The Last Kingdom is back next month and the first trailer has arrived.
Netflix has released a brand new one-minute preview for the latest season of its epic historical drama series.
Set in the late 9th century AD, when England is divided into seven separate kingdoms, The Last Kingdom originally launched on BBC America in 2015.
The official synopsis for Season 4 reads: “After the death of Alfred, the alliances between the kingdoms are fractured. The new King, Edward, is intent on isolating Wessex and strengthening his reinforcements against possible Dane incursions, while Lord Aethelred of Mercia makes ambitious plans to establish himself as a rival to Wessex.
“When Northumbria also faces hostility, Uhtred believes the timing is right to challenge his uncle Aelfric to take back his ancestral home, Bebbanburg. But fate shifts in a different direction; news comes that Mercia is in turmoil, and Uhtred’s affection for Aethelflaed drives him back into the politics that threaten to break out into war.
“And just as it seems peace can be found between the Saxons, a new and unprecedented Dane enemy takes them by surprise. Uhtred begins to realise that his destiny is tied to Alfred’s dream and he becomes determined to resolve Saxon struggles before the possibility of England slips from their grasp forever.”
Watch the trailer:
Season 4 will be available to stream internationally from Sunday 26th April, exclusively on Netflix.
Returning cast members will include Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred, Ian Hart as Father Beocca, Toby Regbo as Aethelred, Emily Cox as Brida, Timothy Innes as King Edward, Eliza Butterworth as Aelswith, Mark Rowley as Finan, Millie Brady as Aethelflaed, Magnus Bruun as Cnut, and Jeppe Beck Laursen as Haesten.
Joining the cast in the new season are Stefanie Martini (Doctor Thorne) as Eadith, Aethelred’s new love interest, and Jamie Blackley (The Halcyon) as Aethelred’s new right-hand man, Eardwulf.
The Last Kingdom is available on DVD on Amazon.