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When I Was 10 - Merlin's Uther Pendragon, Anthony Head

Anthony Head, who plays Uther Pendragon in Merlin

Did King Uther have a pet when he was a kid?

Actor Anthony Head plays King Uther in the hit TV series Merlin. But what was he like as a boy?

We spoke to him as he helped launch a new Merlin-inspired attraction at Warwick Castle.

He tells us about his most embarrassing childhood moment (it involves a Viking outfit).

And he reveals how he got his nickname, Ping...