Uhtred is ailing badly from an injury incurred whilst escaping. Brida leads raids on Welsh villages. The Saxons are immigrants - according to the British, the Celts, they have stolen the land they have. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. Aethelwold meets with Bloodhair and Haesten and suggests an alliance that includes Ragnar and Uhtred. Eadred sends an emissary to Bebbanburg to request support for Guthred’s mission. Alfred condemns him to die. 1 Plot 1.1 "Episode 4.1" 1.2 … Critics Consensus: The Last Kingdom fuses beautiful cinematography and magnificent action sequences to create highly gratifying historical drama. He spent much of his time defending the northern border from the Scots. Edward wants the defences along the Wessex border to be increased nonetheless. A Viking raid led by Young Ragnar and Guthrum disrupts the fight between Leofric and Uhtred. Uhtred approaches the Danes' camp and meets Sihtric there. Uhtred tells of Haestens’s treachery and tells Alfred he must attack him to prevent the fusion of Haesten’s and Cnut’s army. Sihtric arranges that Skade meets Uhtred in the night. The Last Kingdom. 6 VIDEOS | 659 IMAGES. Uhtred offers to take over the men of Bebbanburg, but they decline due to their loyalty to Wihtgar. Vikings transports us to the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok, a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore - and raid - the distant shores across the ocean. In Bebbanburg, Lord Aelfric loses half his men in a battle with Vikings raiding from Scotland. Cnut has invaded Mercia, while Aethelred rampages through East Anglia. Alfred visits Coccham to reprimand Uhtred for hanging a thief without a trial. In 1016 after Cnut came to power, Cnut had Earl Uhtred killed, along with 40 other Saxon nobles, probably on Christmas Day. Haesten is defeated and absconds with Skade. The Last Kingdom Follow BBC America. Retrouvez tous les détails des 5 … Uhtred and Ragnar raid Dunholm, Kjartan’s fortress. Leofric’s nephew, Osferth, a monk and Alfred’s illegitimate son, swears allegiance to Uhtred. Alfred sends one army led by Odda the Elder to the Severn River to face Ubba, and one to the south of Wessex to face Guthrum. By chance, Alfred learns that Odda the younger has been dealing behind his back with the Danes. Some years later on the eve of Thyra’s wedding, Kjartan attacks Ragnar’s settlement, killing Ragnar. Odda the Elder, who has recovered from his injury, kills him for his treachery. "I do see something modern in it - that we are all immigrants. Haesten sees that Cnut is moving his men from East Anglia, presumes that they are going to Ireland, and tells Eardwulf who is now commander of Aethelred’s guard. Alfred sends Uhtred to Cumberland to defeat Erik and Sigefrid. Iseult tells Uhtred that Thyra is alive. He encounters Haesten, who tells him that Cnut orchestrated Ragnar’s death, and of the invasion of Mercia. One reviewer indicated that this had a positive effect: "With it came a certain increase in production values, most notably during the epic end-of-episode clash in which the swing of every sword and thwock of every shield hit firmly home," but added that "the blood-and-gore budget has also undergone a significant increase, thanks in large part to the arrival of the beautiful but psychotic Skade (Thea Sofie Loch Næss)". Uhtred finds Odda’s army camp and suggests to him that he sets fire to Ubba’s ships, as a distraction, on condition that Odda attacks Ubba’s army as soon as he sees the fire. She decamps to a nunnery at Wincelcumb. Uhtred marries Gisela. A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future. Aethelflaed waits with Aldhelm at Wenloca, but loses heart when Uhtred doesn’t turn up. [36] Swedish actor Ola Rapace joined the cast for series 3, as Jarl Harald Bloodhair. She asks Uhtred to kill her, but he refuses. Nick Murphy (Prey, Occupation) is co-executive producing and directing multiple episodes. [54] On Metacritic, series 1 has a score of 78/100 based on 15 reviews. Aethelwold visits Aethelred. A gangster family epic set in 1900s England, centering on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby. Odda