The Last Kingdom (TV series)

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The Last Kingdom is a British historical fiction television series based on Bernard Cornwell's The Saxon Stories series of novels. The series was developed for television by Stephen Butchard, premiering on the 10 October 2015 on the BBC. In 2018 the show was acquired by Netflix.[1] The series lasted for a total of five seasons, with the final season airing on 9 March 2022. A feature-length sequel, titled Seven Kings Must Die, has been filmed for Netflix.

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The Last Kingdom
GenreHistorical drama
Based onThe Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell
Developed byStephen Butchard
Starringsee below
ComposerJohn Lunn
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes46 (list of episodes)
Executive producersStephen Butchard
Nigel Marchant
Gareth Neame
ProducerBen Murphy
Production locationsHungary, Wales
CinematographyChas Bain
EditorPaul Knight
Running time50–59 minutes
Production companyCarnival Film and Television
Original network
Original release10 October 2015 (2015-10-10) 
March 9, 2022 (2022-03-09)
Followed bySeven Kings Must Die