The Last Kingdom Season 6 Release Date & Cast

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There’s something about historical stories that attract people. The first Game of Thrones, and now The Last Kingdom. In March 2022, the latest season of The Last Kingdom debuted on Netflix. It’s easy to see why fans are already demanding when we’ll get The Last Kingdom season 6 given its immersive fight scenes, real-life occurrences, and fast-paced narrative; it’s no surprise they’re calling out for more right away.

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What is The Last Kingdom all about?

The Netflix series tells the story of Uhtred of Bebbanburg, born a Saxon but raised by Danes. The Last Kingdom is based on The Saxon Stories novels by Bernard Cornwell. The first season of The Last Kingdom premiered on BBC Two in the United Kingdom on 10 October 2015 and later worldwide on Netflix on 6 December 2015.

The show’s third season was announced on 4 April 2018. The eight-episode third season was released on 19 November 2018. On 26 December 2018, Netflix announced that The Last Kingdom had been renewed for a fourth season of ten episodes, which was released on 18 April 2020. The fifth season was ordered on 30 July 2020, with production resuming in Hungary in August 2020 and wrapping up in November 2020. The season is expected to premiere in mid-2021.

The Last Kingdom has been generally well-received by television critics. The first season holds an 80% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 38 reviews with an average score of 7.71/10. The site’s critical consensus reads, “The Last Kingdom fuses beautiful cinematography and spectacular action sequences with a smart script and terrific performances to produce an addictive adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s historical fiction novel series.”

The second season also received positive reviews from critics. Rotten Tomatoes scored 87%, based on 22 reviews, with an average rating of 8/10. The site’s critical consensus reads, “The Last Kingdom’s sophomore season matches its predecessor’s high standard for visually sumptuous historical drama with a more confident sense of narrative purpose, making for an addictive addition to any viewer’s queue.” Critics acclaimed the third season.

On Rotten Tomatoes, it scored 100%, based on 14 reviews, with an average rating of 9/10. The site’s critical consensus reads, “A beautifully filmed adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s novels that manages to be both historically precise and utterly compelling, The Last Kingdom is essential viewing for fans of smart, violent historical epics.”

The fourth season received even better reviews from critics. Rotten Tomatoes, has a score of 100%, based on 15 reviews, with an average rating of 9.5/10. The site’s critical consensus reads, “The Last Kingdom continues to expand its narrative scope while staying true to the grit and medieval mayhem that makes it so addictive, with another season of bloody battles and dramatic developments.”

The fifth season was also well-received by critics. Rotten Tomatoes has a score of 100%, based on 11 reviews, with an average rating of 9/10. The site’s critical consensus reads, “The Last Kingdom raises the stakes even higher in a thrilling fifth season that moves the show closer to Cornwell’s novels while staying true to its own unique vision.”

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Fans are already looking forward to The Last Kingdom season 6, given the show’s stellar reviews and addicting narrative. The Last Kingdom is one of the best historical dramas out there, and we can’t wait to see what season 6 has in store for us.

Review About The Last Kingdom Season 6
Original Network Netflix and BBC
Story Adaptation Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories
Country of Origin UK
Language English
Finale Seven Kings Must Die

What will The Last Kingdom Season 6 be about?

The Last Kingdom is inspired by Bernard Cornwell’s book series called The Saxon Stories. So far, the show has covered the first ten books in five seasons. There are still three books in the series that haven’t been adapted yet, so that the movie will be based on those instead. This means that Dreymon and many other seasons five cast members will likely appear in the film since it takes place after season five.

At MCM London Comic-Con, Nigel Marchant said the fifth season would be the series finale. He said, “There was always one more story we wanted to tell,” but with Netflix’s support and fans’ desire to see more content, they decided to make one last season. Fans may have to wait for The Last Kingdom Season 6 Trailer also named as, Seven Kings Must Die.

The Last Kingdom Season 6 Release Date

The Last Kingdom Season 6 will debut at some point in the future, albeit when that time comes remains unknown. The internal sources claim that we can anticipate The Last Kingdom Season 6 to premiere sometime between January and June 2023, but this is still unconfirmed.

The first season of The Last Kingdom aired on BBC Two in late 2015. The second season ran a few years later, in early 2017. Netflix launched the third season in 2018, and the fourth arrived two years later, in 2020. However, according to rumours, we’ll have to wait until 2022 for the fifth instalment.