takes his own life. At Aylesbury, Aethelhelm bars her entry to the fortress, the gates of which have been closed to peasants seeking shelter from the plague. Edward wants to wait for Aethelred’s return before going to battle. The third series' ten episodes were produced solely by Netflix. This browser is supported only in Windows 10 and above. Alfred dismisses Odda as his advisor. She tells him that she knows that either he or Bloodhair killed Ragnar. Brida exhumes the bodies of deceased Saxons. Guthred wants to negotiate a truce with Erik and Sigefrid. Lady Aelswith overcomes her animosity towards Uhtred and asks Alfred to send him to rescue her. Uhtred and his men set off on foot for Winchester. Odda the Elder chooses to attack. [56][57], Sam Wollaston reviewed the first episode in The Guardian and warned, "It's wise not to get too attached to anyone in The Last Kingdom". The Last Kingdom is based on the novels of Bernard Cornwell about how King Alfred became the first king of the Anglo-Saxons and created England. Uhtred informs the King, who then leads an army to Werham (Wareham) to stop the invasion that is being led by Guthrum (now King of East Anglia) and Ubba. Aethelred insults Gisela and makes an enemy of Uhtred. Young Ragnar, Hild and Steapa wait through autumn and winter for Sverri’s return to Northumberland. The Last Kingdom (TV Series 2015– ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. When Uhtred learns that Ubba has returned from Ireland, he escapes from Werham with Ragnar’s help and sends Alfred news of Guthrum’s planned betrayal of the truce. Soon afterwards, the people of Eoferwic rebel and reclaim the city. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence. Saxon or Dane? [52][53], The series has been met with a positive critical response. All episodes of The Last Kingdom. On this condition, the Witan approves her appointment as Queen of Mercia until such time as Aelfwynn marries. The attacker is Earl Ragnar, a warlord. Edward and Aethelflaed agree to give Sigtryggr Eoferwic. He tells Brida of his interest in her. He dares Aethelwold to kill Ragnar in his sleep, which he does. Sigefrid suspects Erik has become too attached to Aethelflaed and locks her in a cage in the main hall of the fortress where all Danes can ensure that she is imprisoned. They tell him of their plans. As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred - born a Saxon but raised by Vikings - seeks to claim his ancestral birthright. Thyra is stalked by one of Aethelwold’s men. Uhtred saves Ragnar’s daughter, Thyra, from molestation by the shipmaster Kjartan’s son, Sven. Uhtred enters the Witan that takes place after the funeral and tells the Ealdormen, and Edward, of Eardwulf’s treachery. Aethelwold tells them that the key to their success is killing Uhtred. Brida miscarries Uhtred’s child. Uhtred drowns Skade, thus lifting the curse she placed on him. Uhtred arrives in Bebbanburg and enters the fortress under cover of darkness. This historical drama comes from BBC America, BBC Two and the Golden Globe® and Emmy® award-winning producers of … Aethelwold offers to foment unrest that will aid an uprising. The attackers are led by Kjartan, a disgruntled Viking who had been banished by Ragnar from his lands years earlier for an offence committed by Kjartan's son Sven. Sven captures Thyra as a slave. The Last Kingdom premieres Saturday, October 10 at 10/9c. Guthred sees no danger in integrating the Danes into his army and agrees. Father Beocca is worried about Thyra’s safety, who is experiencing bigotry from the residents of Winchester. The first series of eight episodes premiered on 10 October 2015 on BBC America, and on BBC Two in the UK on 22 October 2015. A second series of eight episodes was aired on BBC Two in the UK in March 2017. Aethelred is expected to do the same. King Edward has started to increasingly depend on Aethelhelm, who tells him of Cnut’s move to Ireland. “The Last Kingdom,” which begins Saturday on BBC America, could persuade you otherwise, but it sure isn’t in a hurry to do so. Forced to choose between the country of his birth and the people of his upbringing, his loyalties