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.
A cunning tactical play by King Alfred keeps Uhtred close at heel, but it’s not long before Uhtred realises he has been tricked and his relationship with the King hits a new low. Meanwhile, a great battle looms over Wessex.
The Last Kingdom Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 01 November 2015.
- Rating: 18.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.