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.
Uhtred receives news that Bebbanburg’s defences have been weakened by Scottish attacks and plans to seize his birthright, but Edward refuses to help.
The Last Kingdom Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 26 April 2020.
- Rating: 18.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.