“Let us not go to Camelot,” King Arthur famously said in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, “’tis a silly place.” If this is just as true of the Camelot of Merlin, this is almost entirely due to the resident knights of the round table — Adetomiwa Edun (Elyan), Tom Hopper (Percival), Eoin Macken (Gwaine), and Rupert Young (Leon). The four of them were kind enough to host a “round table” (hyuck, hyuck, hyuck) phone interview and answer a few questions.
What do you most enjoy about your roles?
TH: I get to do quite a lot of physical stuff, which is a lot of fun … I get to do a lot of fighting and look cool with a sword, which is always a lot of fun.
AE: I’m right behind Tom when he says it’s a lot of fun getting stuff in with the action. You’ve got a couple of good ones in this season.
EM: This is Eoin speaking, and I concur.
RY: This is Rupert speaking. What does “concur” mean?
Is there anything in the upcoming episodes that the fans should be looking for that you would like them to see?
TH: You should probably look to see how many hair flicks Eoin Macken does in an episode.
EM: I think you should try to spot the episode where Tom wears anything on his arms. That would be epic.
You mean besides young children.
EM: Wow, you said that, not me!