are ever tested. Young Uhtred decides to return to the monastery to pursue his life as a cleric. Thyra dies inside Beocca’s burning house. Uhtred goes to Saltwic, where his daughter, Stiorra, Aethelflaed’s daughter, Aelfwynn, and Edward’s first son, Aethelstan, reside. An English combat nurse from 1945 is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743. The streamer became the sole producer and distributor for the third season and beyond. He reaches Cnut and Bloodhair’s camp and tells them of his defeat. Edward considers betrothing Aelfwynn to Eardwulf. Uhtred and Skade form an alliance. The Welsh take Brida prisoner. An earl of that name lived and ruled Bebbanburg (Bamburgh Castle) and Northumbria during the reign of Æthelred II, though about a century after the setting of The Last Kingdom. The website's critical consensus reads, "The Last Kingdom fuses beautiful cinematography and magnificent action sequences to create highly gratifying historical drama". Aethelwold begins conspiring against Uhtred. He asks Alfred to send 1,000 men. Aldhelm tells Aethelflaed that Aethelred wants her killed and she should flee to safety. Uhtred brings Sigefrid’s amputated swordhand to Guthred and insists he gives him an army, or pay with his life. Sign in. Eardwulf kills Aethelred. by Adam Sweeting Friday, 23 October 2015. Uhtred and his men accompany Aelswith to Bedwyn where she plans to raise Aethelstan. Cnut and Brida join forces. Alfred sends Edward’s wife to a nunnery, thereby freeing the path to a betrothal with Aethelhelm’s daughter, Aelflaed. Father Beocca reveals his love for Thyra. Aldhelm, commander of Aethelred‘s household guard, suggests that Uhtred provided the Danes with information as to Aethelflaed’s whereabouts. The Last Kingdom Critics Consensus. Eadith helps Aethelflaed to flee. [25], Filming for the second series began in Budapest in June 2016. [40][41], On 7 July 2020, the series was renewed for a fifth series by Netflix. The series started shooting in November 2014. The discs contain the 8 episodes of the original 1st Series of ‘The Last Kingdom’, shown on BBC2 and BBC America in October 2015. Cnut and his army have arrived at Tetsworth in Mercia. Cnut waits at Tameworthig for a battle with Edward, who is expected to defend Mercia in Aethelred’s absence. Full Episodes Movies Schedule. Aethelwold plots have both Alfred and Edward killed so that he can claim the crown. [51], The second and third series were released on Netflix in the US, Canada, Denmark, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Japan, Australia, and Portugal. Sigtryggr agrees. Alfred negotiates with Guthrum and Ubba for peace and is successful. Edward defies his mother’s decision and rescinds Uhtred's outlaw status once again. Share. King Alfred asks Ragnar the Younger to try to find and save Uhtred. Iseult tells Uhtred that she will lose her power as a sorceress and seer if she sleeps with him. Alfred decides to arrange a marriage for Edward, who is now a teenager. Uhtred and Alfred meet in secret and make their peace with one another. Here are some of our picks to get you in the spirit. Guthrum decides to send Aethelwold into Alfred’s camp to kill him. The Last Kingdom England, 872. A Saxon man, raised by Danes, must choose a side and play his part in the birth of a nation, alongside the man who would become known as King Alfred the Great. He convinces Alfred to give him the support he needs. Wihtgar kills Aelfric. He offers them the fortress of Dunholm in exchange for Eoferwic, but for this they must join forces to defeat Kjartan. His army breaches the door to the fortress. They are ambushed by Vikings led by Haesten, who capture Aelswith, Stiorra and Aethelstan. Haesten has other plans for her. Uhtred returns to Alfred, keeping Aethelflaed's secret and allowing the king to believe he can ransom his daughter, setting him at odds with Odda and Aethelwold, who propose a military intervention. After thirty days of siege, Edward has still failed in his attempts to enter Winchester. The Ealdormen refuse to confirm Eardwulf’s betrothal to Aelfwynn. Edward is incensed. He convinces them to attack a rival, King Callyn, for