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THE LAST KINGDOM: BBC AMERICA Sets Premiere Date, Teases the Series

July 31, 2015 by  
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Credit: BBC America

Credit: BBC America

THE LAST KINGDOM — based off the Bernard Cornwell book series, “The Saxon Stories” — will debut on Saturday, October 10th at 10 PM, BBC America announced.

Here’s what the network had to say about the new show…

“Eleven-year-old Uhtred was born a Saxon in 9th century Northumbria. He watches from a cliff top as invading Danish ships move toward his home, not knowing that his future will soon be turned upside-down. Young Uhtred witnesses his father killed and the Saxon army defeated. That same day he is taken by the Danish warlord, Earl Ragnar. His fellow captive is a feisty, sharp-tongued girl named Brida. The orphans are brought up in the Danish camp. Fast forward and the two have formed a close personal bond as kindred spirits and lovers.

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