When is The Last Kingdom Season 4 Returning to Netflix? Release Date, Storyline & More


The Last Kingdom Season 4 Expected Release Date

Back in April 2019, Netflix affirmed that filming had started about the 10 new episodes. So we can anticipate the release of season 2 in 2020.

What to expect in The Last Kingdom Season 4?

The book to be accommodated for the upcoming series is The Pagan Lord, published in 2013. This would signify an original batch of young actors will be needed. Within this book, Uhtred’s children by Gisela are all grown up.

The Last Kingdom Season 4 Recurring & Twist?

Alexander Dreymon is set to return as Uhtred of Bebbanburg (somewhat older), and, together with all the alliances between the kingdoms fractured, he believes that the timing is right to challenge his uncle Aelfric played with Joseph Millson.

Aside from this, a few of those returning cast will be Ian Hart as Father Beocca), Toby Regbo as Aethelred, Emily Cox as Brida, Timothy Innes as Kind Edward, Eliza Butterworth as Aelswith, Mark Rowley as Finan, Millie Brady as Aethelflaed, Magnus Bruun as Cnut and Jeppe Beck Laursen as Hasten.

Netflix has confirmed that the cast will be joined by Prime Suspect 1973 star Stefanie Martini as Eadith, who will be the new love conquest of Aethelred. The cast will be joined by Jamie Blackley as the brand new right-hand man Eardwulf of Aethelred.

What is The Last Kingdom about?

Set in the 9th century AD, the show is based on Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories books, with each season after two books’ events. Our hero is Uhtred son of Uhtred, a Saxon boy who’s brought up by Danes, as soon as they catch him and decide to raise him as their own.

But, Uhtred betrayed and the Danes come to believe that he killed his father, the Danish Ragnar the Elder. Uhtred is made to go to Wessex, the only one of the seven kingdoms (which make up what we currently think of as England) that isn’t in Danish control.

Once arrived, he also offers his aid — including comprehension of the Danes’ battle strategies — to the Wessex king, Alfred.


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