an ample reward. Uhtred marries Mildrith, Odda’s goddaughter, on the King’s recommendation and becomes an Aelderman. He tells him of his chronicles of historical events and his dream of a united England. Cornwell said the BBC was interested in … Aelswith escapes from Winchester. Cnut assumes leadership of the Danes. She fails, but vows to be his undoing; she later goes into labor. Alfred sends Aethelred and Uhtred to Beamfleot to negotiate the ransom. Odda will be put on trial for treachery. Alfred is unaware of Aethelred’s treachery. Uhtred captures Aethelwold’s man, Offa, on the estate after he fails to kill Uhtred. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? King Uhtred sends his eldest son, Uhtred, to spy on the Danes. The fortress is attacked by Cnut’s men who want to capture Aethelflaed. Uhtred lets Cnut’s sons go. Uhtred leaves Dunhom with Skade and his men. He pardons Uhtred without knowing his final decision. Aethelwold informs the Danes of Uhtred’s plans and that Sigebriht will attack the Saxons from the rear during the battle. Lady Aelswith visits Edward's first wife, Ecgwynn and her son and expresses remorse for her past behaviour. Eardwulf realizes he must tell Aethelred of the Viking invasion of Mercia. He tells Mildrith that their marriage is over. Aethelwold plots with Aethelred to let Edward lead a battle against the Danes resulting in his death in battle. She leaves for Eoferwic with her army. [8] All ten episodes of series 4 appeared on Netflix on 26 April 2020. Eardwulf informs Aethelfled, who sees this as an opportunity to conquer East Anglia. Uhtred encounters Skade who tells him that she has cursed him. Alfred rejects his advice. [1] .mw-parser-output .toclimit-2 .toclevel-1 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-3 .toclevel-2 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-4 .toclevel-3 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-5 .toclevel-4 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-6 .toclevel-5 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-7 .toclevel-6 ul{display:none}, The year is 866, and the Great Heathen Army's arrival in Britain is about to redefine the relationship between Vikings and Anglo-Saxons. [42], The main events of the reign of Alfred the Great and his heirs are well recorded, and a number of men called Uhtred ruled from Bamburgh Castle,[43] most notably Uhtred the Bold more than a century later. [2] In Bernard Cornwell's series he adds a 'historical note' at the end, in which, especially in the first book, he mentions that Uhtred the Bold was his ancestor. Aethelred’s army arrives to enter the fray. On 26 December 2018, Netflix renewed the show fo… The Last Kingdom season 3: Will there be another series on the BBC and Netflix? [5] The second series covers the happenings of Cornwell's novels The Lords of the North and Sword Song. Aethelred is pursuing Eadith, Eardwulf’s sister, thus far, in vain. Brida and Ragnar’s cousin, Cnut, discover Uhtred and his men, and bring them to Dunholm (Durham). She wants Sigtryggr to invade Wessex to take revenge on Edward and Uhtred for Tettenhall. Alfred has brought an army to confront Odda at Beamfleot. Bloodhair challenges Haesten to a fight to the death. 374 of 405 people found this review helpful. Osbert/Uhtred’s uncle, Aelferic, claims Bebbanburg. Lord Aethelhelm advises Edward to ignore her concerns. They find Thyra, who is severely traumatized by her life as a slave to Kjartan and his son, Sven. Leofric dies in battle. He arranges a Witan. [7] Much of the series was written by Stephen Butchard, and filming was completed in Hungary. On 26 December 2018, Netflix renewed the show for a fourth series, released on 26 April 2020 and once again produced by Carnival Films. Lady Aelswith promises her that if she amasses her forces at Tettenhall, she will ensure that Edward’s army will join her there. On Rotten Tomatoes, series one has an 87% approval based on reviews from 31 critics, with an average of 7.61/10. Ragnar offers him and his men peaceful hospitality. Uhtred vows to avenge his adoptive father's death, while simultaneously hoping to reclaim Bebbanburg from