The Black Cauldron

Black Cauldron Poster


Release date: July 24th 1985
Length: 80 minutes
Tagline: 'Hidden by darkness. Guarded by witches. Discovered by a boy. Stolen by a king. Whoever owns it will rule the world. Or destroy it.'
Purchase Status: 25th Anniversary Edition available


In the mystical land of Prydain, a young boy named Taran, who dreams of a future as an invicible warrior, finds himself leading a real-life quest. In a race against the evil Horned King, Taran must be the first to find the mysterious Black Cauldron - or the Horned King will unleash its power and take over the world.


TaranGrant Bardsley
EilonwySusan Sheridan
DallbenFreddie Jones
King EidillegArthur Malet
GurgiJohn Byner
HenwenAdele Malis-Morey
Horned KingJohn Hurt
CreeperPhil Fondacaro
OrgochBillie Hayes

Photo Gallery

Dallben, Taran, Henwen Gurgi with his apple Creeper The Horned King on his throne Princess Eilonwy Fflewddur Fflam Taran, the sword Fair folk Orgoch, Orddu, Orwen Fflewddur, Taran, Eilonwy Doli Fflewddur, Gurgi The Black Cauldron Taran, Eilonwy and Gurgi