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Camelot is the legendary headquarters of Myth/ArthurPendragon, King of Britain, with the name variously being used to refer to either a city or town or more specifically Arthur's castle -- in any case, where the royal court was based. The real location of Camelot is widely debated. It is first mentioned in a ChivalricRomance by Creator/ChretienDeTroyes when Arthur is said to relocate from Caerleon to Camelot, but does not bear great significance; Camelot became cemented as the hub of the kingdom a few centuries later in British texts and about a century after that in French texts and completely, thanks to ''Literature/LeMorteDArthur''. Camelot is said to sit on the same river as Astolat, be surrounded by moors, forests, mountains, and contain St. Stephen's Cathedral. After Arthur's death, the castle at Camelot is said to be destroyed by Mark of Cornwall.

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Camelot is the legendary headquarters of Myth/ArthurPendragon, King of Britain, Myth/KingArthur with the name variously being used to refer to either a city or town or more specifically Arthur's castle -- in any case, where the royal court was based. The real location of Camelot is widely debated. It is first mentioned in a ChivalricRomance by Creator/ChretienDeTroyes when Arthur is said to relocate from Caerleon to Camelot, but does not bear great significance; Camelot became cemented as the hub of the kingdom a few centuries later in British texts and about a century after that in French texts and completely, thanks to ''Literature/LeMorteDArthur''. Camelot is said to sit on the same river as Astolat, be surrounded by moors, forests, mountains, and contain St. Stephen's Cathedral. After Arthur's death, the castle at Camelot is said to be destroyed by Mark of Cornwall.


Camelot is the [[Myth/KingArthur legendary headquarters]] of Characters/ArthurPendragon, King of Britain, with the name variously being used to refer to either a city or town or more specifically Arthur's castle - in any case, where the royal court was based. The real location of Camelot is widely debated. It is first mentioned in a ChivalricRomance by Creator/ChretienDeTroyes when Arthur is said to relocate from Caerleon to Camelot, but does not bear great significance; Camelot became cemented as the hub of the kingdom a few centuries later in British texts and about a century after that in French texts and completely, thanks to ''Literature/LeMorteDArthur''. Camelot is said to sit on the same river as Astolat, be surrounded by moors, forests, mountains, and contain St. Stephen's Cathedral. After Arthur's death, the castle at Camelot is said to be destroyed by Mark of Cornwall.

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Camelot is the [[Myth/KingArthur legendary headquarters]] headquarters of Characters/ArthurPendragon, Myth/ArthurPendragon, King of Britain, with the name variously being used to refer to either a city or town or more specifically Arthur's castle - -- in any case, where the royal court was based. The real location of Camelot is widely debated. It is first mentioned in a ChivalricRomance by Creator/ChretienDeTroyes when Arthur is said to relocate from Caerleon to Camelot, but does not bear great significance; Camelot became cemented as the hub of the kingdom a few centuries later in British texts and about a century after that in French texts and completely, thanks to ''Literature/LeMorteDArthur''. Camelot is said to sit on the same river as Astolat, be surrounded by moors, forests, mountains, and contain St. Stephen's Cathedral. After Arthur's death, the castle at Camelot is said to be destroyed by Mark of Cornwall.



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* The Creator/GoldenFilms animation ''WesternAnimation/{{Camelot}}''


Camelot is the [[Myth/KingArthur legendary kingdom]] of Characters/ArthurPendragon, with the name being used to refer to his castle and court. The real location of Camelot is widely debated. It is first mentioned in a ChivalricRomance by Creator/ChretienDeTroyes when Arthur is said to relocate from Caerleon to Camelot, but does not bear great significance; Camelot became cemented as the hub of the kingdom a few centuries later in British texts and about a century after that in French texts and completely, thanks to ''Literature/LeMorteDArthur''. Camelot is said to sit on the same river as Astolat, be surrounded by moors, forests, mountains, and contain St. Stephen's Cathedral. After Arthur's death, the castle at Camelot is said to be destroyed by Mark of Cornwall.

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Camelot is the [[Myth/KingArthur legendary kingdom]] headquarters]] of Characters/ArthurPendragon, King of Britain, with the name variously being used to refer to his either a city or town or more specifically Arthur's castle and court.- in any case, where the royal court was based. The real location of Camelot is widely debated. It is first mentioned in a ChivalricRomance by Creator/ChretienDeTroyes when Arthur is said to relocate from Caerleon to Camelot, but does not bear great significance; Camelot became cemented as the hub of the kingdom a few centuries later in British texts and about a century after that in French texts and completely, thanks to ''Literature/LeMorteDArthur''. Camelot is said to sit on the same river as Astolat, be surrounded by moors, forests, mountains, and contain St. Stephen's Cathedral. After Arthur's death, the castle at Camelot is said to be destroyed by Mark of Cornwall.