his uncle—who seeks to kill Uhtred to keep Bebbanburg for himself. Uhtred travels with Leofric, Alfred and his soldiers to Odda’s estate and learns of the death of his son. Edward attacks Winchester even though the fortress cannot be breached. Uhtred and a Saxon girl named Brida are taken as slaves by Earl Ragnar, now settled in Danish Northumbria, which becomes their adopted home. Aethelwold has not given up hope of assuming the throne when Alfred dies. Uhtred, Leofric, Iseult, and a nun, Hild, who Iseult rescued, are helped to escape by Brida, whose feelings for Uhtred have clearly changed to indifference. Erik gives him his word that he will leave Northumbria in exchange for his brother’s life. They suspend Uhtred, Osferth, Pyrlig, Finan and Uhtred by their feet from trees and leave guards to wait till they die. The Last Kingdom. Ragnar and Hild are shocked to find Uhtred a broken and frail man. Brida imprisons Skade, but tells Uhtred that Skade could help him wield power. She convinces Uhtred to let her go: she wants to be Sigtryggr’s companion and embrace her Danish heritage. Aethelflaed kills Sigefrid. The Viking warlord, Sigtryggr, raids the Welsh settlements in search of Brida. Aethelred and Uhtred settle on a price with Sigefrid, but Erik tells Uhtred that he can’t let her go back to Wessex. He tells her because he is loyal to Mercia and not Aethelred. He sets Uhtred free, dismisses Aethelhelm as an advisor and instructs Aethelhelm to return to Wessex. 37 episodes. Bloodhair, Haesten and Aethelwold arrive at Dunholm. Uhtred is devastated by the loss of this oldest friend and of Bebbanburg. Edward and Aethelflaed form an alliance and resolve to send a joint army to the north to keep it under Saxon control. ", "Netflix Joins 'The Last Kingdom' As Co-Producer of Historical Epic's Season 2", "The Last Kingdom: Alexander Dreymon reveals 'horrible experience' on set during filming", "The Last Kingdom season 3 Netflix release date, cast, plot, trailer", "The Last Kingdom season 3 cast: Who is playing Bloodhair? Uhtred has recovered from his injury. The first series of eight episodes premiered on 10 October 2015 on BBC America, and on BBC Two in the UK on 22 October 2015. Aethelflaed is crowned Queen of Mercia. 'The Last Kingdom' in the Eyes of Bernard Cornwell "That's why they [the BBC] picked it", Cornwell explained to The Guardian. Lord Sigebriht of Cent, will switch sides at the last minute to the Danes, thereby ensuring Edward’s defeat. 1:04 | Trailer. Thank you Netflix for Season 3, it's simply outstanding! Uhtred advises Alfred to fight for Wessex before the Danes can gather even more forces. Alfred leads his army against Guthrum and Skorpa. Uhtred and Leofric dress as Vikings with the intention of raiding Cornwalum with some of Alfred’s men to acquire some wealth. If he is found on Wessex soil, Uhtred will be executed. Also that month, it was reported that Stephen Butchard would return as the sole script writer and that Netflix had signed on as an international co-production partner for the second series. Alfred offers to waive a death penalty in return for 100 pieces of silver and an oath of allegiance to Edward. Brida admits to Haeston that she is expecting Cnut’s child, but wants to keep the pregnancy secret until the battle with the Saxons is over. Priests are sent to tell his subjects that he is alive and that an army should be gathered. Alfred flees to safety and Aethelwold steals his crown and presents himself as the rightful king of Wessex to Guthrum. Uhtred and his men escape to their ship. Aethelred tells Aethelflaed that she will accompany him to battle. A second series of eight episodes was aired on BBC Two in the UK in March 2017. Social. Uhtred proposes that the battle takes place in the forest near Bedanford. Uhtred leaves for Aethelflaed’s estate, Saltwic. The Witan approves Uhtred as Lord and Protector of Mercia. There they are befriended by the Irishman, Finan, another slave. Uhtred believes Sigtryggr will negotiate. The Last Kingdom (BBC2) Rating: Class of '92: Out Of Their League (BBC1) Rating: Nobody expected the Beeb’s budget could deliver dragons. He sets Beocca’s house