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Arthurian Mythia

A podcast about King Arthur and his Knights in Popular Media
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Jun 29, 2021

The 2006 adaptation of the tale of Isolde the Irish princess falling in love with Tristan a British noble amongst all the warfare and politics of a post-Roman Britain. When Isolde is married to Tristan's adoptive father, King Marke can they resist their love for the sake of peace?

Of course not.

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
Arthurian Mythia Techno Remix by Scop

Links:

Tristan & Isolde - IMDb

Tristan & Isolde (film) - Wikipedia

A Summary and Analysis of the Tristan and Isolde Myth - Interesting Literature

Our Links:

Our novella, Ap Ector No.1: Cries in the Storm is out on Amazon Kindle.

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us), Email: arthurian.mythia@gmail.com

May 27, 2021

In our final episode of Merlin May, Merlin is poisoned by Nimueh, can Arthur overcome CGI monsters and his father to get the antidote back in time?

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
Arthurian Mythia Techno Remix by Scop

Links:

"Merlin" The Poisoned Chalice - IMDb

The Poisoned Chalice - Merlin Wiki

Mercia - Britannica

Cockatrice - Wikipedia

Our Links:

Our novella, Ap Ector No.1: Cries in the Storm is out on Amazon Kindle.

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us), Email: arthurian.mythia@gmail.com

May 21, 2021

In the second episode of Merlin May we look at the third episode of the first season, where a deadly plague is running through Camelot and Guinevere is accused of witchcraft! Gaius and Merlin must find what's causing the illness before Guin is executed.

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
Arthurian Mythia Techno Remix by Scop

Links:

The Mark of Nimueh - Merlin Wiki

"Merlin" The Mark of Nimueh (TV Episode 2008) - IMDb

Afanc - Wikipedia

Llyn Barfog - King Arthur's Knights

Carreg Carn March Arthur - Land of Legends

Our Links:

Our novella, Ap Ector No.1: Cries in the Storm is out on Amazon Kindle.

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us), Email: arthurian.mythia@gmail.com

May 13, 2021

We return to the BBC series, Merlin for the first of three instalments this month! In this episode a knight who may not be so valiant is trying to win a tournament using magical shield snakes.

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
Arthurian Mythia Techno Remix by Scop

Links:

IMDb - "Merlin" Valiant (TV Episode 2008)

Merlin Wiki - Valiant (episode)

Outer Hebrides - Wikipedia

Our Links:

Our novella, Ap Ector No.1: Cries in the Storm is out on Amazon Kindle.

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us), Email: arthurian.mythia@gmail.com

Apr 29, 2021

In which Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood embark into this very dated animated movie, where Morgan le Fey and Mordred plot to overthrow King Arthur. Not quite an animated classic but some interesting ideas nonetheless.

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
Arthurian Mythia Techno Remix by Scop

Links:

IMDb - Camelot the Legend

Our Links:

Our novella, Ap Ector No.1: Cries in the Storm is out on Amazon Kindle.

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us), Email: arthurian.mythia@gmail.com

Mar 31, 2021

Can Merlin foil the plans of Queen Mab and try to get a half-decent king in charge of Britain? Today we managed to battle past 90s TV CGI dragons to take a look at the 1998 mini-series; Merlin.

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
Arthurian Mythia Techno Remix by Scop

Links:

Merlin (TV Mini-Series 1998) - IMDb

Merlin (miniseries) - Wikipedia

Our Links:

Our novella, Ap Ector No.1: Cries in the Storm is out on Amazon Kindle.

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us), Email: arthurian.mythia@gmail.com

Jan 29, 2021

The course of true love never does run smooth and for Aislyn in particular her course takes her over a waterfall. In the guise of the loathly lady, Ragnelle she saves the life King Arthur from Queen Morgause, and seeks out to embarrass her ex; Sir Gawain. So join us as we look at Knights of the Round Table Gawain by Gwen Rowley.

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
Arthurian Mythia Techno Remix by Scop

Links:

Gawain (Knights of the Round Table) - Goodreads

Gwen Rowley - Goodreads

Gawain (Knights of the Round Table) - Amazon (US) (UK) (CA)

Geraint (Knights of the Round Table) - Goodreads

Lancelot (Knights of the Round Table) - Goodreads

Oisc of Kent - Wikipedia

Our Links:

Our novella, Ap Ector No.1: Cries in the Storm is out on Amazon Kindle.

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us), Email: arthurian.mythia@gmail.com

Dec 22, 2020

Join us in a land that may possibly be Britain (we're not entirely sure) where the Fey are being hunted by the Red Paladins who seek to exterminate them. Their last hope rests on the Wolf Blood Witch, Nimue who has been thrust into the spotlight as she wields the sword of power.

