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A podcast about King Arthur and his Knights in Popular Media

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  • Arthur  Merlin

    Arthur & Merlin

    19/02/2020 Duração: 33min

    Combining Arthurian myth with aspects of Celtic mythology, the 2015 film, Arthur & Merlin gives a unique take and punches well above its budget. Listen to our thoughts on the movie and our attempts at saying Irish and Welsh words. (Image Credit) Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media References: Arthur & Merlin - IMDb Arthur and Merlin - Wikipedia Tuatha Dé Danann - Wikipedia Annwn - Wikipedia Hafgan - Wikipedia The legendary trail of Dinas Emrys - National Parks The Dumnonni Chronciles

  • Interview: Gawain Comic

    Interview: Gawain Comic

    30/01/2020 Duração: 01h22min

    We finish Gawain Month with an interview with Sigune, the creator of the Gawain Comic. We talk to her about her love of Arthurian myth, her favourite stories and what led her to making a comic all about Gawain. Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media Links: Gawain An Arthurian Romance by Sigune Sigune's Ko-Fi Gawain Comic - Tumblr Arthur Dies at the End by Jeffery Wikstrom

  • Gawain and the Green Knight 1991

    Gawain and the Green Knight 1991

    15/01/2020 Duração: 30min

    For Gawain Month 2020 we go back to 1991 to look at (yet another version of) Gawain & the Green Knight. Will there be hunting? Decapitation? Heated sexual tension? And all on a TV budget? Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media Links: IMDb - Gawain & the Green Knight Amazon - Gawain & the Green Knight Medieval hair style:

  • Princess Gwenevere  the Jewel Riders

    Princess Gwenevere & the Jewel Riders

    28/10/2019 Duração: 26min

    We complete our entirely coincidental, unofficial Guinevere month on the spookiest day of the year! Unfortunately Princess Gwenevere & the Jewel Riders is about as far from spooky as you can get. Bright colours, a flying unicorn, Princess Gwenevere attempts to thwart the plans of the evil Lady Kale. Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media Links: Wikipedia - Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders Starla.Fandom - Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders Starla.Fandom - Merchandise The Jewel Riders Archive (YouTube) - Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders: Jewel Power Doll Commerical Avalon: Web of Magic

  • Guinevere (1994)

    Guinevere (1994)

    12/10/2019 Duração: 40min

    A look at the 1994 made-for-TV movie, Guinevere. A movie which certainly runs true to its title. Also we see Guinevere and Lancelot and the two do not have an affair! I was as shocked by this as you are! Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media Links: IMDb - Ronni Kern IMDb - Guinevere (1994) Wikipedia - Guinevere trilogy Wikipedia - Persia Woolley History Files - Brigantes Wikipedia - Cartimandua Wikipedia - Maelgwn Gwynedd   Special Links: Rex Quondam Rexque Futurus Discord Cross Over

  • Camelot (Starz) - Ep.1 Homecoming

    Camelot (Starz) - Ep.1 Homecoming

    05/09/2019 Duração: 44min

    With King Uther dead Merlin looks to present Uther's bastard, Arthur as the heir to kingdom. However an alliance between Arthur's half-sister Morgan and Uther's chief rival, King Lot seeks to place themselves on the throne. Heading back to the distant days of 2011 we review the first episode in Starz's short-lived Camelot series. Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media End Theme - Intermission Music by Monty Python Links: Wikipedia - Camelot (TV Series) IMDb - Camelot (TV Series 2011) The Guardian - Camelot: historical drama just got (even more) stupid Phase 4 Films (YouTube) - Camelot Season 1 - Official Trailer IFTN - 'Camelot' Season Two Not Going Ahead Community: Discord - Camelot (not actually related to this TV series) We Are Knight (Tumblr)

  • The Last Legion

    The Last Legion

    15/08/2019 Duração: 51min

    We look at a 00s film depicting a Roman origin for Arthurian myth. Thankfully we're not looking at King Arthur (2004) again, instead we're reviewing The Last Legion. Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media End Theme - Intermission Music by Monty Python Links: IMDb - The Last Legion (2007) Christianity Today - The Last Legion Wikipedia - The Last Legion (novel) Goodreads - The Last Legion by Valerio Massimo Manfredi Wikipedia - Odoacer Wikipedia - Romulus Augustulus Wikipedia - Legio IX Hispana Wikipedia - End of Roman Rule in Britain

  • Bugs Bunny in King Arthurs Court

    Bugs Bunny in King Arthur's Court

    22/07/2019 Duração: 29min

    We return to an old friend in yet another re-telling of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, this time featuring Bugs Bunny. Is this the best version ACYIKAC ever? Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media Links: IMDb - Bugs Bunny in King Arthur's Court WatchMojo.com (YouTube) - History of Looney Tunes Wikipedia - Ray Bradbury Wikipedia - List of works based on Arthurian legends - Films based on Connecticut Yankee

