Vikings (2019): S06E01 – New Beginnings


Introduction

The sixth and final season of the historical drama television series Vikings premiered on 04 December 2019, on History in Canada.

The series broadly follows the exploits of the legendary Viking chieftain Ragnar Lothbrok and his crew, and later those of his sons. The first season of the series begins at the start of the Viking Age, marked by the Lindisfarne raid in 793.

The sixth season consists of a double order of twenty episodes, split into two parts of ten episodes; the second half will premiere in 2020.

Outline

Ivar and his bodyguard Vigrid travel the Silk Road. As they enter Kievan Rus, they are captured by men loyal to prince Oleg the Prophet. After torturing and dismembering Vigrid, Oleg finds out Ivar’s full story and takes an interest in the exiled king. The pair form an uneasy friendship after Oleg reveals how he murdered his unfaithful wife. Oleg discloses to Ivar that he plans to reclaim the Rus people’s ancestral lands in Scandinavia and invites Ivar to join him. In Kattegat, Bjorn outlaws White Hair and Ivar’s remaining retainers. Lagertha announces her plan to retire and rebuild her old farm, and live out the rest of her life in obscurity. Messengers arrive and inform Bjorn that king Olaf has occupied king Harald’s kingdom and holds him captive. Having saved Bjorn’s life twice, he is asking for his aid in reclaiming his freedom and lands.

Vikings Series

You can find a full index and overview of Vikings here.

You can find a full index of Vikings Series 06 here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Steve Saint Leger.
  • Writer(s): Michael Hirst.
  • Release Date: 04 December 2019.
  • Running time: 45 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: 18.
  • Country: US
  • Language: English.

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