‘Britannia’ return date confirmed: When does Season 3 start?

Sky has revealed when the third season of Britannia will premiere.

The British historical fantasy series set in 43AD launched on Sky Atlantic in 2018, and is available in the US on EPIX.

Following a successful return in 2019, another season was announced early last year.

Production on Season 3 was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, but filming finally began in the autumn!

David Morrissey (The Walking Dead) is back as General Aulus in the brand new episodes.

Also returning are Mackenzie Crook, Annabel Scholey, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Eleanor Worthington-Cox, and Zoë Wanamaker.

Joining the cast this time around is Sophie Okonedo (Death on the Nile), playing Aulus’s wife, Hemple.

Okonedo commented last year: “I jumped for joy when they offered me the wonderful character of Hemple. Without giving too much away I’ll just say this woman has a huge appetite…”

Season 3 wrapped production in February, and now we have the news that fans have been waiting for…

It’s been officially confirmed that Season 3 will premiere in the UK on Tuesday 24th August!

All eight instalments will be available to stream on NOW TV, and the episodes will also air weekly on Sky Atlantic.

The show’s makers have promised it’ll be “epic, action packed, full of humour and terrifying in equal measure.”

A premiere date for American audiences hasn’t yet been announced, but we’ll let you know was soon as we find out.

The official synopsis reads: “[Season 3] sees a radical transformation in Cait’s (Eleanor Worthington-Cox) journey as the Chosen One with a decision that will tie her to the future of her war-torn people and their ravaged land.

“Aulus (David Morrissey) comes under pressure from a new and dark force – otherwise known as his wife (Sophie Okonedo), whilst Amena finds herself in a lethal Ménage à trois with both of them.

“Divis gets a new job which he despises, and Veran goes to the underworld and sees the future.”

Britannia is available to watch on Amazon Prime.