Merlin Series 5: Fantastic Behind-The-Scenes Pics

When we printed these fabulous behind-the-scenes pics from Merlin series 5 in issue 227 of SFX, they caused such a stir of approval in the Twittersphere that the Merlin production office has given us the okay to post them here for your delight and delectation.

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Merlin series 5 commences on BBC 1 on Saturday at 7.45pm.

Watch our interview with Katie McGrath and Angel Coulby
Watch our interview with the Knights of Merlin, Sir Gwaine and Sir Leon
Read our spoiler-free preview of Saturday’s episode of Merlin