alight with Thyra inside. It is a contemporary story of redemption, vengeance and self-discovery set against the birth of England. Brida is devastated by Ragnar’s death. Uhtred and Brida give Earl Ragnar’s treasure to Young Ragnar, who has returned from Ireland. Brida wants to torture Uhtred but Sigtryggr prevents it. Edward orders his army to take control of Aylesbury. Halig is ill and weakened from a winter spent on Iceland and is killed by the boat owner Sverri on the return journey to England, in punishment of Uhtred and Finan for their attempt to escape. Edward begins to understand that Aethelhelm is following his own agenda. Sigefrid and Erik have returned and plan to occupy the fortress of Beamfleot (on the Temes river) and the city of Lunden in Mercia, thereby blocking supply chains to Wessex. They are condemned to a fight to the death. Mildrith gives birth to a baby boy. Aethelflaed asks Aethelred to find a suitable match for her daughter, Aelfwynn to ensure the succession of the crown. The Danes take control of Winchester. [6] Series 3 is based on The Burning Land and Death of Kings, but with considerable plot changes. Sign out; Get caught up in the latest full episodes of BBC America … Father Beocca approaches King Alfred and tells him that Uhtred is in the city. The Last Kingdom est une série TV de Stephen Butchard avec Alexander Dreymon (Uhtred de Bebbanburg), Alexander Dreymon (Uhtred). Mercia is being raided by Danes. [37][38] Swedish director Erik Leijonborg was behind the camera for series 3, he has collaborated with Rapace on several Swedish TV-series. Young Odda persuades Mildrith to leave for safety with him. Ragnar leaves Wessex for Northumbria and resents Uhtred’s decision to remain in Winchester serve Alfred. Alfred and his clerics confront Uhtred for his action of disinterring Gisela to give her a pagan funeral. King Uhtred joins the other two Northumbrian kings (Osbert and Aella) to battle against Ragnar and Ubba (another warlord) at Eoferwic (York), and is killed. He suspects Aethelwold of conspiring against him and also voices suspicion of Uhtred. Uhtred lures Bloodhair and his men to Fearnham, a location that Alfred and Aethelflaed’s armies will use as a battlefield. He schemes to undermine Edward and spreads rumours that Uhtred aims to take Wessex after Alfred’s demise. She tells Uhtred that she suspects she is expecting Erik’s child. Father Beocca marries Thyra. ... Take a look at the film and television career of the late Chadwick Boseman. Her Welsh captors take great delight in torturing and humiliating her. When they try to capture Aelfwynn, Eadith tells them that Eardwulf murdered Aethelred. Odda’s army attacks and defeats the Danes, but he is seriously injured in battle. Bloodhair comes to Eashine to claim Skade. Set ninety-seven years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, when a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends one hundred juvenile delinquents back to Earth, in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet. Brida and Young Ragnar are held by Alfred as hostages to guarantee the truce. Title: Ubba doesn’t believe Uhtred. As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred - born a Saxon but raised by Vikings - seeks to claim his ancestral birthright. Aethelflaed takes a vow of chastity to ensure that the crown will pass to the future spouse of Aelfwynn, an Ealderman. [9] As in series 3, there are significant plot differences to the books. Alfred tells Uhtred of Skade’s prediction of his imminent death. Cnut’s man, Bjorgulf, calls his bluff. A severe storm decimates Guthrum’s ships that were approaching the Wessex coast. Netflix was the sole distributor of the third series of ten episodes, produced by Carnival Films, streamed from 19 November 2018. King Guthred tries to raise an army to reclaim Northumbria from the Danes, beginning with Eoferwic. Uhtred goes to Odda’s estate to see Mildrith and his son. Uhtred plans to use the monks as camouflage to gain entry to Bebbanburg. Ragnar is disgusted and disappointed at this apparent disloyalty. Cnut denies it. He took the liberty of installing Uhtred earlier in history. He