In the wake of King Uther's sudden death, chaos threatens to engulf Britain. When the sorcerer Merlin has visions of a dark future, he installs the young and impetuous Arthur, Uther's unknown son and heir, who has been raised from birth as a commoner. But Arthur's cold and ambitious half-sister Morgan will fight him to the bitter end, summoning unnatural forces to claim the crown in this epic battle for control.
Part of the cable series "HBO Theatre", this is a videotaped presentation of the 1980 Broadway revival of the musical. Starring Richard Harris at the top of his talent, this magical production was recorded at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre in 1982. It earned a Tony nomination for the Broadway run and two Cable Ace nods when it aired on HBO.
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