The full cast from Knightmare Series 2 (1988).

Series 2: Characters

By Keith McDonald

There were several returning characters in Series 2, and some that were new to the dungeon.


Treguard, the Dungeon Master

Treguard offered advice to the teams and sometimes interacted with characters in the dungeon.

Treguard the Dungeon Master, played by Hugo Myatt. As seen in Series 1 of Knightmare (1987).

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Wall Monsters

Olgarth and Granitas returned as clue room guardians. They were joined by Igneous, who occupied a new clue room.

Olgarth and Granitas were identical wall monsters seen in Series 1 of Knightmare (1987).

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Folly

The jester was a source of wit and good humour. He shaped the storyline of several quests.

Folly the Jester, as played by Alec Westwood in Series 1 of Knightmare (1987).

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Gretel

This maid was a regular presence in the upper levels and was rescued by one of the winning teams.

Gretel the Maid, played by Audrey Jenkinson in Series 2 of Knightmare (1988).

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The Troll

The troll occupied a ledge in Level 1 and became hungry when dungeoneers appeared.

The Troll, as played by Guy Standeven in Series 2 of Knightmare (1988).

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Lillith

An unpredictable sorceress in Level 1 who ended the quest of several hapless teams.

Lillith, a sorceress played by Mary Miller in Series 1 of Knightmare (1987).

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Mildread, the Witch

The devious crone enjoyed tricking dungeoneers, especially by impersonating someone.

Mildread, the Witch, played by Mary Miller in Series 2 of Knightmare (1988).

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Cedric

The foul-mouthed monk returned as a threatening presence at the start of Level 2.

Cedric the Mad Monk, as played by Lawrence Werber in Series 1 of Knightmare (1987).

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Merlin

The intrepid wizard returned in his Level 2 room. He could also be summoned in Level 3.

Merlin the Magician, played by John Woodnutt, as seen in Series 1 of Knightmare (1987).

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Mogdred

Credited in Series 1 but not seen until Series 2; Mogdred was the dark side of Merlin's magic and was found intimidating teams in the lower levels.

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

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Olaf

This hapless Viking sought loot and was easily persuaded to take anything a team offered.

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

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Gumboil

A knightly guard, often drunk and disorderly, who demands a password or bribes for passage.

Gumboil the Knight, played by Edmund Dehn in Series 1 of Knightmare (1988).

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Bumptious

A dwarf found in the mines who ran official proceedings with dungeoneers.

The dwarf Bumptious, played by Tom Karol in Series 2 of Knightmare (1988).

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Casper the Key

Casper was a large talking key that could help teams navigate the perils of Level 2.

Casper, the talking key, as seen in Series 1 of Knightmare (1987).

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The Gargoyle

The Level 3 creature who thought himself ugly but cheered up when complimented.

Knightmare Series 2 Team 4. A cheered gargoyle turns red and reveals an exit.

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Oracle of Confusion

The Oracle was a mystical presence that delivered knowledge but without order.

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

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To hear it speak, shut your eyes tightly, and raise the helmet slightly above your head.

Treguard


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Gumboil

Gumboil the 'Orrid. A guard. Played by Edmund Dehn.

Gumboil the 'Orrid was a clumsy and gullible guard with a weakness for alcohol.

Treguard, the Dungeon Master

Treguard the Dungeon Master, in Series 1 (1987). Played by Hugo Myatt.

Treguard the Dungeon Master was the host of Knightmare. He presided over the gameplay from an antechamber in Knightmare Castle.

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