hair

Tim Webber

Visual Effects Supervisor

George White

Electrician

Helen Williams

Other

Tim Willis

Special Effects

Angus Wilson

Visual Effects

David Yardley

Associate Editor

Film Details

Release Date
1998
Location
Scotland, United Kingdom; Wales, United Kingdom; Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video August 18, 1998

Aired in United States April 26, 1998

Aired in United States April 27, 1998

Budget source: Variety 08/17/1998

Estimated budget: $28,000,000

Began shooting October 27, 1997.

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Henry Thomas was originally cast as King Arthur.