Merthin is the Earl of Shiring's son and Ralph's brother. He is an academic, but not a fighter. Pawned off to the thug Elfric the builder as an apprentice who treats him brutally. Merthin has inherited a talent for carpentry. He holds a life-long love for Caris.
Played by: Tom Weston-Jones
Trained at Bristol Old Vic, Tom Weston-Jones just completed filming the last season of the critically-acclaimed series Spooks (MI5) in which he played a regular role.
Tom has appeared in several theatre productions including Hampstead Theatre’s Enlightenment, directed by Ed Hall, Translations for The Tobacco Factory, directed by Roger Haines, the Alma Theatre production of Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, directed by Hannah Drake, The Country Wife, for the Old Vic Main Stage, directed by Jenny Stephens and The Good Companions, directed by Sue Wilson for the Bristol Old Vic Studio.