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King Arthur - The Legend

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King Arthur – The Legend

a one hour documentary for S4C and distributed worldwide by Off The Fence BV of the Netherlands

with the participation of Visit Wales

A celebration of the power of a Great Myth, from its magical Celtic origins to global popularity today.

Across the centuries, the tales of King Arthur have gripped the popular imagination.

Arthur and Merlin, the King and his Wizard… Knights in shining armour… Sir Lancelot and Guinevere… The Round Table… The Holy Grail… Camelot…

Rich with dramatic reconstructions and lavish photography of ancient heritage sites and mystic Celtic landscapes, this thrilling programme, reveals how the stories of King Arthur have grown and developed across a thousand years and more.

The Legend is alive and well today, on screen and in print, intriguing a new generation who are in search of an inspiring hero-figure and a Camelot for their own age.