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The Legend of King Arthur


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The last of eight parts dramatised by ANDREW DAVIES
After being rescued from sentence of death, Guinevere, with Lancelot, is living in France. Arthur and Guinevere become reconciled there but Lancelot has sworn never to return home. When Guinevere is sent back to Camelot, Mordred tries to usurp Arthur's kingdom.
Music composed by DUDLEY SIMPSON Producer KEN RIDDINGTON


Dramatised By: Andrew Davies
Composed By: Dudley Simpson
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Rodney Bennett
Queen Guinevere: Felicity Dean
Margaret: Eileen Nicholas
Mordred: Steve Hodson
Arcon: Hilary Minster
oedivere: Tom Kelly
Girflet: Peter Guinness
Morgan Ie Fay: Maureen O'Brien
Branic: Peter Burroughs
King Arthur: Andrew Burt
Gawain: Geoffrey Bateman
Lancelot: David Robb
Bors: Godfrey James
Bors' wife: Margot van Der Burgh

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