The BBC has released details on Merlin’s upcoming twelfth and thirteenth episodes. Fans were promised the show, which isn’t returning for a sixth season, will bow out in “a spectacular finale that draws on the best-known elements of this much-loved story,” and judging by the details below, it looks like fans will not be disappointed – unless they were hoping for a sixth season, like us.
EPISODE 12 – “The Diamond of the Day, Part One” December 22nd 2012
High in the mountains, a great horde gathers; Morgana prepares for war with a vengeful Mordred at her side.
Merlin feels the weight of his destiny like never before as the ancient prophecies play out with terrifying accuracy. But before he can save his beloved Camelot, he must save himself. For it is not just the kingdom Morgana wishes to destroy – it is also Emrys.
Do not miss this penultimate episode in the epic final series of Merlin.
Colin Morgan is Merlin, Bradley James is Arthur, Angel Coulby is Gwen, Katie McGrath is Morgana, Richard Wilson is Gaius, John Hurt is the voice of the Great Dragon, Alexander Vlahos is Mordred and Tom Hopper, Rupert Young, and Eoin Macken are The Knights of the Round Table.
EPISODE 13 – “The Diamond of the Day, Part Two” DECEMBER 24th 2012
And so it seems the Prophets did not lie. As the great battle rages on Camlann’s mighty plain, Merlin faces his moment of destiny.
Can he find the strength to save the man he made a King; the Camelot they fought to build; and the brotherhood they shared?
Don’t miss the very last episode of Merlin as the legend draws to a spectacular and emotional end.
Colin Morgan is Merlin, Bradley James is Arthur, Angel Coulby is Gwen, Katie McGrath is Morgana, Richard Wilson is Gaius, John Hurt is the voice of the Great Dragon. Tom Hopper, Rupert Young and Eoin Macken are The Knights of the Round Table.