The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

Season 1

In all of Arthurian legend, the most famous of the Knights of the Round Table is undoubtedly Sir Lancelot. This series, painstakingly researched by the History and Literature Departments of Oxford University, re-creates some of the notable exploits of the famous knight, as well as the deeds of the other members of King Arthur's court.

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1. The Knight With the Red Plume

Sir Lancelot is challenged by the other knights before he can become a member of King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table. He has to prove his worth and is put through a series of rigorous tests. Guest stars: Andrew Crawford as Sir Gawaine, Peter Bennett as Leonides, Brian Worth as Sir Kay, Paul Hansard as Sir Lionel, Edwin Richfield as Sir Christopher.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: September 15, 1956
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2. The Ferocious Fathers

Sir Lancelot goes to the rescue of Urgan the Strong, whose castle is besieged by Sir Melius the Mighty and his two sons. Sir Lancelot drives off the invaders, and Urgan offers his daughter, Igrane, in marriage to the knight as a reward for his bravery. Guest star: Ballard Berkeley as Sir Urgan the Strong.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: September 22, 1956
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3. The Queen's Knight

Queen Guinevere is kidnapped by King Arthur's cousin, Sir Mordred. He and his father, King Pell, demand King Arthur's kingdom in exchange for the queen's life.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: September 29, 1956
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4. The Outcast

When Sir Lancelot requests that his squire be trained to become a knight of the Round Table, he meets with considerable opposition. Guest star: Patrick McGoohan as Sir Glavin.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: October 5, 1956
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5. Winged Victory

King Arthur entrusts Sir Lancelot with a secret battle plan for Prince Boudwin. The prince is besieged in his castle by King Mark and is badly in need of help. When Sir Lancelot and Squire Brian arrive, they are captured and King Mark attempts to persuade them to reveal the secret information. Guest stars: Nigel Green as King Mark, Douglas Argent as Prince Boudwin.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: October 12, 1956
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6. Sir Bliant

Sir Bliant's three sons decide to break the truce King Arthur arranged between their father and Sir Rolf. They carry Sir Rolf's three daughters away as hostages and the distraught father comes to King Arthur for aid.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: October 19, 1956
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7. The Pirates

King Arthur and his men set off to capture a band of pirates they believe are hiding out in a coastal town. Actually, the pirates are just waiting for them to leave so they can raid the castle.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: October 26, 1956
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8. The Magic Sword

A cowardly knight wants to rescue a lady who is imprisoned by her brother. He comes to King Arthur, for advice on how to become courageous. Merlin instills confidence in the young knight by lending him Sir Lancelot's weapon and telling him it is a magic sword. Guest star: Dan Cunningham as Sir Bernard.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: November 3, 1956
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9. Lancelot's Banishment

Sir Lancelot is banished from Camelot because King Arthur thinks he made a false claim against King Marhaus. Outside of Camelot, Lancelot encounters Marhaus and discovers an evil plot.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: November 10, 1956
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10. Roman Wall

Sir Lancelot and his squire Brian go to the aid of King Boltan, who swears that ghosts have abducted his daughter.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: November 17, 1956
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11. Caledon

While Sir Lancelot is on a mission for King Arthur, he is robbed and his horse is killed by a group of wild warriors.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: November 24, 1956
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12. Theft of Excalibur

On St. Stephen's Day, King Arthur and his knights traditionally change places for one day with the court squires. During the day, one of the "squires-for-a-day" steals the Sword of Excalibur.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: December 1, 1956
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13. The Black Castle

A young knight's prospective father-in-law has been kidnapped and is being held prisoner. Sir Lancelot agrees to help the knight rescue the man.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: December 8, 1956
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14. Shepherd's War

A band of renegade knights is preying on the shepherds in the area. Sir Lancelot decides to champion the shepherds' cause, and masquerades as a shepherd to teach them how to fight the knights off. Guest star: Jennifer Jayne.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: December 15, 1956
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15. The Magic Book

Sir Lancelot volunteers to defend an abbey and its occupants from invading Danes.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: December 22, 1956
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16. The Ruby of Radnor

As punishment for rebelling at working with Merlin's pigeons, Squire Brian is sent on an errand delivering a crate of pigeons to a neighboring castle. En route, he becomes involved with a gang of thieves who stole the precious Ruby of Radnor. Guest stars: Colin Tapley as Everard, Edward Judd as Garth, Eric Corrie as Robert, Reginald Hearne as Hugo, Harold Goodwin as a peasant.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: December 29, 2016
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17. The Lesser Breed

