As part of Merlin’s destiny, Colin Morgan also ages to play Emrys, a mysterious, ancient version of Merlin who appears in visions to Morgana.

“‘It took five hours to get the prosthetics on at the start, but it was fantastic to do something different and it challenged me physically and vocally,” says Morgan of playing Emrys. “It was unsettling to see myself as an 80-year-old, but I reckon ‘old Merlin’ is a bit of a ladies’ man, as some of the costume ladies took quite a fancy to him!”

As part of Merlin's destiny, Colin Morgan also ages to play Emrys, a mysterious, ancient version of Merlin who appears in visions to Morgana."‘It took five hours to get the prosthetics on at the start, but it was fantastic to do something different and it challenged me physically and vocally," says Morgan of playing Emrys. "It was unsettling to see myself as an 80-year-old, but I reckon 'old Merlin' is a bit of a ladies’ man, as some of the costume ladies took quite a fancy to him!"