The Last Kingdom, Series 2HD
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Set in the year 878, series two returns to find Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon), the fearless and instinctive warrior, beginning his voyage north to reclaim his own fate: to avenge Earl Ragnar’s death, and recapture his ancestral lands of Bebbanburg. Alfred’s conviction to create a united England is stronger than ever, and he sets his sights on the wild lands of the north, which have fallen into chaos and rebellion. It is a dangerous time for Saxon and Dane alike, but Alfred champions a new king - a Christian Dane - to unite the tribes. This king has been enslaved, and Uhtred becomes embroiled in a rescue mission which brings him face to face with an enemy of old.
|1||HDVideoEpisode 1||Series Two returns to find Uhtred, the fearless and instinctive warrior, beginning his voyage north to reclaim his fate: to avenge Earl Ragnar’s death, and recapture his ancestral lands of Bebbanburg. Alfred’s conviction to unite the 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 Northmen. Alfred champions a new king - a Christian Dane - to exert his influence beyond Wessex. This king has been enslaved, and Uhtred becomes embroiled in a rescue mission which brings him face to face with an enemy of old.||57:12||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|2||HDVideoEpisode 2||When spies infiltrate the Cumbraland army, Uhtred must rely on his troops to protect him from a perilous attack. He rides as the dead horseman once again, and Kjartan’s thirst for revenge grows ever stronger. Hild goes on a journey of self-discovery as she considers exchanging her life as a nun for that of a warrior and Guthred’s efforts to emulate Alfred’s conciliatory tactics backfires when his indecision and lack of ruthlessness weakens the Saxons’ position. When affection between Uhtred and Gisela reaches new heights, Uhtred’s enemies close in and he suffers a grave betrayal.||59:13||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|3||HDVideoEpisode 3||Uhtred is thrown in chains on a ship and Hild and Ragnar embark on their mission to free him, but time is not on their side. The lords of the north congregate in Eoferwic, and Guthred learns to sorely regret his act of clemency. Gisela refuses to be used as a political pawn, while Aelfric is tireless in his efforts to hunt Uhtred down, and enlists an old adversary to help finish him once and for all. Alfred turns his mind to forging a political alliance making Aethelflaed aware of her duty as he seeks suitors for her. Halig's act of bravery comes at a high price, which Uhtred finds difficult to bear.||59:14||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|4||HDVideoEpisode 4||Uhtred is under orders from Alfred to rid Northumbria of the warlord brothers Erik and Sigefrid, but Ragnar is now free and intent on avenging Kjartan for the death of his family - can Uhtred come to his brother's aid without defying the king? Gisela and Uhtred make a promise, before he journeys north and confronts Guthred for his incarceration and Halig's death. Finan has an idea for how to attack the brothers, and the results of the confrontation are shocking. Odda voices some concerns about Uhtred's intentions but Alfred is confident he can keep Uhtred on a long leash, and Beocca brings hope where it is most needed.||56:58||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|5||HDVideoEpisode 5||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.||58:45||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|6||HDVideoEpisode 6||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.||58:30||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|7||HDVideoEpisode 7||Aethelflaed is missing and Aethelred and the Saxons return to Winchester to break the news to King Alfred, while Uhtred goes home to Gisela with plans to uncover the truth by his own means. Alfred's stubborn determination causes Odda to question whether the will of the king and the good of the kingdom are at odds - will he need to make a choice of loyalty between the two? Uhtred and Sigefrid come face to face and Uhtred is confronted with a decision which will define the fate of Wessex.||57:47||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|8||HDVideoEpisode 8||When King Alfred is told the great sum of Aethelflaed's ransom - and the horror that will likely befall his daughter if Wessex does not pay - he feels there can be only one way forward despite this jeopardising the kingdom. Suspicions at Beamfleot threaten to unravel the lovers' escape plan, and Uhtred must think on his feet if he is to secure Aethelflaed's freedom and save Wessex. Odda risks everything for the kingdom and makes an unlikely ally, while Gisela and Uhtred contemplate a future as enemies of Alfred. In a devastating showdown at Beamfleot, there is passion, heartbreak and treachery - if Uhtred survives, will he be free to finally recapture his ancestral lands?||59:12||£2.49||View in iTunes|
|101||HDVideoThe Story So Far||Remind yourself of all the drama from the first series of The Last Kingdom, which follows Uhtred, born a Saxon but raised a Dane, as he sets out to seek his destiny and recapture his ancestral lands.||5:51||Free||View in iTunes|
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great viking drama with excellent script characterisation of leads ti monor roles. lots to love about this. Enhanced as historically accurate in danelaw and struggles to unite a country. Love the the main viking characters, all leading actors complament the story, cannot wait to see more evolution of series from the books.