The Last Kingdom: Season 2

Universal (2015)
Drama, Adventure
USA | English | Color
8.3

England, 872. A Saxon man, raised by Danes, must choose a side and play his part in the birth of a nation, alongside the man who would become known as King Alfred the Great.


Cast View all

Rutger Hauer Ravn
Jason Flemyng King Edmund
Ian Hart Beocca
Simon Kunz Odda the elder
Eva Birthistle Hild
Lorcan Cranitch Father Selbix
Adrian Bower Leofric
Sean Gilder Wulfhere
Peter Gantzler Earl Ragnar
Matthew MacFadyen Lord Uhtred
Charlie Murphy Queen Iseult
Adrian Bouchet Steapa
Emily Cox Brida
David Dawson King Alfred the Great
Alexander Dreymon Uhtred of Bebbanburg
Peri Baumeister Gisela
Thure Lindhardt Guthred
Björn Bengtsson Sigefrid
Toby Regbo Aethelred
Rune Temte Ubba
Julia Bache-Wiig Thyra
Christian Hillborg Erik
Harry McEntire Aethelwold
Mark Rowley Finan
Tobias Santelmann Ragnar the Younger
Ole Christoffer Ertvaag Sven
Arnas Fedaravicius Sihtric
Brian Vernel Odda the Younger
Millie Brady Aethelflaed
Eliza Butterworth Aelswith

Episodes View details

1 Episode 1 60 min | Mar 13, 2017

Uhtred the fearless and instinctive warrior, begins his voyage north to avenge Earl Ragnar’s death and recapture his ancestral lands of Bebbanburg from his traitorous uncle, Aelfric. King Alfred’s conviction to unite the separate kingdoms of England is stronger than ever and he sets his sights on the wild lands of the north, which have fallen into the control of savage Dane brothers Sigefrid and Erik. Upon receiving word from Brother Trew and Father Beocca about a prophesised new king in the form of Christian Dane Guthred, Alfred sends the priests on a rescue mission, weighted in silver to free Guthred from the hands of slave traders. Elsewhere, Uhtred still feels the loss of Iseult and, fearful that they are straying from their journey north, Hild takes matters into her own hands to advance their quest. While crossing paths with Father Beocca in Eoferwic, Uhtred finds himself embroiled in a rescue mission and is brought face to face with an enemy of old. As the team enter into dangerous territory, will the exchange of ransom go to plan?

Director: Peter Hoar
Writer: Stephen Butchard
2 Episode 2 60 min | Mar 23, 2017

When spies infiltrate the Cumbraland army, Uhtred must rely on his troops to protect him from a perilous attack. Spurred on by the recent rogue ambush, Guthred makes a decision to march on Eoferwic. However, Abbot Eadred’s disapproval of Uhtred grows to dangerous heights and his influence over the Dane King threatens the alliance between Guthred and Uhtred. Finding himself face to face with ruthless brothers Erik and Sigefrid, will Guthred’s efforts to emulate Alfred’s conciliatory tactics backfire? Meanwhile, Hild goes on a journey of self-discovery as she considers exchanging her life as a nun for that of a warrior. Seeking to prove herself to Uhtred’s men, she sets about a gruesome task. Elsewhere, Kjartan’s thirst for revenge grows stronger, as Uhtred rides as the dead horseman once again. When affection between Uhtred and Gisela reaches new heights, Uhtred’s enemies close in and he suffers a grave betrayal.

Director: Peter Hoar
Writer: Stephen Butchard
3 Episode 3 60 min | Mar 29, 2017

Betrayed by Guthred and condemned to a life of slavery, Uhtred and Halig, along with fellow slave Finan, are forced to row endlessly on a trader ship. Meanwhile, in order to gain their allegiance, Guthred welcomes Aelfric and the savage Dane brothers Erik and Sigefrid into Eoferwic,- a reward for dispatching Uhtred. But when a dispute in the terms threatens to jeopardise the agreement, Guthred offers Gisela as a peace offering. but will she comply? Having been released from imprisonment by Alfred, Ragnar and Brida are given instruction to rescue Uhtred. Accompanied by Saxon warrior Steapa, Ragnar and Hild set off in search of the slave ship. But, with the conditions at sea worsening, will they be able to find Uhtred and Halig in time? As Ragnar travels north to confront the men who sold Uhtred into slavery, he discovers that Guthred is steadily losing control of his power. Erik and Sigefrid have failed to defeat Kjartan and are still at large in the north setting up a stronghold at York once more. Meanwhile in Wessex, Alfred seeks to further his influence over Mercia by arranging a marriage for his daughter Aethelflaed.

Director: Jon East
Writer: Stephen Butchard
4 Episode 4 60 min | Apr 05, 2017

Guthred’s lack of judgement has divided Northumbria. Having sworn his allegiance to Alfred once again, Uhtred must travel North to defeat the brothers Erik and Sigefrid, take back Eoferwic and reassert Guthred’s authority. Alfred spots an opportunity to remind Guthred of his duty to Wessex and sends Aethelwold to join Uhred’s riding party. But with the responsibility of ensuring Eoferwic’s future as a Christian region thrust upon him, Aethelwold’s judgement becomes clouded. Joining Brida and Ragnar’s men in Loidis, Uhtred and the others discuss a plan of attack and turn their attention to Dunholm. Ragnar is intent on avenging Kjartan: can Uhtred come to his aid without defying Alfred? Meanwhile, a confrontation with the Northmen brings a shocking turn of events and elsewhere, hostility is rife when Sven attempts to reason with Thyra. But will she want to hear what her captive has to say?

Director: Jon East
Writer: Stephen Butchard
5 Episode 5 60 min | Apr 12, 2017

Some time has passed since the battle of Dunholm and Uhtred still serves Alfred as lord of the Wessex town of Coccham. Despite the peace of recent years, trouble is brewing in nearby East Anglia and Aethelwold brings Uhtred a strange tale along with a proposition that is hard to ignore. Uhtred's continued strong will and latent restlessness creates tension and strain during a royal visit from Alfred and an unexpected meeting with the Northman Erik gives Uhtred more food for thought, although it puts he and Gisela at odds. Meanwhile, at Winchester, preparations for the royal wedding are underway as Aethelred of Mercia arrives. Beocca confides in Uhtred and is left with an important question to ask.

Director: Jamie Donoughue
Writer: Stephen Butchard
6 Episode 6 60 min | Apr 19, 2017

Winchester celebrates Aethelred and Aethelflaed's wedding, but the festivities are short-lived as the clouds of war gather and Alfred runs out of options to keep the peace. When rumours swirl, Alfred's mistrust of Uhtred reaches a new low and Uhtred is relegated in his duties as the warlord of Wessex. Aethelred is called to step up to the plate, but a fatal mistake allows Erik and Sigefrid to outwit the Saxons and terror reigns.

Director: Jamie Donoughue
Writer: Stephen Butchard
7 Episode 7 60 min | Apr 26, 2017

Driven to hiding in the marshes after the Vikings invade Wessex, Uhtred and Alfred finally make amends and devise a plan for retaking the kingdom.

8 Episode 8 60 min | May 03, 2017

Calling upon Saxon forces to rally and drive the Vikings out of Wessex, Uhtred and Alfred prepare for a decisive battle, but treachery awaits.

Editions

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5053083115630 Blu-ray Disc 1 2017
191329012468 Blu-ray Disc 1 May 30, 2017
9317731132520 Blu-ray Disc
5053083115623 Blu-ray Disc
5053083115524 Blu-ray Disc
191329012475 DVD 1 May 30, 2017
9317731132513 DVD
5053083115517 DVD
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