The Last Kingdom is a British historical fiction television series based on Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories series of novels. It premiered in 2015 on BBC America, BBC Two and later in 2018 on Netflix.
As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred – born a Saxon but raised by Vikings – seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.
After Uhtred follows his father to the battlefield, he watches his father’s death from the sidelines, when the invading Danes capture Uhtred he is brought up as one of them after proving himself.
The Last Kingdom Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 10 October 2015.
- Rating: 18.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.