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‘The Last Kingdom’ Season 1 – Episode 1.

The Game of Nerds

The Making of England.

As the Second Season was co-produced and is about to be released on Netflix Europe, here is a recap of the tv series called ‘the most underrated show on television’ by ‘The Guardian’ and ‘Game of Thrones withoutthe dragons’ by ‘GQ’.

‘The Last Kingdom’ is a historical British television series based on the best-selling novels of the same name by Bernard Cornwell. Set in an England, (that is not yet England), there are 4 kingdoms, with the Kingdom of Wessex being the last to stand against the Danes. The year is 872 and the story is about Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon),who has been robbed of his birthright and in the process is captured by Vikings who raise him as a Dane and as one of their own. Young Uhtred (Tom Taylor) Lots of people have thought that this series is the Saxon reply to…

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