Says Morgan, “I’m pretty good at keeping separate from all kind of things in terms of Twitter or Facebook or anything online. So in no way does it fuel or affect what ends up going on screen.
You very much look at the script and play it up and nothing else.” It was fate that brought Merlin and Arthur together, but they became friends on their own. But that’s hardly a practical description of a relationship. Says Colin Morgan: “They’re intrinsically linked in terms of destiny.
Few of us know what it’s like to be a television actor at all, let alone an actor at the center of a wildly popular slash pairing.We know that Colin Morgan tries to focus on the script and his own interpretation of the characters rather than dabble in fandom, but Katie Mc Grath lauds the imagination and enthusiasm of fans: Says Mc Grath, “I think that’s part of what makes Merlin such a successful show, though.Could there possibly be reconciliation in their future?Says Mc Grath: “I could absolutely see Gwen and Morgana reconciling at this point! (laugh)” Well, yes, if King Arthur and Queen Guinevere gave up the throne and vowed to follow Morgana’s every order, perhaps she would be satisfied. “No,” Mc Grath continues, “To be honest, I think by the time you get through series five, you realize that there is no coming back with their relationship.Here’s what we learned from the pair about their show and their characters: While the rest of Camelot may live in fear of the Lady Morgana, Katie Mc Grath wishes she could take more of her character with her off-screen.
From the very start of our conversation, it was clear that Mc Grath was nothing like the angry, vengeful sorceress she portrays on the show.As long as Gwen admits that Morgana should be Queen and her ruler. There is a big break, and once you’ve watched these episodes you realize that the friendship they had is gone and probably not going to come back.Morgana isn’t the same person she was in seasons one and two. Says Mc Grath, “Bradley and Colin have so much fun playing those characters and the two of them together have really good chemistry as mates.The two actors have a hilarious and genuine friendship that shines through onto their easy rapport as Merlin and Arthur.] We shouldn’t expect to see Colin Morgan frequenting any Merthur fanfiction archives in his spare time.In the era of social networking sites such as Tumblr and Twitter, fans are enjoying a previously unattainable level of direct interaction with their favorite actors and actresses.In the early seasons, Morgana and Gwen lived as king’s ward and lady’s maid, respectively, and cultivated a close friendship despite their difference in rank.