The Last Kingdom is an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s Saxon Stories. The books follow Uhtred of Bebbanburg from a boy taken from his birthright and raised by Vikings, later fighting for King Alfred the Great and his son Edward. Shield walls, blood, revenge and the forging of many Kingdoms into one nation, a dream of Alfred’s called England.
Season 01, Episode 01
Saxon boy Uhtred is seized by a Danish warlord. Years later he embarks on a quest of revenge to reclaim his inheritance and discover who he is – Saxon or Viking.