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The Storyteller: Greek Myths

Perseus & the Gorgon (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Owing to the Oracle's prophesy, Perseus is born in darkness and captivity. Together with his mother Danaë, the young son of Zeus manages to escape death at sea. After coming of age, the young hero vows to bring back back Medusa the Gorgon ...See moreOwing to the Oracle's prophesy, Perseus is born in darkness and captivity. Together with his mother Danaë, the young son of Zeus manages to escape death at sea. After coming of age, the young hero vows to bring back back Medusa the Gorgon to stop the evil king Polydektes from marrying his mother. He is given special weapons and armor by the gods to complete his task but still cannot escape the prophesy that he will one day kill his grandfather. Written by The TV Archaeologist See less
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Writers
Anthony Minghella (created by) | Nigel Williams (screenplay by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 6, 1991

Release date
Apr 6, 1991 (Netherlands)
Awards
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1 win

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Michael Gambon
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Brian Henson
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Jeremy Gilley
Perseus Perseus   See fewer
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Kate Buffery
Danaë Danaë   See fewer
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John McEnery
Polydektes Polydektes   See fewer
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Arthur Dignam
Acrisius Acrisius   See fewer
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Justine Francesca Glenton
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Tony Vogel
Diktys Diktys   See fewer
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Pat Roach
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Deborah Vale
Gorgon Gorgon   See fewer
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Tessa Vale
Gorgon Gorgon   See fewer
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Oscar Webb
Young Perseus Young Perseus   See fewer
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Hannah Cresswell
Young Danaë Young Danaë   See fewer
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7.9 / 10 | 56 votes