Rent Camelot: Series 1 (2011)

3.2 of 5 from 71 ratings
8h 15min
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Synopsis:
Britain is steeped in war and deception when a young and reckless Arthur (Jamie Campbell Bower), unknown son and heir to the murdered king, is installed to the throne. His enemies, including Arthur's ruthless half-sister Morgan (Eva Green), are quick to declare war and the young king has to defend his kingdom with only one supporter on his side: the mysterious sorcerer Merlin (Joseph Fiennes).
Actors:
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Directors:
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Writers:
Chris Chibnall, Michael Hirst
Studio:
Entertainment In Video
Genres:
British TV, TV Dramas, TV Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
01/08/2011
Run Time:
495 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Character pieces
  • The knights
  • The women of Camelot
  • Starz studios
  • Candid Camelot
  • Fire at castle pendragon
  • The lady in the lake
  • The sword in the stone
Disc 1:
This disc includes episodes 1-3
Disc 2:
This disc includes episodes 4-6
Disc 3:
This disc includes episodes 7-10

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Camelot: Series 1 review by Alyse Garner - Cinema Paradiso

Following on the heels of on trend shows like Merlin and Game of Thrones Channel Four’s Camelot is a sword and sorcery fantasy drama about the rise of King Arthur.

The stories are familiar to most of us and each of the legends makes an appearance in the series, from the sword in the stone to Merlin himself. Yet for some unaccountable reason Camelot manages to turn stories full of the ingredients of a fantasy epic into an amateurship, overdramatic and overwhelmingly dull piece of television.

The earliest episodes are the weakest and around the half way mark the show begins to find its feet, but all that is completely washed out by the infantile performances and weak script. The makers of Camelot have somehow managed to take an ancient and timeless story and ruin it by filling it with ill cast and youthful actors and a script so full of modern idioms that it would not seem out of place in student soap Hollyoaks.

Yet throughout the show strives to be adult, filling its minutes with sex, bloodshed and gore, all of which seem a completely juvenile attempt to give the show an edge.

On the surface Camelot was full of promise; it had all it required to be a remarkable fantasy drama but it has turned out to be nothing more than a poor mans Game of Thrones, which has begun filming it’s second series, unlike Camelot which will not be granted the same pleasure.

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