S05E06 The Dark Tower Slide

The Dark Tower

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First Aired: 10 November 2012
Viewers: 6.85 million
Written by: Julian Jones
Directed by: Ashley Way
Guest Stars: Rupert Young (Recurring), Eoin Macken (Recurring), Adetomiwa Edun (Recurring), Tom Hopper (Recurring) and Kelly Wenham
Filming locations: Puzzlewood, Speech House Lake, Caerphilly Castle, River Wye, Trefil Quarry, Fforest Fawr and Brecons Beacons


When Gwen is snatched from Camelot without warning, Merlin knows there can be only one person responsible: Morgana.
Arthur is determined to rescue his Queen – but it’s not going to be easy, for she is locked in the Dark Tower, a place that haunts the dreams of men. Arthur and his Knights must embark on a quest like no other, battling through a landscape riddled with hidden dangers, perilous obstacles and magical beings. As they near their goal, Merlin’s sense of dread reaches breaking point. What twisted game is Morgana playing? And more importantly, just what is the final test that awaits them in the tower?

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