What Happens to The Last Kingdom Season 6 cast?

the last kingdom season 6 cast

You can rest easy knowing that Uhtred of Bebbanburg’s journey to reunite kingdoms isn’t over before you bang your fists on the table. Fans may anticipate Seven Kings Must Die, a Netflix movie covering the tale’s final three books.

In a Radio Times interview, the executive producer, Nigel Marchant, stated, “The fifth season of the television show does seem like the finale, and the movie will be much more of a standalone. Fans of the TV show will especially enjoy it, but you can watch it even if you’ve never watched the program.”

Season 5 appears to close with everything resolved, but it’s not all sunshine and rainbows. Uhtred is now moving closer to realizing his father’s ambition of uniting England after the war for Bebbanburg is over. The Saxon Stories’ last three volumes will be brought to life for viewers, as planned. Things are far from over for Uhtred’s journey with a furious king and a burgeoning family.

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The Last Kingdom Season 6 Conclusion

The Last Kingdom will soon end, and while we’re excited to see how the story concludes with the movie’s release, we’ll miss being able to escape into that world. Let’s not forget that the finale will be a 2-hour show named “Seven Kings Must Die,” and there’s a lot that fans expect from it.

  1. Shash says

    Waiting for The Last Kingdom Season 6 Release Date eagerly.

  2. Andrea says

    I think there should be more of the last kingdom, obviously there is much history and it should go on and on!
    People like myself enjoy Viking erra

    1. Karen Bryan says

      Everytime they get really good, they end them. All of the best movies, series, etc, always end when they are in their Highest point.

  3. James says

    There is no SEASON 6 of The Last Kingdom! The last part is a Movie it is called The Last Kingdom Seven Kings Must Die!

    1. Susan Sanders says

      We don’t want a movie! We want the Seasons to continue and not just season 6 we want 7 and 8 and 9. As many as we can get, we are faithful Watchers. A 2 hour movie will be over to fast and seems alot will be left out. We want to see everything that happens.

      1. Paul says

        I agree with the majority and would love to see this series continue on tv! A movie is also good but why not continue with something that has brought such success!!!

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        1. Ramiro says

          Es la mejor sería de netflix las king que haya muchas más verdadera historias que en el pasado el presente no conoce

      3. Karen Bryan says

        Yes, exactly.

  4. Jen says

    I just finished it now. Can’t wait to see the movie… I’ve really enjoyed it! Im not a book person but this made me search for more. I also love Uhtred’s accent (Alexander Dreymon), it feels like music to my ears. I miss them right away.

  5. Susan Sanders says

    There is So very much more that could be told. We enjoy having it viewed in seasons instead of a movie. We become a part of what we are watching, we get scared with them. Cry with them, hold our breath, and cheer with them. There is so many shows on that has 12-14 Seasons, why can’t the Last Kingdom be like those? I know there has to be So much more to tell, so much more happened and we want to know, we want to watch. Please give us what we ask for, the history is so Important to learn and very intriguing to watch. I thank Netflix for airing it, but give us more, there is too many ridiculous shows on that has 15-20 season that teach us nothing. This show has grown on us and I speak for so many. I hope that you change your mind and continue the season. You have many loyal Fans waiting to see what happens next.

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    2. Christy says

      Couldn’t agree more

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    4. Bob says

      I am a fan of British history in this time. so I back Susan’s call for more. a movie, even 2 hours dose not do justice to three books when 2 books were 2 seasons of 8 episodes and 3 of 10 all nearly an hour long. Netflix was on a winner, why stop now.

    5. John says

      I would marry you, If I knew you. 🙈Cuz, I would be happy knowing you want what I want.

      This cannot be the end. There is more to tell, more to imagine… C’mon.😩

      1. Carila says

        More more! We all want more! Seasons!

  6. Yassir says

    I literally shade tears on the last scene of the episode where utrede stood in his birthright kingdom please continue with the series atleast tell us the story of there sons please this is one of the most amazing series i have watched and loved and feel part of it please make it to be seasons…

  7. Lynne says

    Additive! My husband and I watched it all!! together, and he’s not a tv watcher at all! Hated to see it end. The movie will be cool but will still leave us wanting more Uhtred!

  8. Robet says

    Just got done binging the entire story. So good that sometimes I didn’t go to sleep until 4:00 a.m.
    As a descendant of Vikings, I felt like I was part of the story, although I would have only been a peasant warrior and certainly would not have lived as I did to reach 76. I just finished my first draft of a 87,000 word autobiography, and was proud to include my heritage. ALWAYS MEDICATED NEVER HEALED The Life and Times of a Bipolar Teacher.

