Series 5 saw the arrival of Lord Fear as Leader of the Opposition. The Powers that Be found a new ally in Smirkenorff the Dragon.
Treguard, the Dungeon Master
Now in his fifth series, the Dungeon Master is a font of knowledge about the dungeon and the greater game.
Pickle, the Elf
The elvish sidekick updates the Book of Quests and provides useful knowledge of the dungeon forests.
The new Leader of the Opposition is a sorcerer who commands his minions and directs his attack from Mount Fear.
Skarkill the Goblin Master
A sleazy captain who marshals the goblins in search of dungeoneers but can be bribed with riches or other finery.
Hordriss the Confuser
Having advanced from warlock to wizard, Hordriss remains a powerful presence in the dungeon.
Motley, the Jester
Motley continues to entertain at the Crazed Heifer but gets into the odd scrape and needs helping.
Gwendoline the Greenwarden
The Greenwarden was dedicated to protecting the Greenwood and its creatures.
A slick and slippery merchant with few morals. Teams had to be very careful when dealing with him.
Elita, the Cavern Elf
This rude and difficult cavern elf doesn’t suffer fools. Teams had to be savvy to gain her cooperation.
When not laughing at his own jokes, this jolly but astute Tavern Monk was usually a source of help.
The foul Sylvester Hands is a streetwise beggar who is always sensing opportunities for robbery.
Aesandre, the Ice Queen
The glamorous sorceress is an ally to the Opposition and rules the Kingdom of Winteria in Level 3.
Sir Hugh de Wittless
An unlikely comic hero who is cursed to travel on his horse, Neddy, and rescue anyone he encounters.
The dominating gatekeeper is unequivocally neutral. He guards the gate and ensures safe passage.
Pixel, the Pixie
Pixel was a tiny pixie with a razor-sharp needle that defended dungeoneers from Opposition forces.
Oakley, the Tree Troll
The returning tree troll is another guardian of the Greenwood and an ally of Gwendoline.
Smirkenorff the Dragon
Knightmare's legendary dragon entered the dungeon in Series 5, flying dungeoneers from and within Level 1.
- Treguard was played by Hugo Myatt
- Pickle was played by David Learner
- Elita and Pixel were played by Stephanie Hesp
- Motley and Sylvester Hands were played by Paul Valentine
- Brother Mace and the Gatemaster were played by Michael Cule
- Gwendoline and Aesandre were played by Juliet Henry-Massy
- Lord Fear and Sir Hugh de Wittless were played by Mark Knight
- Skarkill and Julius Scaramonger were played by Rayner Bourton
- Hordriss and Oakley were played by Clifford Norgate
- Production co-ordinator: Sue Child
- Lighting: Chris Brown
- Illustrations: David Rowe
- Puppetry: TALISMEN
- Computer graphics: The Travelling Matte Company
- Produced by Tim Child
- Directed by Jimmy McKinney