Merlin Series 5: Sir Gwaine and Sir Leon Interviewed

Eoin Macken (Sir Gwaine) and Rupert Young (Sir Leon) talk exclusively to SFX about Merlin series five armour, make-up, the lack of women in their characters’ lives and a whole load more…

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Merlin series five starts on BBC1 on Saturday 6 October at 7.45. Look out for a whole load more Merlin goodness on the site this week.

And just because we love it – and in case you haven’t seen it – here’s a special video we made for last year’s series featuring Katie McGrath (Morgana)…

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And finally some nice images of the Knights for you to admire. Click on them for larger versions:

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I'm the News Editor at Total Film magazine, running the opening pages of every issue where you can read exclusive interviews and see first-look images from the biggest films. I was previously the Community Editor at sci-fi, fantasy and horror movie bible SFX. You'll find my name on news, reviews, and interviews covering every type of movie, from the latest French arthouse release to the biggest Hollywood blockbuster. My work has also featured in Official PlayStation Magazine and Edge. Outside of my day job, I'm a FromSoft fanatic (proudest achievement: beating Malenia solo) and a TV connoisseur (translation: I'll watch anything).