  • Camelot (1967 Musical)

    Camelot (1967 Musical)

    13/06/2019 Duração: 43min

    Arthurian Mythia will now review, Talk about the pros and cons a lot, Look at the film and give what is due, To the 60s musical; Camelot!   Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media End Theme; Camelot from Camelot Soundtrack Links: GQD (YouTube) - C'est Moi, Camelot (1967) IMDb - Camelot (1967) Wikipedia - Camelot (film) Wikipedia - Camelot (musical) Wikipedia - Roadshow Theatrical Release Internet Broadway Database - Camelot The Guardian - Camelot Reel History Britannica - Camelot Film The Digital Bits - Camelot 50th Anniversary

  • Entaku no kishi monogatari: Moero Arthur (King Arthur Anime)

    Entaku no kishi monogatari: Moero Arthur (King Arthur Anime)

    22/05/2019 Duração: 41min

      Today we look at the English subtitles for the Italian dub of a Japanese interpretation of the Anglo-French adaptation of Welsh myth; Entaku no kishi monogatari: Moero Arthur, the King Arthur anime. Will Arthur reunite the kingdoms of Wrogles or will the villainous Lavic succeed in killing the new king? Special Thanks: Fuck Yeah Arthuriana for your brilliant efforts in providing subtitles. Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media Links: IMDb - The Tales of the Knights of the Round Table: King Arthur Wikipedia - King Arthur (TV series) My Anime List - Entaku no kishi monogatari: Moero Arthur Ignacio Rodríguez Chávez (YouTube) - 1980 Entaku no Kishi Monogatari Moero Arthur Opening

  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    24/04/2019 Duração: 01h14min

    What happens when you mix Guy Ritchie, Arthurian Myth, Giant Elephants and six years of development? Arthur running a London brothel. And yet it's still better than the 2004 film. Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood review one of the movies of 2017; King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media Books: Compton's Famous Classics for Children King Arthur - Elizabeth Lodor Merchant Links: IMDb - King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Wikipedia - King Arthur: Legend of the Sword The Guardian - Epic Fail: why has King Arthur flopped so badly? The Prophecy of Merlin: The Two Dragons YouTube - Entertainment Tonight - Charlie Hunnam on his training

  • The Adventures of Sir Lancelot - The Ferocious Fathers

    The Adventures of Sir Lancelot - The Ferocious Fathers

    01/04/2019 Duração: 29min

    We return to ITV's 1956 series The Adventures of Sir Lancelot where an age old dispute between two families threatens the peace of the realm. King Arthur dispatches the newest Knight of the Roundtable to settle things. Breaking not one but two sieges by himself, Lancelot must use all his cunning and the talents of a boy called Brian to end the fighting. Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media The Adventures of Sir Lancelot - End Theme, downloaded from Television Tunes. Credits: Sir Hector de Maris - Kyotzu Sir Lancelot du Lac - A Dream to Some Links: IMDb - The Adventures of Sir Lancelot: The Ferocious Fathers Wikipedia - The Adventures of Sir Lancelot Andred - Name Doctor

  • Arthur of the Britons - Arthur is Dead

    Arthur of the Britons - Arthur is Dead

    12/03/2019 Duração: 36min

    In which Sir Blackwood and Dame Leslie go back to the time of post-Roman Britain where the warring British kingdoms face destruction at the hands of Cerdic of the Saxons. Only one man can unite the Britons to face this threat...and sadly it is not Brian Blessed. Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media Links: Wikipedia - Arthur of the Britons IMDb - Arthur of the Britons King Arthur Wikia - King Arthur: Young Warlord King Arthur Wikia - Arthur of the Britons (1972) Sophie Neville - The Secrets of Filming Arthur of the Britons pt1 Sophie Neville - The Secrets of Filming Arthur of the Britons pt2 Michael Gothard LiveJournal Lludd Llaw Eraint: Early British Kingdoms Bio Wikipedia - King Lud Wikipedia - Lludd Llaw Eraint

  • Quest for Camelot

    Quest for Camelot

    22/02/2019 Duração: 42min

    In which Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood go on a quest to see if a decent film can exist underneath the pile of bad comic relief. It is time for a Quest for Camelot.   Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media Links: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_King%27s_Damosel IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120800/ https://movies.fandom.com/wiki/Quest_for_Camelot Borromean rings: https://www.isoleborromee.it/eng/storia-borromeo-stemma.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borromean_rings Title image: http://www.cornel1801.com/animated/Quest-for-Camelot-1998/4-dont-see-any-dragons.html