and his men plan to bring them to Ceaster to safety. Aelswith discovers that Edward imprisoned Aethelflaed and has sent men to hunt her and Aelfwynn. Alfred asks Uhtred to serve him for a year, to advise him on Danish battle skills, and in return will help him reclaim Bebbanburg. Alfred and Guthrum agree on a peaceful withdrawal of the Danes from the fortress of Werham and Wessex. Uhtred threatens to kill one of Cnut’s sons. Alfred’s army is hidden in the forest but watches passively as Uhtred’s men are slaughtered in the battle. Sihtric is at the camp and tells them that Uhtred is weak in mind and body. All The series has been described in advance as the BBC's answer to Game of Thrones. Eardwulf flees. Uhtred and Brida locate Storri, Ubba’s sorcerer, and take him hostage so that Uhtred can tell Ubba of his innocence without risk of being killed. Uhtred arrives at the abbey where Aethelflaed is hiding. She blames Uhtred because he abandoned Ragnar. Eardwulf sees an opportunity in Aethelred’s imminent demise. Sigebriht decides to fight on Edward’s side. Edward overrules the Ealdormen and opens the gates, thereby creating suspicion that he has designs to control Mercia. TV-MA | 1h | Action, Drama, History | TV Series (2015– ) Episode Guide. They visit Storri who tells them that to avenge Ragnar's death and cross from Niflheim to Valhalla, his assassin must be killed with a sword that is coated with Ragnar’s blood, or the blood of his kin. Aethelwold stalks them and persuades Uhtred to let him join the group. Where is it set? Edward tells Eardwulf to confine Aethelflaed until the betrothal is finalised. Aethelred tells Aethelwold, his son, that his drunkenness makes him an unsuitable heir. [44] The people identified as "Danes" came from many places in and around Denmark, including Southern Sweden and Norway. Wollaston and Runcie both remarked on the similarities between Last Kingdom and Game of Thrones. They encounter starving Saxons who are fleeing a plague. Ragnar contemplates marching with them on Wessex to defeat Alfred. Uhtred rescues Gisela and kills Abbott Eadred in the process. Crazed Vikings and defiant Saxons are about to clash with spectacular results. When all appears lost, Edward’s army determines the outcome. He provokes them and it costs him his head, whereupon King Uhtred tells Osbert he is henceforth to be called Uhtred son of Uhtred. Uhtred raids Erik and Sigefrid’s camp and takes Sigefrid hostage. Remind yourself of all the drama from the first series of The Last Kingdom. Who is Ola Rapace? As a huge battle with the Danes is close, Edward has to make pivotal decisions that will affect the fates of Uhtred, Wessex - and England. Sihtric is furious and chooses to leave Uhtred and join Cnut. Uhtred returns to his estate with Mildrith and Leofric. Guthred offers his sister to Aelfric to create a political union. He has promised to stay with Ragnar, but when Aethelflaed contacts him to help her, he leaves Dunholm. Uhtred plans to strike Bebbanburg before the Scots return and Aelfric has a chance to increases his depleted numbers. The Last Kingdom star Alexander Dreymon broke the news in a Q&A with RadioTimes.com, to celebrate the launch of the final book in Bernard Cornwell’s series of … Edward, Alfred’s baby son is very ill and feared to be dying. Edward meets his betrothed, Aelflaed. Uhtred and Sigtryggr discuss a strategy to build a truce. Aethelflaed learns of Edward’s plan. Search for: Search. After the marriage, he discovers that she is heavily in debt to the church, and that he is now responsible for the debt. She asks Eadith to find Uhtred and to tell him to meet her at St Milburg’s priory in Wenloca. If Uhtred swears an oath of service, Ragnar will be spared. Aethelflaed is outraged at Edward’s betrothal plans. Uhtred has joined Aethelflaed in Aylesbury. The Last Kingdom, BBC Two War, treachery, ambition and vengeance in muddy ninth century Northumbria. But if Aethelflaed is left with the Danes she will be a trophy used to humiliate Alfred. But it is Aethelflaed that leads the army in its march to meet Alfred. Iseult gives herbal medicine to Alfred and it helps his own health problems.