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The Last Kingdom, Television Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * * *

Cast: Alexander Dreymon, Ian Hart, David Dawson, Adrian Bower, Brian Vernal, Eliza Butterworth, Emily Cox, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, Harry McEntire, Tobias Santlemann, Simon Kunz, Amy Wren, Matthew Macfadyen, Rune Temte, Henning Valin Jakobsen, Charlie Murphy, Sean Gilder, Lorcan Cranitch, Alec Newman.

To love history, to love the chronicles of English Literature that delve further back than even that of the great works of art beloved by Geoffrey Chaucer or the stunning Beowulf, one must then surely admire just how the kingdom of England was forged in the fire of heat and war, to the point where even a committed pacifist could take up a sword to defend a hillside or see the Somerset Levels not as a housing estate but as a naturally occurring set of defences.

Lewis: Beyond Good And Evil. Television Review. I.T.V.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 7/10

Cast: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Angela Griffin, Susan Wooldridge, Priyanga Burford, Alec Newman, Richie Campbell, Clare Holman, Rebecca Front, Robin Weaver, Tom Davey, Patrick Walshe Mcbride, Joe Dixon, Gruffudd Glyn, Emily Houghton, Martin Chamberlain, Paul Lacoux, Holly Blair, Sean Murray.

It is the terrifying grip that a mesmeric individual can wield over the thoughts of another that makes copy-cat killings so repellent. The mimic or the ventriloquist doll in the skin of a human being so transfixed by the evil in one person’s demeanour and plausible words that they lose sight of themselves, they lose their humanity to the point where they are actually more than an impersonator, they take on the residue of evil themselves in the final episode of the last series of Lewis, Beyond Good and Evil.