The Last Kingdom is a dramatical show that deals with some of the histories. Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories novel series forms the basis of the show, and now it’s back with its fourth season.
After the renewal of the show was announced through their twitter handle in 2018. The show started filming in April 2019, and they announced in July 2019 that the show would arrive in 2020.
Alexander Dreymon, who plays Uhtred of Bebbanburg, will reprise his role and will challenge his Uncle Aelfric, played by Joseph Milson as Uhtred think this of the right time when the kingdoms are witnessing the broken alliances.
The actors who will be reprising their roles include Ian Hart (Father Beocca), Toby Regbo (Aethelred), Emily Cox (Brida), Timothy Innes (Kind Edward), Eliza Butterworth (Aelswith), Mark Rowley (Finan), Millie Brady (Aethelflaed), Magnus Bruun (Cnut) and Jeppe Beck Laursen (Haesten).
Stefanie Martini’s joining as Eadith, “Aethelred’s new love conquest” is also confirmed by Netflix. Jamie Blackley will also be joining the cast as Eardwulf.
The plot is purely based on the life of Uhtred, the son Uhtred who is brought by Danes. Later, when he grows by, he is found to have betrayed Danes’ king who treated him as one of their own.
He is then made to leave the land of Danes and reveals their war strategies to the Wessex’s King Alfred. The area of Wessex is not in Danish’s control; therefore he makes allies with them.
The trailer isn’t released yet, but you can get an idea of this show by watching the previous shows. Season 1 and 2 on BBC and season 3 on Netflix.