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Camelot is the [[Myth/KingArthur legendary kingdom]] of Characters/ArthurPendragon, with the name being used to refer to his castle and court. The real location of Camelot is widely debated. It is first mentioned in a ChivalricRomance by Creator/ChretienDeTroyes when Arthur is said to relocate from Caerleon to Camelot, but does not bear great significance and is just another of Arthur's courts; Camelot became cemented as the hub of the kingdom a few centuries later in British texts and about a century after that in French texts and completely, thanks to ''Literature/LeMorteDArthur''. Camelot is said to sit on the same river as Astolat, be surrounded by moors, forests, mountains, and contain St. Stephen's Cathedral. After Arthur's death, the castle at Camelot is said to be destroyed by Mark of Cornwall.

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Camelot is the [[Myth/KingArthur legendary kingdom]] of Characters/ArthurPendragon, with the name being used to refer to his castle and court. The real location of Camelot is widely debated. It is first mentioned in a ChivalricRomance by Creator/ChretienDeTroyes when Arthur is said to relocate from Caerleon to Camelot, but does not bear great significance and is just another of Arthur's courts; significance; Camelot became cemented as the hub of the kingdom a few centuries later in British texts and about a century after that in French texts and completely, thanks to ''Literature/LeMorteDArthur''. Camelot is said to sit on the same river as Astolat, be surrounded by moors, forests, mountains, and contain St. Stephen's Cathedral. After Arthur's death, the castle at Camelot is said to be destroyed by Mark of Cornwall.

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Camelot is the [[Myth/KingArthur legendary kingdom]] of Characters/ArthurPendragon, with the name being used to refer to his castle and court. The real location of Camelot is widely debated. It is first mentioned in a ChivalricRomance by Creator/ChretienDeTroyes when Arthur is said to relocate from Caerleon to Camelot, but does not bear great significance and is just another of Arthur's courts; Camelot became cemented as the hub of the kingdom a few centuries later in British texts and about a century after that in French texts and completely, thanks to ''Literature/LeMorteDArthur''. Camelot is said to sit on the same river as Astolat, be surrounded by moors, forests, mountains, and contain St. Stephen's Cathedral. After Arthur's death, the castle at Camelot is said to be destroyed by Mark of Cornwall.
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* The French TV series ''{{Kaamelott}}'' (based on an Old French spelling)

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* The French TV series ''{{Kaamelott}}'' ''Series/{{Kaamelott}}'' (based on an Old French spelling)


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[[caption-width-right:344:The original Broadway cast: Robert Goulet as Lancelot, JulieAndrews as Guinevere and Richard Burton as Arthur]]

A 1960 musical by LernerAndLoewe, shortly after the success of ''MyFairLady.'' It is an adaptation of T.H. White's ''TheOnceAndFutureKing,'' following the story of King Arthur.

At the start of the story, King Arthur is a young man, anxiously awaiting the arrival of his bride, Guinevere, who shares a similar amount of anxiety. HilarityEnsues for a short while before they are married, but Merlin is abducted by Nimue before he can warn Arthur of the perils of the future. King Arthur decides to write a new code of chivalry, "where violence is not strength, and mercy is not weakness," and forms the round table.

Then comes along Sir Lancelot, an enormous braggart. Nobody really likes him that much, until he wins the tournament and seems to bring a slain knight back from the dead. Guinevere and Lancelot fall in love, which Arthur becomes painfully aware of.

ItGetsWorse when Mordred, Arthur's illegitimate son comes, with the intention of ruining his father. He turns the knights back to their barbaric ways, and exposes the affair between Guinevere and Lancelot, leaving Arthur no choice but to have her executed. Lancelot comes rushing in to rescue her, but it incites a war.

The musical is most heavily associated with the Kennedy Administration, as JFK was a fan of the show.

Later adapted in 1968 by WarnerBrothers into a movie starring Richard Harris as Arthur, Vanessa Redgrave as Guinevere and Franco Nero as Lancelot.

For the 2011 television series produced by Starz and GK-TV, [[{{Series/Camelot}} see here]].

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!!This work contains examples of:

