The Last Kingdom is a hugely popular show of the streaming giant Netflix, which saved the show when BBC dropped it after the second season. The hugely popular show is watched by a huge audience. Recently Netflix dropped the fourth installment of the show. Let’s get into the details of it.
When Did the Last Kingdom Release?
The show was released on April 26, 2020. It stayed true to its release date despite the current conditions. It was already renewed in 2018 and production started the next year in April.
Who Are the Cast Members?
The main cast mostly returned for the season. Here are the listed cast members:
- Timothy Innes (King Edward)
- Hart (Father Beocca)
- Jeppe Beck Laursen (Haesten)
- Emily Cox (Brida)
- Toby Regbo (Aethelred)
- Eliza Butterworth (Aelswith)
- Millie Brady (Aethelflaed)
- Magnus Bruun (Cnut)
- Mark Rowley (Finan)
- Stefanie Martini ( Eadith)
- Jamie Blackley (Eardwulf)
What’s the Storyline?
The fourth season was full of adventures and more fighting. Uhtred gets beaten up by his cousin Wihtgar on his return to Bebbanburg. Father Beocca died while saving young Uhtred. There is a nice bonding between Uhtred and his young daughter as shown in this season. Edward finally learns what is it takes to be a real king.
Another character named Athelred died this season. His death left the position of the Lord Protector available which was given to Uhtred. But he refuses and lets Aethelflaed take up the significant position who he thought of as the right person for the job. And there is Brida’s character which faces a great deal of betrayal by everyone.
Is There a Trailer for Season 4?
Yes, Netflix released a trailed long before the release of the show. Have a sneak-peek of the fights you like. Here is the trailer if you would like to watch it.
What’s the Rating of the Show?
There is a hell lot of violence in the show. With some huge bloody fightings, this show is surely not meant for children. There’s a huge amount of sex scenes which the plot demands. It’s already rated TV-MA by Netflix.
It has an IMDB rating of 8.4 and rotten tomatoes rating stands at an excellent 91% which is more than GOT. This surely does make it an interesting watch.