BBC America and BBC Two UK Announce Premiere of ‘The Last Kingdom’ TV series

BBC The Last Kingdom

The TV series The Last Kingdom premieres Saturday, 10 October 2015 at 10/9c in the US on BBC America.

The TV series will air in the UK on BBC Two on Thursday, 22 October 2015 at 9pm. http://www.tvwise.co.uk/2015/10/bbc-two-sets-premiere-date-for-the-last-kingdom/

The Last Kingdom is a contemporary story of redemption, vengeance and self-discovery set against the birth of England.

This historical drama comes from BBC America, BBC Two and the Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning producers of Downton Abbey, Carnival Films.  The series is an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling series of books ‘The Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories’ by BAFTA nominated and RTSD award-winning writer Stephen Butchard.

For more information:  http://www.bbcamerica.com/the-last-kingdom/

And to read a review of the programme: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/10/arts/television/review-the-last-kingdom-offers-a-fight-with-swords-for-identity.html?_r=1