  9. Christy says

    I absolutely LOVE the story/show. It’s very addictive. I’ve done watched the whole series/story more than once. I can’t believe that it’s ending. There is so much more that could be told. I laughed, I cried, I held my breath with them. I swear every series/show I really get into and love they always end up only having just a few seasons. It drives me crazy! There are so many dumb shows that have like 15-20 (if not more) seasons, why can’t The Last Kingdom be like them and have MORE seasons. It’s a very good, interesting, entertaining, and all around just absolutely a GREAT show. I mean it’s just not right. It has so many fans and viewers why would are y’all gonna take it away from us just like that?. Heart breaking 💔 There are so many ppl that love the show and wanting more. PLEASE change your mind and give us more. Can’t wait to watch the movie but why not continue it in seasons?. It’s also just gonna have us all wanting more so come on plz continue the series and give us many more seasons. As popular as it is and with so much more that could/should be told, I can’t believe y’all are just gonna end it. We really hope that y’all change your minds about ending it.

  10. Cynthia says

    I love, love, love this entire series. I have watched this movie every nite for 4 mi. I know and love every one and every thing about this error. I’ve learned so much. Can’t wait for the ending.

  11. Garry says

    This series made me feel so many emotions, happiness, sadness, broken hearted, triumph and defeat! I admired Uhtred’s spirit of compassion and knowing right and wrong. He was the fiercest of warriors, but he never bullied or killed unless it was warranted. Yet he had much Dane in him. He loved his Dane father and learned how to fight from him. I became attached to not just the Uhtred character, but many of the people in his life. I really thought the relationship between Uhtred and Father Bioorca was wonderful! Spanning several decades and stages of life. And Uhtred’s unrequited love for Lady Aethelfled. I felt real emotional pain when she died. It takes a great plot and great acting to extract that type of reaction! The actress playing Lady Aethelfled really had a regal air about her. And a beauty that only a true queen could possess. Uhtred’s relationship with Brida, going from a childhood friendship to a romantic love and eventually evolving into a love/hate bond. I became attracted to all the characters! Some I hated and some I loved. Uhtred had such an eclectic group of friends and acquaintances. From kings to bloodthirsty villains. I guess it’s obvious that I loved The Last Kingdom. I would also love it if you brilliant people would make a sixth season! Please, I think there are many more battles and negotiations for Uhtred to participate in. Thank you for giving us the first five seasons!

    1. Ralf says

      I never knew one could get instantly addicted to a TV program so quickly, and I never know i would love a program about a old era like the last kingdom so much! How beautifully filmed and geniusly written omg and the backgrounds and storylines, I became an instant fan, hope it never ends!

      1. Karen says

        I totally agree with everyone here asking for more series. I have never binge watched a series as excellent as this. I have now bought the books to read though I have never read any books like this before and I am an avid pensioner reader.

  12. Mhe says

    Please continue to create the series. I even started to watch it again from season 1 before I watch the movie. We really loved the series please continue the series…

  13. Selina West says

    Not happy that you are not going to do a 6th season of ” THE LAST KINGDOM” as other people have said before me we need more 6, 7, 8, 9 ect. Please change your minds.

  14. Amber says

    I agree 💯 with everyone there is so much garbage on t.v. now and they all have nothing to gain by watching all 24 26 27 28 29 ect of the seasons.
    The last kingdom is a majestic show and yes the movie is 2 hours long but there is so so so so much more that you could go off from to create more seasons for the fans. I absolutely love the last kingdom and all the characters I love the story line. As others said before me, the show makes you feel connected, you feel all the emotions all the pain all the suffering and happiness, joy ,hate ,every darn emotion you could think of. as I watch this show it makes me feel like I am truly there , as a welsh descendant my self it was amazing going on this journey with Uhtred and I do not want this show to end ever. The last kind is By far one of the best shows ever made in history and quit literally made about history in my opinion . Please please please please continue on do not stop with the movie.

  15. BlueWolf says

    This is without a doubt one of the most underrated shows on TV. I love it I had finished it a while ago so to get ready for the movie I just re-watched season 5. I loved it as much as the first time. The Last Kingdom is awesome!

  16. Umasankar debbarma says

    I want know what happened after season 5 I can see next season tell us

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