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
Arthurian Mythia Techno Remix by Scop

Links:

Cursed - IMDb

Cursed Official Trailer - Netflix YouTube

Cursed (2020 TV series) - Wikipedia

Our Links:

Our novella, Ap Ector No.1: Cries in the Storm is out on Amazon Kindle.

Tumblr, Twitter, Email: arthurian.mythia@gmail.com Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us)

Nov 14, 2020

Come with us as we journey back through the mists of time to the land of 2019! Where a school boy called Alex pulled a sword from the stone and sets into motion a battle against Morgan le Fey! Get ready your bone, gristle and beetle blood for The Kid Who Would Be King!

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
Arthurian Mythia Techno Remix by Scop

Links:

The Kid Who Would Be King - IMDb

The Kid Who Would Be King - Wikipedia

The Kid Who Would Be King Trailer - Fox Family Entertainment - YouTube

Tintagel, Cornwall

The Hurlers, Cornwall - Wikipedia

Stanton Drew, Somerset - Wikipedia

Gringolet Tumblr

Our Links:

Ap Ector - Good Reads

Ap Ector - Amazon Kindle

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us)

Oct 3, 2020

In our 50th episode we take a journey to Fuyuki City to have a look at Fate/Zero and the Arthurian elements of the story. We have Saber who is the spirit of Artoria Pendragon battling Alexander the Great, Gilgamesh and others in the Fourth Holy Grail War. Who wins the war and how much Arthurian stuff is in it?

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
End Theme Monty Python Intermission Song - Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail

Links:

Fate/Zero - Wikipedia

Fate/Zero - My Anime List

Fate/Zero - IMDb

Gringolet - Wikipedia

Our Links:

Ap Ector - Good Reads

Ap Ector - Amazon Kindle

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us)

Oct 1, 2020

We journey back to Thule and this time its for the 1997 live action adaptation of Prince Valiant! Can Valiant stop the evil Morgan and Thagnar the viking from stealing Excalibur and taking over Britain? Probably yes, because he's the titular hero.

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
End Theme Monty Python Intermission Song - Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail

Links:

Prince Valiant (1997) - IMDb

Prince Valiant (1997 film) - Wikipedia

Prince Valiant - Video Detective

Our Links:

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us)

Sep 5, 2020

In which Sir Blackwood and Dame Leslie are joined by author, Kieran Higgins, to talk about his second Arthurian book; The Forbidden Sister, the companion novel to The Forgotten Sister.

We also find out more about his new book, The Jealous Brother.

Which did he prefer writing more? How difficult was it aligning the timelines? What is his favourite colour? These are just some of the question we may have possibly asked!

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
End Theme Monty Python Intermission Song - Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail

Links:

The Forbidden Sister - Good Reads

The Jealous Brother - Good Reads

The Forbidden Sister - Amazon UK, USA

The Jealous Brother - Amazon UK, USA

Kieran Higgins - YouTube, Instagram, Mailing List

Our Links:

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, YouTube, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us)

Aug 24, 2020

We make another foray into Kaamelott and pick up with King Arthur attempting to run his kingdom, have lunch with his in-laws, have a pleasant night with his mistress and meet the Lady of the Lake.  Also Merlin proves to be as competent as our ability to speak French.

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
End Theme Monty Python Intermission Song - Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail

Links:

Kaamelott - YouTube

Kaamelott - IMDb

Kaamelott - Wikipedia

Elias - Behind the Name

Celliwig - Wikipedia

Caradog Freichfras, King of Gwent & the Vannetais - Early British Kingdoms

Kaamelott - Premier volet (2020) - IMDb

Our Links:

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us)

Jul 24, 2020

In which Dame Leslie and Sir Blackwood find themselves in the 90s to take a look at this made for TV film of Time Travel.   Will this be an Excellent Adventure or a Bogus Journey?

Music:

Arthurian Mythia Theme by Invictus Media
End Theme Monty Python Intermission Song - Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail

Links:

Amazon - Lancelot: Guardian of Time

IMDb - Lancelot: Guardian of Time

IMDb - Patricia Monville

IMDb - Claudia Christian

Wikipedia - Marc Singer

Our Links:

Tumblr, Twitter, Redbubble Store, Twitch, Discord (Where we hang out it doesn't belong to us)

May 13, 2020

We journey back to the land of Wrogles where Arthur rides to meet with Leodegrance but along the way he is ambushed by Lavic's men. Can Arthur escape and who is the brave, brilliant mysterious knight who rides to his rescue-- it's Lancelot. Of course it's Lancelot.

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

Feb 19, 2020

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

Jan 30, 2020

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

Jan 15, 2020

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:

Oct 28, 2019

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

Oct 12, 2019

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

Sep 5, 2019

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)

Aug 15, 2019

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

Jul 22, 2019

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

Jun 13, 2019

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

May 22, 2019

 

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

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