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

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