  • Gawain Month - Gareth  Gawain: The Tale of Sir Gareth of Orkney

    Gawain Month - Gareth & Gawain: The Tale of Sir Gareth of Orkney

    22/01/2019 Duração: 29min

    Are Sir Gareth's adventures like Gawain's, is he trying to emulate his older brother or is this all coincidence? Today Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood try to think of an answer to this question that literally no one asked.   Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme By Invictus Media   Links: Arthur Dies at the End http://www.jeffwik.com/2010/09/04/in-which-kay-names-prettyboy/   Shmoop https://www.shmoop.com/morte-d-arthur/book-7-summary.html https://www.shmoop.com/morte-d-arthur/gawain-timeline.html   Geoffrey Chaucer Site http://sites.fas.harvard.edu/~chaucer/special/litsubs/romances/gareth.htm   Wikipedia Lynette & Lyonesse, Gareth, Gawain, Gaheris, Perceval, the Story of the Grail   Early British Kingdoms Gareth, Gwalchgn   Books https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/915222.The_World_of_King_Arthur_and_His_Court https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/883325.The_Illustrated_Encyclopaedia_of_Arthurian_Legends https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1617551.The_Arthurian_Encyclopedia https://www.goodreads.com/book/sh

  • Gawain Month - BBC Merlin: Gwaine

    Gawain Month - BBC Merlin: Gwaine

    05/01/2019 Duração: 31min

    In which we celebrate Gawain month by spending a lot of admiring a shirtless Gwaine... ... ... ...oh we also look into the character of Gwaine in his first appearance in BBC's Merlin.   Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme By Invictus Media   Links: IMDb Merlin S03E04 “Gwaine”: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1728790/ Eoin Macken: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2151126/?ref_=tt_cl_t7 Wikipedia Eoin Macken: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eoin_Macken BBC Character Profile: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/profiles/5Q4dfX42MmHJK1mHLD30WKy/sir-gwaine Episode Summary: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00v4jt3 Episode Preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avBjzHEIWNA

  • The Legend of Prince Valiant - The Dream

    The Legend of Prince Valiant - The Dream

    18/12/2018 Duração: 32min

    In which Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood witness the conquest of a kingdom and join Prince Valiant on his journey from Thule to a dinosaur infested swamp that may or may not be somewhere in Britain.   Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media Where the Truth Lies by The Exchange featuring Marc Jordan The Legend of Prince Valiant soundtrack album on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/the-legend-of-prince-valiant-original-soundtrack/1389657988   Links: Prince Valiant Wikipedia pages: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Legend_of_Prince_Valiant https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Valiant IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101171/ Cynan name meaning: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cynan http://babynames.allparenting.com/list/Welsh_Baby_Names/Cynan/details/ Thule: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thule Prince Valiant comic strip: http://comicskingdom.com/prince-valiant/  

  • The Sword in the Stone

    The Sword in the Stone

    27/11/2018 Duração: 47min

    As confusion reigns Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood watch an owl and a time traveler attempt to educate some kid called Wart, as they review The Sword in the Stone. Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme By Invictus Media  End Theme By Monty Python Links: T.H.White Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._H._White The Sword in the Stone Wikipedia: http://disney.wikia.com/wiki/The_Sword_in_the_Stone https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sword_in_the_Stone_(novel) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sword_in_the_Stone_(1963_film) IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057546/ The Times: https://www.britannica.com/topic/The-Times Sherman Brothers Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherman_Brothers The Sword in the Stone live action remake: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4872762/ https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/sword-stone-remake-disney-hires-director-1075997

  • Adventures of Sir Galahad - The Stolen Sword

    Adventures of Sir Galahad - The Stolen Sword

    06/11/2018 Duração: 27min

    In which valiant Sir Blackwood and cunning Dame Leslie watch Galahad's first foray into knighthood and the political intrigues of Camelot. Where we also learn that traveling through Merlin's private forest is a seriously bad idea. Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme By Invictus Media   Links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Reeves https://filesofjerryblake.com/2014/12/09/adventures-of-sir-galahad/ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0041096/fullcredits?ref_=tt_cl_sm#cast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wg2nMVdUrds&t=1s https://picclick.com/GEORGE-REEVES-NELSON-LEIGH-in-The-Adventures-192038004454.html - for cover image Special Thanks to http://http//fuckyeaharthuriana.tumblr.com

  • Bonus Episode: Our thoughts on Monty Python  the Holy Grail with Bloopers

    Bonus Episode: Our thoughts on Monty Python & the Holy Grail with Bloopers

    16/10/2018 Duração: 32min

    In which Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood give their actual opinions on the masterwork of comedy that is Monty Python & the Holy Grail. Then following that bloopers from the recording of the Very Serious Review.   Music: Arthurian Mythia Theme By Invictus Media   Links: https://www.courier-journal.com/story/entertainment/movies/2017/11/07/john-cleese-holy-grail-louisville/508198001/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1RSIwexj9g  

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