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The Last Kingdom 

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As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred - born a Saxon but raised by Vikings - seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.
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Series cast summary:
Alexander Dreymon ...  Uhtred 26 episodes, 2015-2018
Ian Hart ...  Beocca 25 episodes, 2015-2018
David Dawson ...  Alfred 25 episodes, 2015-2018
Eliza Butterworth ...  Aelswith 25 episodes, 2015-2018
Harry McEntire ...  Aethelwold 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Arnas Fedaravicius ...  Sihtric 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Millie Brady ...  Aethelflaed 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Adrian Bouchet ...  Steapa 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Emily Cox ...  Brida 17 episodes, 2015-2018
Mark Rowley ...  Finan 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Jeppe Beck Laursen ...  Haesten 16 episodes, 2017-2018
James Northcote ...  Aldhelm 15 episodes, 2017-2018
Toby Regbo ...  Aethelred 15 episodes, 2017-2018
Simon Kunz ...  Odda / ... 13 episodes, 2015-2017
Ewan Mitchell Ewan Mitchell ...  Osferth 13 episodes, 2017-2018
Tobias Santelmann ...  Ragnar / ... 13 episodes, 2015-2018
Eva Birthistle ...  Hild 13 episodes, 2015-2018
Julia Bache-Wiig ...  Thyra 13 episodes, 2015-2018
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The year is 872, and many of the separate kingdoms of what we now know as England have fallen to the invading Danes, leaving the great kingdom of Wessex standing alone and defiant under the command of King Alfred. Against this turbulent backdrop lives our hero, Uhtred. Born the son of a Saxon nobleman, he is captured by the Danes and raised as one of their own. Forced to choose between the country of his birth and the people of his upbringing, his loyalties are ever tested. What is he? Saxon or Dane? On a quest to reclaim his birthright, Uhtred must tread a dangerous path between both sides if he is to play his part in the birth of a new nation and, ultimately, recapture his ancestral lands...

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England is Born

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 2015 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Korda Studios, Etyek, Hungary

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

In the books this series is based on, Uhtred is 9 years old when captured by Ragnar the Elder, 16 at the time of Ragnar's death in the hall burning and 19 at the end of the first book. In the series however Uhtred has aged much more by the time of the hall burning and appears to be in his mid 20s implying a much lengthier stay with Ragnar. See more »

Goofs

The standard helmet of the Danes is based on the Ultuna helmet, which was used by a Swedish warrior almost 2 centuries prior to the events of the series. See more »

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Featured in WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Netflix Originals (2018) See more »

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The Last Kingdom: Opening Theme
Music Composed by John Lunn
Vocals by Eivør Pálsdóttir (as Eivør)
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An amazing show that will keep you wanting more.
20 November 2018 | by DeminosSee all my reviews

Without going into too much detail, this show will slowly but surely get you attached to the main character Uhtred son of Uhtred. The immersion that this show provides leaves you stunned at times and it never fails to disappoint in terms of character development. It shows how a man who carries himself with honor and conviction doesn't always get what's due never the less that doesn't hinder him in pursuing his dreams and his birthright.


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