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The Last Kingdom

The Last Kingdom

BBC Two 2015

A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people combined their strength under one of the most iconic kings of history in order to reclaim their land for themselves and build a place they call home.

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The 10 Best Episodes of The Last Kingdom

The Last Kingdom - S3E10

#1 - Episode 10 (Season 3 - Episode 10)

As a climactic battle with the Danes draws near, untested Edward faces dire decisions about the fates of Uhtred, Wessex -- and England.

The episode was rated 8.33 from 1015 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S4E10

#2 - Episode 10 (Season 4 - Episode 10)

Edward besieges Winchester as he awaits Aethelflaed's reinforcements, but Uhtred isn't convinced that conquest is really Sigtryggr's ultimate aim.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 783 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S2E8

#3 - Episode 8 (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Odda defies Alfred to coerce the king into war. Uhtred conspires with Erik to rescue Æthelflæd, forcing a fateful confrontation with Sigefrid.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 2230 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S1E8

#4 - Episode 8 (Season 1 - Episode 8)

A united King Alfred and Uhtred leave the cover of the marshes and make a rallying call to all Saxon armies.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 2430 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S3E9

#5 - Episode 9 (Season 3 - Episode 9)

At the end of his days, Alfred takes Uhtred into his confidence about his plans for Edward's uncertain future, but Aelswith charts a different course.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 971 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S2E4

#6 - Episode 4 (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Dispatched to Northumbria, Uhtred walks a fine line between fealty to Alfred and assisting Ragnar's savage blood feud with Kjartan.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 2345 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S4E4

#7 - Episode 4 (Season 4 - Episode 4)

Hoping to be joined by Edward's troops, Aethelflaed and Uhtred ally with the Welsh to face Cnut's thousand-warrior army at the Battle of Tettenhall.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 814 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S2E7

#8 - Episode 7 (Season 2 - Episode 7)

Æthelred faces humiliation after his blunder in London backs Alfred into a corner. Her loyalties shifting, Æthelflæd makes a dire appeal to Uhtred.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 2205 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S3E5

#9 - Episode 5 (Season 3 - Episode 5)

A deadly betrayal threatens to splinter Ragnar's army. Uhtred forms a cunning battle plan and finds an unexpected ally in young Edward.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 1005 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S2E6

#10 - Episode 6 (Season 2 - Episode 6)

As his distrust of Uhtred deepens, Alfred sends Æthelred to drive Erik and Sigefrid from London, but the young lord harbors ambitions of his own.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 2238 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S3E4

#11 - Episode 4 (Season 3 - Episode 4)

Uhtred turns his attention to Aethelflaed's plight. Alfred forces Edward to face his duty. Ragnar's army marches but traitors emerge from within.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 995 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S1E5

#12 - Episode 5 (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Uhtred volunteers to attack Danish ships, but challenges Ubba in the process as the Danes threaten Wessex.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 2420 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S1E6

#13 - Episode 6 (Season 1 - Episode 6)

Uhtred leads a raiding party to Cornwall on a mission for wealth and independence and attracts the attention of a beautiful sorceress queen.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 2324 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S3E7

#14 - Episode 7 (Season 3 - Episode 7)

A message from Uhtred and the machinations of Skade exploit divisions among the Danes. His health failing, Alfred wrestles with Aethelwold's fate.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 970 votes.

The Last Kingdom - S2E3

#15 - Episode 3 (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Hild and Ragnar hunt for Uhtred, who lays plans for escape. Alfred eyes the kingdom of Mercia, and chaos erupts when Guthred's alliance crumbles.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 2416 votes.


Last updated: jan 28, 2023


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