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Anthony Head goes royal on Merlin

Jenna Busch is a host and writer of all things geek for SCI FI Wire, JoBlo, Huffington Post, AOL, Popeater, Newsarama, UGO, IGN, Moviefone and Geek Week. A New York transplant living in Los Angeles, Jenna has been on many sides of the en...

Anthony gives us a giggle

Anthony Head (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) plays the ruthless King Uther in the hit BBC show Merlin. In real life, it's quite a different story!

I was lucky enough to moderate the Merlin panel at this year's San Diego Comic-Con and I got an exclusive chat with Head backstage. Just try and get through this video interview without cracking up!

Anthony gives us a giggle

He played Giles, the librarian-watcher in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and is now the dark king on BBC's Merlin.

In our interview, Anthony Head begins as "Anthea, Spirit of the Throne." He had me rolling on the floor laughing with his voices.

We also got some great info on his character, Uther's relationship with Morgana and the unfortunate way he broke co-star Bradley James' concentration during a scene.

Check out our video interview below.

Anthony Head Q&A

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