- 1 Season
Camelot is a T.V. show based pointedly on Arthur, and Merlin. It is about their relationship together, very much like teacher, and student. Camelot is a fantasy/drama, using a few historical facts that they will add in to go along with the legends of King Arthur, and his Knights of the round table. The story line of the show starts a few decades after Britain's freedom under Roman rule. After the death of King Uther, Britain goes into a chaos, it is now vulnerable, especially from the Saxons. Merlin has thus appointed the son, and heir who was raised as a commoner, to the throne. Arthur will start to show strength, and more leadership with the guidance of Merlin, which is more than any other Kings, and Lords who also rule lands in Britain. Camelot is a wonderful story of romance, and politics. It shows Arthur's struggle to make a better world for the people of Britain, with Merlin's guidance. In his struggles to learn to be a good leader, and King. Arthur's half sister has made other plans and ideas though, causing a bit of turmoil for Arthur. The show was created by Chris Chibnall and, Michael Hirst. Chibnall, is a British playwright, who has also done a vast amount of work with other television series. Hirst, an English screenwriter who is well known for a few English based movies, as well as a Emmy award winning T.V. show. The show was produced by Graham King, and Michael Hirst. The first show "Homecoming" aired Friday night, 25 February 2011. After Chris Chibnall took over as CEO of Starz, the show got the green light to air. Camelot, playing in the U.S., as well as England.