King Arthur learns that a nearby village is being terrorized by a horrible monster. Sir Lancelot is sent to investigate. He discovers that the monster is really a Viking boat, and that it's the Vikings who are doing the terrorizing. Guest stars: Ann Stephens as Sella, Gerard Heinz as Eck, Wilfred Brambell as a fisherman.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: January 5, 1957
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18. Witches Brew

A woman claiming mystical powers has convinced King Bors of Sagitaw that she is working evil against him. Sir Lancelot enlists Merlin's aid against her powers. Guest star: Maxine Audley as Eunice.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: January 11, 1957
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19. Sir Crustabread

King Arthur gives Sir Lancelot a new name and sends him off to champion a lady who is being forced into marrying an unscrupulous man. Guest stars: Virginia Vernon as Lynette, Hector Ross as Baron Brayor.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: January 18, 1957
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20. Maid of Somerset

A young girl asks Sir Lancelot's aid. An evil monarch, King Meliot, is selling the young men of the village of Cheddar into slavery. Guest stars: Patricia Kneale as Ellen, Edward Judd as James, Eddie Malin as Paul, Reginald Hearne as the Chamberlain.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: January 25, 1957
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21. Knight Errant

After their father dies, two sisters inherit his tiny impoverished kingdom. Their guardian is eager to set up a rich marriage for the older girl, but she is not willing.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: February 1, 1957
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22. Double Identity

Sir Richard of Taunton is attacked and beaten by three men and left for dead. His uncle plans to substitute his son, Richard's double, and gain control of the family estate. Lancelot is suspicious and starts investigating. Guest star: Howard Pays as Sir Richard / Sir Alfred.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: February 8, 1957
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23. The Lady Lilith

The Lady Lilith has been running the castle of Goodhue since it was left to her by the late Sir William when she was 14-years-old. Sir Liones petitions for a ruling at the court of the king because the law says that no property can be inherited by a woman. Facing a difficult choice, the King Arthur suggests the best solution would be for Sir Liones to marry the Lady.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: February 15, 1957
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24. The Bridge

While preparing for knighthood, Squire Brian uncovers a plot by King Marhaus of neighboring Mercia. The king wants it to appear that the villagers of Poltifax have violated a treaty over the use of their bridge so that he will have an excuse to invade their town. Zena Walker as Angela, Derek Aylward as King Marhaus, Jack May as Caradoc, Eric Corrie as the Priest, Edward Judd as Sir Grint.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: February 22, 1957
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25. The Ugly Duckling

While on a visit to castle Lamorack, Sir Lancelot and Merlin try to help their host when he receives a note threatening his daughter's life. Merlin learns that the note is false, written by the girl herself in a bid for attention. Later, the girl disappears and another note arrives; this time it's genuine. Guest stars: Carol Marsh as Sybil, Jeanette Hutchinson as Amora, Hector Ross as Sir Egbert.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: March 8, 1957
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26. Knights Choice

After the death of a knight of the Round Table, a young man enters a tournament that will decide who will fill the vacancy. But the other knights object to the young contestant because of his shabby appearance. Sir Lancelot intercedes for him. Guest stars: Alison Leggatt as Morgana Le Fay, Robert Hardy as Rupert, Derek Waring as Balin, Reginald Hearne as Sir Julian, Edward Judd as a sentry.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: March 15, 1957
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27. The Missing Princess

When a king breaks a treaty between his country and a tribe of women, his sister is taken hostage. Sir Lancelot sets forth to rescue the princess. Guest stars: Mary Steele as Anne, Linda Gray as Marta, John Horsley as Athelred, Reginald Hearne as Evanston, Mary Manson as Helga.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: March 22, 1957
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28. The Mortaise Fair

While visiting Mortaise Castle, Queen Guinevere is presented with a priceless jewel from the Rajah of Kaipur. Shortly afterward there is a fire, and during the excitement the jewel is stolen. Guest stars: Martin Benson as Hassin, Chin Yu as Vuleika, William Franklyn as Baron Mortaise, Eric Corrie as Osbert, Edward Judd as Ronk.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: March 29, 1957
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29. The Thieves

King Arthur and Sir Lancelot disguise themselves as thieves in order to test the validity of a statement by Lancelot. The knight believes that the thieves of the kingdom are criminals only because they are starving.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: April 5, 1957
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30. The Prince of Limerick

A prince in love with King Anguish's daughter Kathleen is banished from the court because he possesses nothing but the ability to write rhymes. Sir Lancelot, hearing of the young couple's plight, travels to Anguish's court to help them.Guest stars: Lynne Furlong as Princess Kathleen, Jerome Willis as Prince, Tony Quinn as King Anguish.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 25 minutes Release date: April 12, 1957
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