Series 3, McGrew, played by David Verrey.

Series 3: Characters

By Keith McDonald

Series 3 introduced a suite of new characters, some of which (Motley, Hordriss) became long-lasting fixtures.


Treguard, the Dungeon Master

Treguard seems more relaxed in Series 3. He continues to support teams but has less interaction with in-game characters.

Series 3 (1989). Treguard the Dungeon Master introduces an episode.

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Wall Monsters

Two new-look wall monsters occupied the Level 1 clue rooms, Golgarach and Brangwen.

Golgarach, a wall monster voiced by David Verrey in Series 3 of Knightmare (1989).

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Motley, the Jester

Motley replaced Folly as the dungeon jester. He regularly offered help, often in return for jokes.

Motley the Jester, as played by Paul Valentine in Series 3 of Knightmare (1989).

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Mellisandre, the Maid

The new maid was a friendly source of help. Often found with Motley - and around trapdoors.

Mellisandre the Maid, played by Zoe Loftin in Series 3 of Knightmare (1989) - with Motley (Paul Valentine).

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Velda, the Wood Elf

The strong-willed Velda was often summoned to rescue teams who got into trouble.

Velda, the Wood Elf, played by Natasha Pope in Series 3 of Knightmare (1989).

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Merlin

The incumbent wizard was more scatter-brained than ever, but his standards were uncompromising.

Merlin the Magician, played by John Woodnutt, as seen in Series 3 of Knightmare (1989).

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Mogdred

Mogdred appeared in the lower levels to intimidate the players. He is the darker side of Merlin's nature and his magic.

Mogdred, the alter-ego of Merlin, as played by John Woodnutt in Series 2 of Knightmare (1988).

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Morghanna

The brooding sorceress was a ruthless presence on Level 3, ending quests on every appearance.

Morghanna, the Sorceress, played by Natasha Pope in Series 3 of Knightmare (1989).

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Hordriss the Confuser

Hordriss enters the dungeon as a warlock. He initially posed a threat but becomes more benign throughout the series.

Hordriss the Confuser, played by Clifford Norgate, as seen in Series 3 of Knightmare (1989).

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Olaf, the Viking

Returning character. A Viking buffoon who occasionally robbed teams of a clue object.

Olaf the Viking, played by Tom Karol in Series 2 of Knightmare (1988).

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McGrew, the Barbarian

This rogue was a threat but could be won round to help. Handy with a sword, though no match for Mogdred.

McGrew, a barbarian played by David Verrey in Series 3 of Knightmare (1989).

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The Grimwolds

Mrs Grimwold often guarded the Level 1 wellway with her dog, Festus. Her husband, the Ogre, often chased dungeoneers.

Mrs Grimwold, a crone played by Tom Karol in Series 3 of Knightmare (1989).

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Oracle of Confusion

This talking spirit in the Level 2 clue room provided a variety of useless and useful information.

The Oracle of Confusion, as seen in Series 3 of Knightmare (1989).

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The Behemoth

This non-speaking character hurried teams along and served as a wellway guard.

An inline image of the behemoth, as seen in Series 3 of Knightmare (1989).

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Goblins

These orc-like creatures patrolled the dungeon, from Level 1 dwarf tunnels to the Cavernwight chambers in Level 3.

Goblins, as shown on Series 3 of Knightmare (1989).

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