‘Merlin’ creators tease Gwen’s role in Series 5

The creators of BBC One’s Merlin have revealed that Gwen will take on “a very different role” in the upcoming fifth series.

Speaking to SciFiNow, co-creator Johnny Capps explained: “All the characters will have moved on a lot and we will see that Gwen is now the Queen of Camelot and has a very different role than she’s had in previous seasons. When we start Series 5 I think everone will be surprised where all the characters are.”

Co-creator Julian Murphy added: “I don’t think it will change the relationship between [Arthur and Merlin], because Gwen and Merlin have always been close, and there’s been a bond there. I hope it will make it a greater dynamic; three often shakes it up and makes it richer, and without it trying to, I think the writing will do that.”

The BBC have recently confirmed that Game of Thrones actor Liam Cunningham will appear in the fifth series, alongside returning guest stars Lindsay Duncan and Janet Montgomery as Queen Annis and Princess Mithian respectively.

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