The Last Kingdom Season 3 Start Date Announcement

The third instalment of The Last Kingdom, based on Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling books, will launch on Netflix on November 19.

For the first time, all ten episodes will premiere simultaneously on Netflix, and will feature a host of new characters including Ola Rapace (Skyfall) as Danish warrior Bloodhair, Thea Sofie Loch Næss (One Night in Oslo) as the dangerous seer Skade, Timothy Innes (Harlots) as King Alfred’s heir, Edward, and Magnus Bruun (Sprinter Galore, The Bridge) as Cnut.

The Last Kingdom Series 3 Episode 2 Magnus Bruun as Cnut Cnut is wary of Uhtred’s loyalty to Danes © Carnival Film & Television Limited 2018 Orbital Strangers

The Last Kingdom Series 3 Episode 2 Magnus Bruun as Cnut Cnut is wary of Uhtred’s loyalty to Danes © Carnival Film & Television Limited 2018 Orbital Strangers

The new series will see King Alfred consider his legacy, as his dream of uniting the kingdoms of England is jeopardised by incessant Danish attacks. Alfred knows that the only man with the power to crush the uprising and secure the Wessex dynasty is the great warrior and hero Uhtred, but when their volatile relationship reaches a breaking point, Uhtred must confront the difficult truth: if he deserts Alfred’s cause, everything he has fought for will be forever changed.

The Last Kingdom Series 3 Episode 5 Timothy Innes as Edward Edward prepares to ride for battle © Carnival Film & Television Limited 2018 Adrienn Szabo

The Last Kingdom Series 3 Episode 5. Timothy Innes as Edward Edward prepares to ride for battle © Carnival Film & Television Limited 2018 Adrienn Szabo

Produced by the award-winning Carnival Films, the ten-part season is adapted by BAFTA-nominated and RTS award-winning writer Stephen Butchard, who also serves as executive producer. The executive producers for Carnival are Gareth Neame and Nigel Marchant. Chrissy Skinns is the series producer and Cait Collins is the producer.

The Last Kingdom Series 3 Episode 7 Thea Sofie Loch Naess as Skade Skade reveals Bloodhairs destiny © Carnival Film & Television Limited 2018 Adrienn Szabo

The Last Kingdom Series 3 Episode 7 Thea Sofie Loch Naess as Skade Skade reveals Bloodhairs destiny © Carnival Film & Television Limited 2018, Adrienn Szabo

The Last Kingdom Season Three will launch on Netflix UK and US on November 19, it will be released at a later date across Africa, Belgium, China, Greece, Israel, Italy, the Middle East, the Netherlands, the Nordics and Poland. The series is distributed worldwide by NBC Universal International Distribution.

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