The Last Kingdom is a British historical fiction television series which is based on Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories. the show has been created by Stephen Butchard, Nigel Marchant and Gareth Neame first for BBC then later for Netflix. There are already 3 seasons that you can stream on Netflix. The basic premise of the show Angelo-Saxons are attacked by Danes. Uhtred, born a Saxon but raised by Vikings, finds his loyalties tested as he tries to claim his birthright and help create a new nation.
You can catch up on the 2 seasons which are available to stream on Netflix. The last kingdom is rated 8.3 on IMDB and 91% on reviews aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes. In this article, we are going to talk about the upcoming season of The Last Kingdom
On 19 March 2020, Netflix announced that season 4 will release on 26 April 2020, through an official post. You can stream it on Netflix at 1:30 pm IST on 26 April 2020
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The series is filmed primarily in Hungary with most scenes at the eight acres near Budapest owned by Korda Studios with its Medieval Village Set and surrounding mountains, forests, and lakes. The series is created by Stephen Butchard and produced by Carnival Film and Television. It was renewed for the fourth season in 2018 after the premiere of season 3.Here are some set photos of season 4.
Kingdoms will be challenged and battles will be fought. The Last Kingdom season 4 is coming soon to Netflix. What do you think is in store for these familiar faces? #TheLastKingdom pic.twitter.com/frXgVnTZYd
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The show protagonist is Uhtred of Bebbanburg, Uhtred the Bold (Uhtred’s father) was made Earl of a united Northumbria, his seat at Bebbanburg. He spent much of his time defending the northern border from the Scots. He fought against Danes and later killed. Uhtred’s brother is also killed and his uncle was made the lord. Danes take Uhtred and a girl named Brida as slaves.
There is not much revealed about the plot of this season but as per speculations this season will feature a much older Uhtred and he will attack Bebbanburg castle and take back his ancestral home from his uncle. This season will be based on The Pagan Lord (2013) and The Empty Throne (2014) books of the series. The fans are eagerly waiting for this season.
As of now, there is no official trailer for the fourth season of the series. They might release the trailer in the latter half of March or the early half of April. Keep your eyes on Netflix’s official youtube channel for the trailer.
Cast and Episodes
As per IMDB, there are a total of 10 episodes in this season of The Last Kingdom. They all will be around 50 minutes long, all the fans were waiting for this announcement as of now there is no synopsis of the episodes.
Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg
Emily Cox as Brida
Ian Hart as Berocca
Eva Birthistle as Hild
Mark Rowley as Finan
New cast members for series four include Stefanie Martini as Eadith, Aethelred’s new love conquest, and her brother, Aethelred’s new right-hand man and Uhtred’s rival Eardwulf, played by Jamie Blackley