Product Information of Merlin Seasons 1-5 DVD Box Set
Actors: Colin Morgan, Bradley James, Katie McGrath, Angel Coulby, Richard Wilson
Directors: Justin Molotnikov
Writers: Julian Murphy, Johnny Capps, Julian Jones, Jake Mitchie
Producers: Julian Murphy, Johnny Capps
Format: Multiple Formats, Box set, Color, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English (Stereo)
Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
Region: Region Free
Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
Number of discs: 25
Rated: NR (Not Rated)
Studio: BBC Home Entertainment
DVD Release Date:2013
Merlin is a reimagining of the legend in which the future King Arthur and Merlin are young contemporaries, however Arthur's father Uther Pendragon has banned magic in Camelot on pain of death. It showed the growth of King Arthur from a young, self-absorbed boy to the mighty king in the legends as well as Merlin's colossal role in creating the powerful Camelot. It was immensely popular and very well received by the public.In 2012, the show's producers announced that its fifth series would be its last, with a two-part finale finishing the show on 24 December 2012.
The show was greenlit by the BBC in 2006, after unsuccessful attempts. The series premiered in 2008 to mixed reviews which improved as the series went on and good ratings, and proved popular on the BBC's digital catch-up service, iPlayer. It was commissioned by the BBC for a second series, and was shown in the United States by one of the main broadcasters, NBC, though it later moved to the cable network Syfy. It finished with a total of 65 episodes.