The Last Kingdom Season 5 Update: If you liked shows like The Crown and Victoria the Netflix’s The Last Kingdom is something of your taste. It features the historic unification of England based on the novel series by Bernard Cornwell named The Saxon Stories.
The first two seasons of The Last Kingdom were released on the BBC network while the third season premiered on Netflix as it solely produced it. Read for the updates on The Last Kingdom Season 5.
The Last Kingdom Season 5: Storyline
The series focuses on the unification of England and the role of the Royal family in the quest. The fourth season of The Last Kingdom consisted of one of the major losses, King Alfred’s death. We see how his wife Aelswith comes around after her husband’s death and the feuds between the Saxons, Aethelflaed, and Edward.
When the latter is forced to take over as king, he successfully manages to win over Sigtrygg, a Danish warrior. It is hard for the viewers to come to terms with Alfred’s death, moreover, they hope to see their beloved King return in the upcoming season as in a flashback.
Cast: Who will return?
The fifth season will have some of the old cast as they will be in their respective roles. Well, it is good because if the old characters get new faces, it is hard to get used to it. Some names are:
- Timothy Innes as King Edward
- Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred
- Millie Brady as Aethelflaed
- Toby Regbo as Aethelred
- Eysteinn Sigurðarson as Sigtryggr
The Last Kingdom Season 5: When can we get the release date?
The fourth season released on Netflix on 26 April 2020 and the next season got the renewal in July 2020. Fans are eagerly waiting for the show to return and hoping to know more about Uhtred. They just have to look forward to the end of production which will probably take 18 to 20 months. Netflix might release The Last Kingdom Season 5 in late 2021 or early 2022.