* TheAce: Sir Lancelot
* BadassBaritone: Again, Sir Lancelot
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: Guinevere prays for "The Simple Joys of Maidenhood," which includes a knight pining for her, her being competed for, and people starting a "little war" for her. She gets all she asks for, but at the cost of her marriage and Camelot itself.
* BeingEvilSucks: Arthur tries to convince Mordred of this.
* BeingGoodSucks: Mordred convinces the knights of this in "Fie on Goodness."
* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Arthur's Utopian dream is crushed, and he's about to head into a war that you know will result in a massacre if you've read the legends. But he's assured that at least what he and his men did will be remembered, as one young boy escapes the battlefield to tell the tale.]]
* CardCarryingVillain: Mordred
* CutSong: "Fie on Goodness" is cut from some productions. Another number, between Mordred and Morgan [=LeFey=], is often cut. Nobody misses it.
* DarkReprise: Of the title song, towards the end. Though it's more bittersweet than dark.
* {{Flashback}}: The re-worked version(taken from the film) has the entire show be a flashback from the perspective of King Arthur on the night before the final battle.
* IAmSong: "C'est Moi."
* OneSceneWonder: Nimue, singing "Follow Me."
* OnlyMostlyDead: Sir Lionel at the jousting.
* TedBaxter: Sir Lancelot is this, to everyone's irritation.
* VillainSong: "The Seven Deadly Virtues" and "Fie on Goodness"

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[[caption-width-right:344:The original Broadway cast: Robert Goulet as Lancelot, JulieAndrews as Guinevere and Richard Burton as Arthur]]

A
''{{Camelot}}'' may refer to:

* The
1960 musical by LernerAndLoewe, shortly after the success of ''MyFairLady.'' It is an adaptation of T.H. White's ''TheOnceAndFutureKing,'' following the story of King Arthur.

At the start of the story, King Arthur is a young man, anxiously awaiting the arrival of his bride, Guinevere, who shares a similar amount of anxiety. HilarityEnsues for a short while before they are married, but Merlin is abducted by Nimue before he can warn Arthur of the perils of the future. King Arthur decides to write a new code of chivalry, "where violence is not strength, and mercy is not weakness," and forms the round table.

Then comes along Sir Lancelot, an enormous braggart. Nobody really likes him that much, until he wins the tournament and seems to bring a slain knight back from the dead. Guinevere and Lancelot fall in love, which Arthur becomes painfully aware of.

ItGetsWorse when Mordred, Arthur's illegitimate son comes, with the intention of ruining his father. He turns the knights back to their barbaric ways, and exposes the affair between Guinevere and Lancelot, leaving Arthur no choice but to have her executed. Lancelot comes rushing in to rescue her, but it incites a war.

''Theatre/{{Camelot}}''
*
The musical is most heavily associated with the Kennedy Administration, as JFK was a fan of the show.

Later adapted in 1968 by WarnerBrothers into a movie starring Richard Harris as Arthur, Vanessa Redgrave as Guinevere and Franco Nero as Lancelot.

For the
2011 television Starz TV series produced by Starz ''Series/{{Camelot}}''
* The French TV series ''{{Kaamelott}}'' (based on an Old French spelling)

See also other media
and GK-TV, [[{{Series/Camelot}} see here]].

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!!This work contains examples of:

* TheAce: Sir Lancelot
* BadassBaritone: Again, Sir Lancelot
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: Guinevere prays for "The Simple Joys of Maidenhood," which includes a knight pining for her, her being competed for, and people starting a "little war" for her. She gets all she asks for, but at the cost of her marriage and Camelot itself.
* BeingEvilSucks: Arthur tries to convince Mordred of this.
* BeingGoodSucks: Mordred convinces the knights of this in "Fie on Goodness."
* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Arthur's Utopian dream is crushed, and he's
tropes about to head into a war that you know will result in a massacre if you've read the legends. But he's assured that at least what he and his men did will be remembered, as one young boy escapes the battlefield to tell the tale.]]
* CardCarryingVillain: Mordred
* CutSong: "Fie on Goodness" is cut from some productions. Another number, between Mordred and Morgan [=LeFey=], is often cut. Nobody misses it.
* DarkReprise: Of the title song, towards the end. Though it's more bittersweet than dark.
* {{Flashback}}: The re-worked version(taken from the film) has the entire show be a flashback from the perspective of King Arthur on the night before the final battle.
* IAmSong: "C'est Moi."
* OneSceneWonder: Nimue, singing "Follow Me."
* OnlyMostlyDead: Sir Lionel at the jousting.
* TedBaxter: Sir Lancelot is this, to everyone's irritation.
* VillainSong: "The Seven Deadly Virtues" and "Fie on Goodness"
KingArthur.
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* BadassBaritone: Sir Lancelot

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* TheAce: Sir Lancelot
* BadassBaritone: Again, Sir Lancelot


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* OnlyMostlyDead: Sir Lionel at the jousting.
* TedBaxter: Sir Lancelot is this, to everyone's irritation.


* BittersweetEnding

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* BittersweetEndingBittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Arthur's Utopian dream is crushed, and he's about to head into a war that you know will result in a massacre if you've read the legends. But he's assured that at least what he and his men did will be remembered, as one young boy escapes the battlefield to tell the tale.]]

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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: Guinevere prays for "The Simple Joys of Maidenhood," which includes a knight pining for her, her being competed for, and people starting a "little war" for her. She gets all she asks for, but at the cost of her marriage and Camelot itself.

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